• Angela Moonan

Tips for Your Herb Garden

Updated: Aug 14, 2019

There's nothing quite like being able to walk out to your yard, or a nearby window sill, and pluck some fresh basil right from your own little herb garden!


We truly hope you're enjoying HomeGrown - where each month we'll be diving into all that's good about Living BIG in a small town... this post we're talking herb gardens!

When you're growing an herb garden, whether outdoors in your yard, or in containers on your sill, baby steps are still the key to success!

Herb gardens by the way, are a wonderful way to 'get started' in gardening with baby steps like growing some fresh rosemary, thyme, lemon mint, lavender, dill, cilantro.

Don't those all sound YUMMY?! Now that we've got your mouth watering and your wheels turning (we hope :), let's take a quick peek at an excerpt from "She Wears Many Hats" on TIPS for growing your Herb Garden:

TIPS FOR GROWING YOUR HERB GARDEN

Tips for Growing a Culinary Herb Garden


1. Drainage. Most herbs prefer moist, but well-drained soil with

2. Plenty of sun. ...Not too much.

3. Go easy on the fertilizer when growing herbs.

4. Keep your Herb garden accessible, and in sight.

5. Baby Steps :) = Keep it manageable. Be mindful of some of the great-sounding herbs that TAKE over as perennials like mint and dill. They spread like crazy so keep pruning it back to maintain reasonable amounts and allow your other herb choices to thrive!


Please be sure to share other tips with us on our Facebook page! If you'd like to submit an article for HomeGrown, please email your article along with any relevant links you'd like included to: BLOOM@AngelaMoonan.com. Keep on growing! xo


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