Growing herbs in your garden is a great way to add freshness and flavor to your cooking. Fresh herbs in your diet deliver many health benefits and can elevate recipes to new heights! Many gardeners choose to grow culinary herbs in their vegetable garden, however not all plants are well suited to this design. To save space in your herb garden and take advantage of beautiful blooms, these 12 culinary herbs are perfect additions to flower garden beds.
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The Comprehensive Guide to Raised Bed Gardening
Raised Bed Gardening is a method that allows us to spend more time enjoying our gardens and less time maintaining them. This guide will give you the tools to design, build, grow and maintain raised beds like a pro.
30 Unique Heirloom Vegetables for your Food Garden
Do you find yourself getting bored with your garden produce? Are you sick of planting the same things in your garden year after year? These 30 unique heirloom vegetables are sure to mix up the normal routine in your food garden and kitchen. So dig in and have fun exploring these exciting cultivars!
Wildflower Cottage Garden Design
Designing a wildflower cottage garden can turn an otherwise wasted yard space into an oasis of blossoms. Wildflowers provide a safe haven for pollinators and wildlife while bringing joy to all who look upon them. With minimal effort, you can plant a wildflower patch this year to enjoy for generations to come.
Companion Planting: Cracking the Code
Have you ever looked at lists of companion plants and wondered why? Why are these certain plants good companions? What makes them go well together? And most importantly, is there a way to implement companion planting without cross referencing lists in multiple books and websites? The answer is yes, you can gain a deeper understanding of companion planting, and this will make it easier and quicker for you to plan vegetable garden layouts.
Plant Friend or Foe: Companion Planting in the Vegetable Garden
Take the guess work out of planning your vegetable garden layout with this comprehensive list of vegetable garden plants and their companions!
How to Make a Succession Garden Schedule
Do you wish you could get more out of your vegetable garden space? By creating a succession planting schedule, you can! Increase yields from all your crops with proper planning and foresight. This guide will give you the confidence and tools to create your very own planting schedule no matter the size of your garden.
How to Grow a Medicinal Tea Garden (Plus over 40 Plants!)
There is nothing like a hot cup of tea to cure what ails you! Herb gardens are an incredible resource for making herbal tea and medicines at home. Buying bulk herbs can be quite expensive, whereas garden plants and seeds are a one time purchase that will keep producing for years to come.
Top 20 Flowers for a Cottage Garden
With height, bloom time and color in mind, you can create an enchanting cottage garden with ease. Your hard work will be repaid with a low maintenance masterpiece you can enjoy year after year. Plus your vegetable garden will thank you for all the added pollination it receives from the bees and butterflies that flock to your flowers.
How to Start Seeds Indoors and Keep Them Alive!
Learn the entire process for indoor seed starting success including: setting up your growing space, what supplies to purchase, when and how to plant, seedling care, common seed starting problems, hardening off and transplanting.