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Learn all about growing your own herbs, both indoors and outdoors. From delicious fresh basil to thyme, oregano, rosemary and so many more. Herbs are some of the most important plants for cooking delicious homemade meals.

Many of our favorite culinary herbs grow on big plants. Rosemary, oregano, thyme, sage, and tarragon can all grow to be 2 feet or taller. As a result, we’re often left with an over-abundance of herbs that have a limited shelf life. While nothing can replace the flavor of fresh culinary herbs, dehydrating can help …

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I love growing chives in our herb garden. Not only do they offer a delicious (and gentle) onion flavor to home cooking, but they also help deter pests in the vegetable garden. To top it off, chives also produce gorgeous pink or purple blooms in spring. The flowers are ornamental, but also edible (and delicious). …

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Thyme is my personal favorite culinary herb. The aroma is sweet and subtle, perfect for flavoring hearty soups and stews, or for infusing into butters and sauces. Thankfully, thyme is also easy to grow from seed. There are many types of thyme, from German thyme to lemon thyme to creeping ground cover types. However, starting …

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Basil is one of the world’s most beloved herbs. Basil plants come in many forms, including the classic sweet Genovese basil, lemon and lime, and even crinkly lettuce-leaf basil! While basils are enjoyable to grow, they can be a target for certain pests and diseases. So, for the best result, I recommend adding some companion plants for basil. …

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Square foot gardening makes planning a garden so much simpler. Instead of guessing where each plant should go, you use a simple square grid to plan it out. In this article, I’ll share 3 amazing 4×8′ raised bed garden plans using the square foot gardening method. While you’re welcome to follow our plans exactly, there …

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There are many reasons you may wish to grow plants indoors. Whether it is winter and plants can’t survive outdoors, or you simply don’t have the outdoor space, indoor growing can be a great remedy. I particularly like to grow certain herbs indoors hydroponically to have year round harvests. Almost any herbs can be grown …

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