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How the Seasons Affect Herbs and Growing Cycles

An herb garden is one of the pleasures a gardener can have from spring to summer, and even early autumn. Herbs are generally hardy plants. But they can also be affected by the change of seasons, especially wintertime. Besides drying our herbs when they are most abundant, here are some tips to help you have great herbs and growing them all year round.The knowledge of herbs and growing them requires familiarity with different types of herbs and their life cycle. Annuals are herbs that grow one…See More
Sep 28, 2009
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Why Growing Garden Herbs is so Popular in the City

Herbs are an essential part of the food. They offer an exotic and exciting taste to our dishes. Can you imagine pasta sauce without herbs? How would it taste? Growing garden herbs in the city is a good way of having fresh herbs handy. Sometimes it takes a lot of time for herbs and vegetables to reach the city. The more popular herbs are basil, thyme, coriander and rosemary. The cool thing about these herbs is that they can be grown indoors too. The benefits of growing herbs in the city are that…See More
Sep 25, 2009

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Which category best describes you?
Recreational Gardener
Skill level
Intermediate
Website
http://www.eHerbSite.Com
What kind of gardening do you like to do?
Herb Gardening
How much time do you spend a week on average in your garden when weather permits?
2-3 hours per day normally

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How the Seasons Affect Herbs and Growing Cycles

Posted on September 28, 2009 at 5:24am 0 Comments

An herb garden is one of the pleasures a gardener can have from spring to summer, and even early autumn. Herbs are generally hardy plants. But they can also be affected by the change of seasons, especially wintertime. Besides drying our herbs when they are most abundant, here are some tips to help you have great herbs and growing them all year round.



The knowledge of herbs and growing them requires familiarity with different types of herbs and their life cycle. Annuals are herbs that… Continue

Why Growing Garden Herbs is so Popular in the City

Posted on September 25, 2009 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Herbs are an essential part of the food. They offer an exotic and exciting taste to our dishes. Can you imagine pasta sauce without herbs? How would it taste? Growing garden herbs in the city is a good way of having fresh herbs handy. Sometimes it takes a lot of time for herbs and vegetables to reach the city. The more popular herbs are basil, thyme, coriander and rosemary. The cool thing about these herbs is that they can be grown indoors too. The benefits of growing herbs in the city are that… Continue

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"I hear you, Lynda, regarding getting out in the garden whenever you can. Sorry to hear you are dealing with some health issues but it looks like you don't let that get in the way of creating beauty in your garden."
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Parasol Lady in Mid-October

"Charlotte, I do feel blessed that my husband shares my passion for gardening. Your harsh climate in Oklahoma does make it especially challenging for you, but I'm guessing it also makes gardening even more rewarding when your efforts pay off."
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Clare Oliva commented on Clare Oliva's photo
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"I think you'll really like it, Charlotte!"
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lynda crawford commented on lynda crawford's photo
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044 Fig..22yrs..

"It is a credit to you both...Have always been an avid gardener..Horticulturist also...health issues have put a damper on it though..but get out there whenever I can...  "
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lynda crawford commented on lynda crawford's photo
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"Yes Clare they are....The same has happened with the hydrangeas here as with the rhododendrons..I live in a temperate zone..close to the coast and the lake so do get some relief from the heat... "
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"Sun is their biggest requirement Clare.. "
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Charlotte Gregory commented on Clare Oliva's photo
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"Well, you are lucky that your husband enjoys gardening with you.  My husband keeps telling me that I'm never finished and he's right; I will continue to add beds because I enjoy lush landscapes.  Living in Oklahoma is tough…"
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Charlotte Gregory commented on Clare Oliva's photo
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"I'm going to look for this rose next spring."
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