Herbs can be classified as annuals, biennials and perennials based on life expectancy. herbaceous perennials are preferred because they grow more than one season. Examples of perennials are lavender, mint, sage, thyme, fennel, oregano and many others. Annual and biennial herb garden plants must be replanted every year or alternate year. Examples of annual savory, borage, basil and dill. The biennial grew slowly during the first year is for the winter, and then bloom in season. Parsley is a biennial plant which must be replaced after it has flourished and received seeds.
Do not worry if you are a beginner in gardening, nursery or even a trip to Wal-Mart and K-Mart will introduce a number of plants that you can start your herb garden. Plan a visit to the gardens and explore the amazing variety of plants that are ready to take their place in your own herb garden. In fact, there are over 40 different varieties of Basil alone! Spend a few dollars, you can get a plastic tray with a nice pot of peat or plastic containers, ready to fill the earth and seeds or seedlings favorite herb.
Get 3-5 of them, depending on the type of plants you want to grow. While in the nursery garden, mix rather barren land. You can try another brand – Pierre ProMix and Miraclegro. They are a very good brand and containing fertilizers to be released slowly into the factory and save you the trouble of providing nutrients for plants. Check and make sure the nursery you buy. You may also need to mark the plants, using indelible ink and popsicle sticks for this purpose.
Let the pot with water and allow the soil to get uniform moisture throughout the night. If you have an outdoor garden, prepare the soil in rows and limit the space for uniform rectangular herbs aside. Oregano does not require much space, but the basil, parsley and sage is very large and so you should be able to isolate three or four to a cell. Dusting the seeds on the ground. Cover lightly with nothing more than a mixture of sterile soil quarter inch so that planting is far enough. Remember, as herbs are not rooted shrubs and tall trees, grass seed to sow in shallow soils. Make bed queue with a damp cloth or paper to ensure that the soil remains moist during germination.
After most of the germinated plants (1-2 weeks), depending on the variety, place the flat where they will receive bright light all day long, if you are growing seeds inside. You can buy nursery lamps, if you do not have a sunny patio or bedroom. Make your bed online ready to plant young trees well in advance. Remove each child tree package (plastic box) with caution. Open and flexible place the plant firmly in the line-plastic sleep. Water regularly until they have a firm grip on the ground without flooding. You can apply a light blanket of shredded bark to conserve moisture. Do not forget to clean and remove weeds regularly.
The following could be some of your first herb garden:
Seeds balm is very low and can spread throughout the park. Can be grown from seeds or plant of a small portion of the bottom with a few shoots nursery rod. Some good color. If you want to remove the abundant growth of flowers every time they appear. It has a wonderful lemon scent and is very rejuvenating tea.
Chives are a great herb with a mild onion or garlic taste. Chives can be grown from seeds, but it becomes difficult to save bullets and weeds. For best results, chives growth of young trees from the nursery. They were fantastic with steak, salad, mashed potatoes and gravy.
Many do not know that parsley is a good source of vitamin C than oranges and more expensive. Salsa is a favorite pastime kitchen all the time and, of course, found its way into salads and soups. Flat-leaf parsley is better and is more nutritious than the curly kind.