If you are not the type of person who wants to spend his time managing an elaborate fruit or vegetable, you might consider planting and maintaining an herb garden. Although the product may not seem so important, you can still enjoy the constant availability of fresh herbs, delicious taste of your dishes.

The first thing you choose plants that you plant. You may have difficulty in because of the enormous scope of herbs available. But the best way is to choose to do what I did, just look what you have in your kitchen. By planting your own collection of these herbs, you can save money on their purchases from the store, while the advantage of freshness. Some plants may start with rosemary, sage, basil, dill, mint, chives and parsley among others.

If the product Choosing a surface for your garden, you must remember that the soil must have good drainage. If the land is irrigated and is fully saturated, they have no chance of a healthy plant. One of the best ways is to solve the drainage ditch, a foot deep in the ground and put a layer of gravel, even before changing the entire floor. This allows everyone to escape the water, saving your plants.

If you are ready to begin planting herbs, you might be tempted to plant more expensive to buy from the store. However, with herbs, it is much easier to pull for them from seed than it is with other plants. Therefore, you can save a lot of money to stay with packets of seeds. Some plants grow at a dangerously high speed. For example, if a coin Plant plant in an open space, then it will take over your entire garden in a few days. The best way to avoid this problem, the more aggressive plants in pots plant (with holes in the ground to allow drainage, of course).

If it is time to harvest herbs that have worked so hard to come off, it can be drawn for the plant death. If your plant is not well established, it is not sound on the leaves, all take, even if your not to think with them. You must wait until the plant is good for at least several months before they are made from the leaves. This expectation is certainly worth it, because by increasing your plant produce healthy for years to come.

Once you harvest your herbs grown delicious, you will need in the kitchen. Why, when you grow up? Well first the process begins to dry. This is easy, by putting them on a baking sheet and bake at 170 degrees reached Fahrenheit for 2-4 hours. Then there are dry enough, is to be used in the kitchen, please consult the next book a guide on how the effective use of the taste of a dish.

If you want to store your herbs for later use, should be kept in a plastic or glass. Paper or cardboard will not work because it absorbs the flavor of the herbs. In the first days of storage, you should regularly check the container and see if moisture has accumulated. If so, you have to dry all the herbs and return to. If moisture is left in the first drying process, promotes mildew and store your herbs. Nobody likes mildew.

So if you enjoy herbs or gardening, or both, then perhaps you should consider a herb garden. It may take some work initially to set up for optimal drainage and harvesting herbs to grow. But after the initial complaints, it's just a matter of harvesting and drying all your favorite herbs.

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