how to grow herbs from cuttings Herbs to start in water: Basil, Thyme, Mint, Oregano Herbs to start in Rooting Medium: Lavender, Lemon Verbena, Lemon Balm, Rosemary, Sage, Santolina, Savory, Scented Geraniums, Stevia
How To Store Fresh Basil – Practically Functional
How To Store Fresh Basil: Learn how to keep fresh basil green and healthy on your countertop for at least a week!
17. Pinch Your Herbs Pinch the upper portions of your herb plant stems off (basil in particular) to encourage new leaf growth. Herbs have a natural instinct to stay alive and multiply, so when they are pinched, they send a signal to the dormant leaf buds to grow. It’s strange how this works, but it’s true for most plants.
Companion Plants for Tomatoes
It is still a little early to actually do any gardening, but winter is a great time to reflect on how you want your garden to look, and what...
To Harvest Basil All Summer Long...Don't let your plants develop flowers.
It isn't enough to simply pinch off the flower buds (this just encourages the plant to make more buds). Pinch off the top 3-4 sets of leaves to encourage the development of new leaves.
How to grow basil
Planting Basil : Although basil grows best outdoors, it can be grown indoors in a pot and, like most herbs, will do best on an equator-facing windowsill. It should be kept away from extremely cold drafts, and grows best in strong sunlight, therefore a greenhouse or row cover is ideal if available. They can, however, be grown even in a basement, under fluorescent lights Watering : Ensure that your basil plants receive approximately 1 1/2 inches of water per week. Soil : Basically any fertile…
Recycled Shutter Mason Jar Herb Garden
A one of a kind herb garden created with green mason jars, a reclaimed hand-distressed solid wooden shutter, and burlap to hang with. Each jar has a chalkboard tag where you can write the name of each herb you’re growing. Included are: 4 green mason jars ( painted on the outside as to not effect your herbs soil ), a bag of stones ( place these at the bottom of your mason jars to allow proper drainage ), and a page of a few mason jar herb growing tips that have all worked for me! If you are…
Harvesting Herbs 101 (Basil, Chives, Cilantro/Coriander, Mint, Parsley, Rosemary, Sage, Tarragon, Thyme)
Confession time: When it comes to planting and tending herbs, are you all prudence and patience, employing optimal growing practices with the greatest care and…
Thai Basil Plants: Tips For Growing Thai Basil Herbs
With their lovely purple veined leaves on a shiny, lush dark green background sprouting off purple stems, Thai basil plants are grown for their culinary and ornamental qualities. Read here for more information.
Easy Ways to Propagate Herbs from Cuttings | PreparednessMama
If you want to propagate herbs from cuttings, this one simple trick will save you a ton of money and a lot of extra working hours.