Who doesn’t love the zest herbs can give to ordinary dishes? Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you can have them right away at any time you need them for a recipe? Grow your own herbs at home because they can be very essential not just as healthy food ingredients but as alternative medicines. You see, conventional tablets are good but medicinal herbs can certainly be supplemental as well.
There are two ways to grow your own herbs at home – you can either have a huge herb garden in your backyard or you may grow your own herbs in a windowsill using window boxes and containers such as pails if you’re living in a condo unit. Herbs are relatively easy to grow! And you don’t need to be an professional gardener to do it. You just need a few basics to get started — some tools, a couple of pots, water, sunlight and some loving care, and you’ll be whipping dishes laden with delicious herbs in no time!
If you want to take the easiest route into having your very own herb garden, you can pattern your mini-paradise into some model herb gardens. It doesn’t matter where you live, you’ll surely find a wonderful herb garden to give you inspiration.
I am quite fascinated with one particular herb garden in London. You might have heard of it already — its called the Secret Garden, which inspired Bruce Springsteen so much that he made a song out of it. This is one garden that’s worth visiting.
There are over 5,000 varieties in this garden but there is a particular spot which I like, the Garden of World Medicine. The way that the herbs are arranged is a outstanding sight. It’s a wonder and an art in itself.
The collection at the Secret Garden include herbs coming from native North Americans, the Maori of New Zealand and Australia, Indian, Chinese, African, Mediterranean and the colder parts of Europe. Of course, the best ones are the ones coming from the Mediterranean. Why? This is because of the fact that a lot of Mediterranean herbs are commonly used in North American cuisines. Mediterranean herbs thrive well in North America, having the same climate — not too humid, but not too cold as well. Mediterranean herbs are very healthy too!
You really don’t have to be an expert to grow a superb herb garden. Just let your imagination and imagination shine through. I just know that your herb garden will be a work of art! Soon, you will unlock the power of your herb garden and use it for health, vitality and beauty. So grab your first herb kit, and get started planting. Remember that experience is the best teacher and so don’t give up. Just do everything with passion.
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