Grow your own container herbs

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How to grow container herbs and which are the best places to grow them

Herbs form an important part of most cooking world over and if you could pursue herb container gardening in your own home what more could you ask for? Growing herbs in a container in your own home is a wonderful choice that is both exciting and very fulfilling. With people globally preferring organically grown vegetables and herbs a lot of them are turning to growing veggies and herbs by themselves using organic seeds, soil, compost, natural fertilizers and pesticides and it is great to know that for doing this we need not look out for large outdoor spaces and grounds but you can pursue this interest in any of the humble containers and do as good as a farmer on large acres of land.

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Why do people wish to grow herbs in containers?

Like it has been said a lot of different herbs are used in most of the dishes; they add a lot of flavour to your dishes and we all agree that there is nothing better than adding fresh herbs to make the food tasty and flavourful. Apart from adding good flavours most of the herbs are known to have a positive effect on our health.

Read the full article: Container Gardening Pedia

Published by

Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.