And find out how to use the herbs you grow in your cooking, in skin-care treatments and refreshing drinks and in proven herbal health remedies for common illnesses and ailments.
Why Grow Herbs?
Growing your own herbs can be one of the most satisfying, relaxing and rewarding hobbies in the world.
If you want to learn how to produce your own luxuriant, fresh mint, thyme, basil and garlic (and many other types of herbs) and discover the secrets of how to use the herbs you’ve grown in your favorite meals, in drinks and skin treatments and and in ancient, proven health remedies, our website is the place to start.
On our website you’ll find out:
- How to create a magnificent herb garden in a pot or patio container
- Which herbs are best for your particular culinary or medical needs
- How to care for your herbs and keep them strong and healthy
- How to avoid common mistakes that can spoil or damage your herbs
- How to spot and cure common herb diseases
- How to grow herbs successfully from seed
- How to create a beautiful and fragrant indoor herb garden
- How to use herbs to protect flowers and vegetables from diseases
To be really sure of success in your herb garden we recommend that you buy our eBook ” Herb Gardening Help – The Secrets of Successful Herb Gardening“.
This very popular eBook only costs $4.95, but it will provide you with over eighty pages of easy to read herb growing information and herb growing tips and advice. It also contains lots of information on practical and interesting ways to use your herbs once you’ve grown them.
Lot’s of people start growing herbs at home from seed. There are lots of different herb seeds that can be sown in soil or compost in a warm area of your house or apartment over the winter or during the early spring. When the seeds have germinated they can be transplanted in the garden or in pots as soon as the warmer weather has arrived.
By starting your herb growing in this way you’ll be able to enjoy fresh, flavorsome herbs in your food early on in the year.
But if you don’t want to start growing herbs at home until its warm enough to start creating a herb garden outside, you can use the winter months to create a plan for growing herbs at home.
There are lots of articles on my website to help you to decide on what sort of herb garden you want and what herbs to plant.
Quotations About the Benefits of Herbs
The benefits of herbs have been talked and written about for centuries. Here are just some of the hundreds of recorded comments and remarks about herb growing and the benefits of herbs:
“How can a man die who has sage in his garden?” (Arabian Proverb)
“For the sickly take .. rosemary, pound it with oil, smear the sickly one, wonderfully thou healest him.” (Saxon Manuscript)
“I judge that the flowers of lavender quilted in a cap and daily worn are good for all diseases of the head that come of cold cause and that they comfort the brain very well” (William Turner, A New Herbal 1551)
“What is Paradise? But a garden, an orchard of trees and herbs, full of pleasure, and nothing there but delights” (William Lawson, 1618)
“In the worst headaches this Herb (Feverfew) exceeds whatever else is known” (Sir John Hill, The British Herbal 1772)
“The virtue of the conserve of borage is especially good against melancholy; it maketh one merry” (The Treasurie of Hidden Secrets and Commodius Conceits, 1586)
Discovering The Benefits of Herbal Medicines
Here’s an exciting introduction to herbal medicine from the well-known English ethnobotanist James Wong.
Once you start growing herbs at home and discover just how exciting a simple hobby like herb growing can be, you’ll never look back,
Happy herb gardening,