Do you buy or use herbs? Do you know here do they come from? You might be very surprised! Learn to grow herbs yourself you will know the herbs you have grown are the freshest and healthiest available.
Herbs are the quintessential plant: they look good, smell good and do you good. They have been used ever since humans have been on the Earth, as medicines, perfumes, insect repellents and, of course, in food and flavouring.
Herbs, in most cases, are tough wild plants which will thrive and romp away. It's a myth that all herbs need full sun, even famous basil likes partial shade at midday. So when planning your garden, you can divide your plants into two groups, those like thyme, sage, rosemary, french tarragon and oregano that like full sun; and those that like partial shade, such as rocket, sorrel, mizuna, mustard, parsley and chervil.
You can learn to grow your own healthy herbs for cooking, for teas, for herbal medicines and more.