Having had my herb garden for over a year now, I can really say it’s something that EVERYBODY should have in their garden. It’s a great looking feature, and their are so many added benefits, like actually having certain herbs readily available for cooking, and having a feature that can get guests at your parties talking about (you’ll see what I mean below).
So, if you’re thinking of creating a herb garden, think about reading my series of articles on the topic, starting off with this one: “Herb Garden in 24 hours”
So, what are my favourite herbs in my garden?
Continue reading Top 5 Herbs in my Herb Garden
Ok, if you think creating, designing, planting and caring for a herb garden is hard, PLEASE take a look at the photos below. Assuming you have herbs that are suitable to your environment, you should be fine. Now, by “suitable” I mean, there’s probably a slim chance that you’ll get some Basil herbs growing in Antarctica. 😉
Here is what the herb garden looked like JUST before completion:
Here is what the herb garden looks like after 6 months of growth:
If you’re thinking of creating a herb garden like this, it’s REALLY easy, and you can check out the process I followed here:
Step 1 – Mark out your area
Step 2 – Remove the grass
Step 3 – Laying the stepping stones
Step 4 – Plant the herbs
Step 5 – Look after it
Well, I finished the herb garden, and it’s been growing for a while. Here are photos that I thought would show you what the herb garden looks like.
There are a couple of things to note regarding the herb garden:
- It needs some water at least a couple of times a week in Summer, but it’s winter here, and it seems to survive on water once a week
- You have to remove the weeds and other unwanted growth – this includes removing the grass that you’ll find growing in the actual herb garden
- Be careful with what herbs you use – My mint is growing like CRAZY!!! Luckily still in it’s own section
If you have a herb garden and you’d like to share your advice, please do so in the comments section. I could use all the advice I can get…