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How to Grow Bushy Basil to Harvest All Summer Long

Basil is an easy-to-grow, versatile, delicious, warm-weather annual herb that should be included in every summer garden! Read along to learn how to grow basil, including tips for harvesting that will create full, prolific basil plants to enjoy all season long.

How to Prune Basil for Big, Bushy Basil Plants (With Photos)

This little pruning trick will allow you to grow super-sized basil plants so you can enjoy all the pesto you've ever dreamed of.

25 Herbs, Vegetables & Plants You Can Grow In Water

Do you have a few favorite "go-to" herbs? Why not grow them in water and keep them close at hand on the kitchen window sill or right on the counter? Water-grown herbs are just as

6+ Uses for Lavender Leaves

Lavender flowers are only around for a short time, but there are plenty of uses for lavender leaves! Learn how to harvest, dry & use them in DIY projects.

Why and How to Dry Your Own Herbs

How to dry your own herbs: Drying your own herbs is really easy. All you need is some string or twine and a warm, dry place with hooks or pegs to hang...

Herbal Antibiotics - Using Herbs to Fight Infection and Speed Healing

Herbal antibiotics help fight infections, such as UTIs, and speed wound healing. Many also fight viruses, like colds and flu.

Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home - Dan 330

Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home

Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at HomeIt is time to start planning your garden. There may be snow on the ground

25 Plants & Herbs You Can Propagate From Cuttings

Growing new plants from cuttings is a great way to increase your stock in a relatively short time. Rooted cuttings are often sturdier than seedlings, and come to maturity faster, many of them bearing flowers

How to Make a Tincture - Effective Herbal Medicine

Budding herbalists usually start their herbalism journey with teas. However, quickly after tea, an herbalist learns how to make a tincture.

5 Best Container Vegetables for Beginning Gardeners

Container vegetables are perfect for beginning gardeners! Learn the 5 best vegetables to grow in containers, best varieties, planting instructions, and more.

How to Dry Herbs Properly - Garden Lovin

If you have an OVER abundance of herbs from your garden you can easily dry them and use throughout the coming months. Learn how to dry herbs correctly!

4 Reasons To Grow Thyme & 18 Ways To Use It

A small, evergreen shrub with light purple flowers and a pleasant flavor, thyme has been enjoyed since ancient times by the Egyptians and Greeks. The herb soon spread throughout Europe where it helped flavor food, was given as a gift, and burned as incense. Today, it’s used mainly for culinary purposes, although it also boasts...Read More

5 Tips for Growing Herbs in Containers

5 simple tips for successfully growing herbs in containers. Includes a list of herbs that can be planted together & ways to use herbs in your everyday life.

All about rosemary, one of my very favorite herbs!

The Many Uses of Rosemary

All about rosemary, one of my very favorite herbs!

Everything You Need to Know About Growing Rosemary

Growing rosemary is a wonderful way to have this aromatic herb available anytime. Fairly easy to grow, harvest and propagate.

How To Harvest and Preserve Herbs • The Garden Glove

Leanr how to harvest and preserve herbs! Freeze fresh herbs, dry your herbs, or even save them in a jar of sugar! Great instructions on saving herbs!