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Herb Gardening

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The planting, growing, propagating, maintenance, harvesting, and uses of various herbs, for culinary, medicinal, decorative, and magical purposes.
bigger pots are for bigger plants, it is better for the plant to  start out in a container meant for its size otherwise the rootys  will grow the wrong way and the plant wont be able to collect  enough water and nutrients to survive.
  There really isn't much difference. The purple has anthocyanins (more) that's what gives it the color. There is research that indicates this is a good anti-oxidant. I think the green has more flavor essence. I think both are good. You can't go wrong on this one.   For use in essential oils...
The original symbol of the Jacobite's was the white rose. It can be found on any number of artifacts from the time period.
  Much depends on where you live and the amount you are growing. A very good outlet is the Farmer's Market. There is usually a web site for the local market with their particular rules, the schedule, etc. In our area there are six markets a week, none of which are at the same time.   Get a...
Most aromatic herbs help repel garden pests since the volatile oilsthat they give off interfere with the chemical sensors insects useto locate host plants. Lemon basil, sage and summer savoryrespectively help repel white flies, cabbage worms and cucumber andsquash beetles.
  == Answer ==   All you really need is a lot of dill weed.  Salt, pepper, garlic and onion powders can be obtained at the grocery stores.  I have found that dry dill weed actually does the trick quite well.
  == The root. ==   The root, after being dried, is ground into a coarse powder and either served orally via a capsule, or steeped into a tea.
== Answer ==   italian flat parsley or basil   === Answer ===   You could also try a prostrate sage, parsley, mint, thyme - especially the creeping sort, and chives.   == Answer ==   You can grow any types of Herbs in a window box, including all the herbs mentioned above, as well as...
Depends on what type of seed you're talking about. Most seedssimply need the right temperature and the right amount of humidity.An easy way is to put a wet paper towel in a bag, put the seed inthe paper towl, and put it in a warm place in the house.
2 days to germinate   25 days for a seedling
If you don't feed a plant it will stop growing and be healthy. After days it will eventually die. =[
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Chives grow anywhere from zone 3 to zone 10. They are a cold loving  plant, and able to withstand a lot.
  Cinnamon is the bark of a tree. The most common cinnamon sold in North America is from the Cassia, it is generally sweeter and more aromatic than true cinnamon but has an astringent edge. True Cinnamon (Ceylon) is from Sri Lanka and is the bark of an evergreen tree related to the bay laurel....
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  == Answer ==   Any plant will grow in the sand if it is watered (mechanically, if need be) according to the plants needs.   If you mean "what herbs grow in the sand naturally?" .... I have seen Datura aka jimsonweed grow in the sand... of course there are lots of herbs on this list.  ...
you dont   === Another point of view ===   Rosemary is a wonderful plant. It looks great, smells wonderful and has a great number of uses; decorative, culinary, medicinal, aroma-therapeutic, and magical. I'd have to say, unless you are growing one as an ornamental, pruning is less of an need,...
Answer . It does well in Northern Illinois . Also... . In a warm, temperate climate. You'd need to shade it and water well in a hot climate. . Answer . This is a perennial in zones 3-9.
anytime of the year. i find it grows better indoors, as long as you  care for it and water it. outside, grow it in spring when its not  too hot or cold
There are many types of garlic that grow in different areas. In  general there are 2 types, hard neck and soft neck. Hard neck grow  in areas farther north where freezing occurs throughout the winter.  Soft necks generally grow in southern areas (California) where cold  weather occurs in the...
Watercress can mature in 5 days.
3 tsp. of dried dill will be equal to 1 tsp. of fresh dill.
For Drying Seed.    Either dry on the bush or pick when ripe. Either way, harvest the whole seedhead or strip individual seeds and dry under cover for a week or so depending on the weather.   You could hang the entire plant up or just the seed heads. Store in an airtight container.   ...
Ginger is tuberous. They multiply pretty much like a flower bulb does, that is, the tuber grows so big and sets off a shoot for a new plant and so on.
It was once used as bandages an d still can be. The juice in it heals things like bea stings and sores and wounds so it's basicly a band-aid with neosporin( the gooey medicine you sometimes put on band-aids is called that right?) on it.
  Basil is popular in  Italian cooking. Most popular dishes are tomato sauce, pesto, or  added to Italian vinegars. But it also can be sprinkled over salads  and sliced tomatoes, either whole or chopped. For the best flavor  infusion, don't chop the leaves, but tear them instead.   
Paper whites, snow drops, Lily of the Valley, Dutchman's Breeches, Trillium, Dog toothed violet, Sweet woodruff, and Bloodroot, come immediately to mind. Some hyacinths, and some jonquils are white in colour as well.
Sweet Basil is called a runner, because the steam is low to the ground and it is short. There for called a runner plant.
Lemon Essential oil is basically used in aroma therapy. It is used for acne, anemia, anxiety, arthritis, asthma, boils, brittle nails, broken capillaries, bronchitis, catarrh, cellulites, circulation - poor, colds, complexion - dull, corns, cuts, disinfectant - air, dyspepsia, energy - low, fever,...
Most herbs can be started indoors (2 -3 weeks before the last frost in your area) or planted in your garden after the earth is warm enough. Check the back of your seed package or the information tag on the starter plants, for more information.
For the Greeks, and later the Romans, basil was associated with  hatred. Basil later became a symbol of love in Italy. Giovanni  Boccaccio used it to symbolize the tragic love between Lisabetta  and Lorenzo in  The Decameron. Sicilian folklore associates it with both love  and death, and in...
there are so many types of basils are present. in them, some are annual and some types are pernnial.
Nutmeg...but it tastes horrible, like eating sand, and the high isn't that great. Google get high on nutmeg.
Although this seems a very simple question, the answer is quite complex. I recommend you go to your local library, check out several good books on basic gardening, and at least one specifically on herbs. Do your research including zone, water needs, sun exposure and hardiness. Prepare your herb...
Freeze and frost data can be found online at the NCDC the National  Climate Data Center. It is listed by state.
The three active components of spice are JWH-018, JWH-073, and JWH-250. These three chemicals are the ones that are looked for in a drug test. The JWH-018 and JWH-073 can still be detected in your urine for up to 72 hours. And when you are going to undergo oral fluid testing, the JWH-018, JWH-073,...
  Rosmarinus officinalis.
  from the basil plant, dah!
    Buy some seeds and put them into a pot with soil. Keep it humid. The plants will start growing after about 10 days. When you want to plant small basil-plants, take care, that they do get enough sun and no rain. They need lots of water, but they don't want water on the leafs. They grow...
Humifulvate removes heavy metals from plants. The detoxification  process occurs when Humifulvate attaches to the toxic Mercury,  Lead, Aluminum, or Cadmium and takes them out of the plants system.
  If you plant them by seed it takes anywhere from 30 days to 2 months
yes, in moderate climates (at least through 7) it will come bak every year
Ants can't stand mint. It's a great natural repellent. Mint also  grows very fast, like a weed would, so you only have to plant it in  a small space and it will soon take up a much greater space.
it depends on how much damage your roots have. and you might need to get some root horimone
Garlic is in the Alliaceae family, but was formerly classified as Liliaceae. Some botanists believe it should have remained in the old classification.
Answer Yes, it will. It prefers full sunlight, but it will take  partial sun. You can use lavender as an oil. Rub some oil on sores  and they will heal right up. You can also add 2 to 3 drops of  essential oil in your bath. Lavender is said to promote sleep so  you can spray it on your pillow...
! teaspoon of dried dill is equivalent to 1 American tablespoon of fresh dill. Dried herbs can be substituted for fresh at a ratio of 1 to 3.
The easiest way is to make a strong decoction of dried echinacea root and use that as a wash. Or as a poultice. Wouldn't hurt to add a couple of drops of lavender or tea tree oil (antiseptic0 and a bit of honey (also very good on wounds) to the decoction.
Mint takes about 4 weeks to grow up to about 1 footAfter you have planted the seeds just wait about 4 week and you will see results.
  I have no idea,but my dad told me about them and i am trying to find them also.   Good Luck with your search!!!
Up to 72 hours, but it could take a few more days in addition to the first three depending on how muich you have smoked. The Chemicals in spice are unlike THC which (can) stay in your system for up to a month or longer. They should only take a few days to be flushed out of your system. But...
It takes 10 days to grow chives.
Yes, some poisonous herbs are used in medicines. Often western medicines are based upon compounds found in natural substances, such as herbs. Not all medicine is based upon plants alone. Baldrian, or better known as Mandrake is a plant that has been used for centuries for its' sedating effect, very...
  There are dozens of plants that will do well in hot sunny window boxes. Two of my favourites are Rosemary and Nasturtium.   Rosemary is one of the most fragrant of the culinary herbs and comes in both up-right and prostrate (low growing or trailing) forms. The leaves of this plant is great...
Chives can be planted in mild climates from spring right through to autumn.
there is a big difference in taste, texture , color and visual appeal to a dish. dried herbs can give a dish a 'hot' taste and i don't mean spicy. Use fresh when ever possible ,they are so much better.
Rosemary is a tender perennial shrub. Grows in zones 7 - 10 Other places it should be planted in a container. Where I lived in Arizona I had a rosemary hedge, it didn't need much work... a little water, a little mulch and I had rosemary anytime and in any quantity I needed. Here in the north I...
No, Rosemary is far too rare to find at Walmart.
plant in a pot in sun   === A bit more info ===   Try the link below for a more in depth answer
Sweet basil attracts bees.
Fresh ginger roots can be shredded, finely minced, sliced, or grated. You can cut off about an inch and put it in the food processor along with a couple of garlic cloves to use in stir-fries. The most tender portion of the root is directly beneath the skin. The center has a much more powerful flavor...
A sprout is the start of a new plant, usually from a seed.
Answer . Potted herbs are quite easy to grow, as long as you have plenty of light, water them as required (check a good herb book, or the plant info tag, for specifics) and remember to fertilize them with a water soluble fertilizer (see package directions) you should have no difficulties. Make...
4 to five days maybe a few more it depends on how warm you keep it and also how moist.
Sunflower seeds, which yield sunflower oil - you've seen it in the grocery.There are many products that come directly from sunflowers.   Some of these include:    Raw or roasted sunflower whole seed as a snack food with or  without seasoning  Butter - similar to peanut butter, it is called...
Yes. All you need is dirt and water. Just make sure your plant is female, otherwise it's not good smoke :)
Beacuse you forget to water them or you water them too much
Cilantro or Coriander ( Coriandrun sativum ) is an annual or biennial plant of the Parsley Family. when the leaves are used in flavourings and food it is called Cilantro, when it is the seeds used we call it coriander. When growing this herb outdoors as Cilantro it can tolerate some shade, however...
A good start for a perennial kitchen herb garden is thyme. It comes in several forms, is low growing, likes sun, is drought tolerant and pretty easy to look after. Sage is a very hardy shrubby plant that falls into this category as well. French tarragon is fast growing, tall, easy to grow and...
screw it look at::  There are three ways to reproduce. The first reproduction is by using 'seed', the second way of reproduction is 'division of roots', and the third way of reproduction is called 'cutting layers'. In warm and sunny time rosemary use ‘seed reproduction’.
  they haven't touched my rosemary plants
This is a question best answered by an wholistic veterinarian. To find one near you contact the VBMA (Veterinary Botanical Medicine Association) is dedicated to wholistic medicine for animals and while they use herbal medicines, acupuncture, etc. it's member veterinarians are also conventionally...
They are rarely found in stores, but you can buy them, in all colors, on Ebay*. Related Information: * There's a how-to-make video on You-Tube, but it's bogus. Their cheap. Buy some. Gardeners use them as artistic (and practical) ways to water potted plants, and to hold moisture around in-ground...
Cilantro is harvested by hand, even commercially. People get down in the dirt next to the plant, gently gather a bundle together, and cut it off at the bottom with a sharp, probably curved, knife, and bind it with a rubber band or tie-tie. It's put in wax-coated cardboard boxes, put in refrigeration...
Rome has a Mediterranean climate. This climate has dessert-like  conditions, only with more rainfall. Many of the plants that time  their blooms with the winter rains. They have many adaptations that  allow them to survive the hot, dry summer.
I have a few small Spanish Lavender, I have been asking the same questions. From what I have read, if you deadhead them (only to the first few leaves) then it will encourage new growth and possibly a second flowering! I have just deadheaded mine, to get the extra growth and more flower!... basicly...
The peppermint is the type of mint that is meant to repel theinsects. The peppermint can either be used when fresh or dried soas to deter the flies.
  The plant itself is a soft grey-green.
Citronella is a plant that can be grown by gardeners. Like most  herbs, citronella can be extracted in crushed or dried forms. The  dried product or extraction, made into a concoction, decoction or  essence, can in turn be made into candles, homeopathic insecticides  or mosquito repellents.
Oregano. Perhaps the easiest. Once a sprig is planted you should have a border of some type to help stop it from spreading. It does grow like a bush and would need pruning if you like. This fine herb will actually be infestatious if not watched when growing, claiming lawn if nearby. It can be...
pick the leaves off the plant by hands. leave enough for the plant to grow well.
== Growing basil ==   Most types of basil need full sun to do well, although that depends on your climate. If you are in an extremely hot climate, you may need to give it some shade. It thrives in a Mediterranean climate. 
In the US, when dill is grown as a farm crop, they are usually harvested with a combine harvester. The cylinder speed and fan speed must both be turned way down, due to the lightness and fragility of the seed. To hand harvest some dill seed from your garden dill plants, you can just wait until the...
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The bulbous parts you see in shops are actually called 'Rhizomes', however most places call them 'ginger root' to avoid confusion (the actual roots grow out of the Rhizomes, and they are rarely used in food). The leaves can be used to flavour food, and the flowers are also edible. ...
When using dry herbs versus fresh herbs, a good rule of thumb is to  use 1 portion of dry herbs for every 3 portions of fresh herbs. So,  one tsp of dried tarragon would be the equivalent to 3 tsps. of  fresh tarragon.
Most spices are probably good for you and they also add flavour to food. Food that tastes nice makes us happy; happiness is good for you!
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Yes, flowers should be cut from basil because once basil flower, they will start to die.This is selena22110 saying, yes it should be cutted if you want to harvest it still, if not you can leve it for beauty.
About a four inch sprig of the fluffy, green part. ;)
  == Answer ==   Some artemesia herbs may.   Try Tansy or Sweet Annie.   Don't expect a dramatic result... just picture you trying to eat your dinner while I'm spraying old spice around the room. You might loose your appetite, but I doubt you'll stop eating if you are hungry.   Deer...
Lavender [ Lavandula spp ]is Portugal's national flower. It's in the mint family [ Lamiaceae ]. There are about 25-30 species of lavender in the world. At least four different species are found in Portugal. Their range within the country runs from the south and southwest, through the center, and...