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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 tostart out in a container meant for its size otherwise the rootyswill grow the wrong way and the plant wont be able to collectenough 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, blue...
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 table and an...
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 Taragon, Cilantro, Oregano,...
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
Peppercorn is a tropical plant. 11a to 12 are the hardiness zones.
This depends on what zone you live in.
If you don't feed a plant it will stop growing and be healthy. After days it will eventually die. =[
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Italian herbs are used to make italian food. Though they're notspecifically only for italian food, but if you have a container of"italian herbs" (rather than having things individually likeoregano and basil) then it's useful for making most any italianfood.
Chives grow anywhere from zone 3 to zone 10. They are a cold lovingplant, 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. It has...
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Really depends on what your zone is. Northern California hasseveral zones, but most are around 7 or 8. So in 7 and 8 April isthe best time to plant basil. You can start in covered trays inMarch, and plant out in april or may. Checking sites like gardenatewill help you determine when to plant based...
Answers.com doesn't support images or videos yet, however, thereare tons of pictures of cutting up fennel across the internet.Youtube is probably the best place to go so that you can watch avideo.
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.. Also, did you mean...
All I really know is rice and wa-pa-toe( a native American plant that's sorta like a potato and isn't really grown anymore).
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, however...
It's okay for somethings but it's quite acidic. It's not okay for vegetables, it's okay for flowers though.
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 youcare for it and water it. outside, grow it in spring when its nottoo hot or cold
The holes are there to drain off excess water. If the planter doesn't have holes in the bottom, it acts as a pail, pooling water at the bottom. This makes the plant roots wet all the time. The roots of most plants can rot if submerged in water all the time. This can kill the plant, as would not...
The moss itself does not effect plant growth directly. But, moss grows in soil with low pH, and the moss will hold water in the soil which is USUALLY good. Moss grows in soil that is shady, wet, and doesn't have good drainage, so areation would help along with a dose of lime. Follow the link below...
There are many types of garlic that grow in different areas. Ingeneral there are 2 types, hard neck and soft neck. Hard neck growin areas farther north where freezing occurs throughout the winter.Soft necks generally grow in southern areas (California) where coldweather occurs in the winter, but not...
Watercress can mature in 5 days.
Everyone plants them in different ways and in different places. Youcan plant them in your house in small pots, you can plant them inyour raised bed garden to help other plants, or you can plant themin an herb spiral. There are hundreds of different ways, but herbsare extremely easy to grow. So...
3 tsp. of dried dill will be equal to 1 tsp. of fresh dill.
Yes it is called re-potting. Usually done when the plant has outgrown its present pot.
Hedyotis corymbosa ("sweet ear [with] clusters of flowers orfruits") in Latin is Hedyotis à fleur diamant ("d iamond flower") in French.
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. For Drying Leaves....
Best season is probably spring or fall, however each herb has it'sown favorite times. Some, like rosemary, like it hot, while others,like chives, like it cool.
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.
the juice will make the plants grow faster because the juice has more products
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 inItalian cooking. Most popular dishes are tomato sauce, pesto, oradded to Italian vinegars. But it also can be sprinkled over saladsand sliced tomatoes, either whole or chopped. For the best flavorinfusion, don't chop the leaves, but tear them instead..
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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 usedfor 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, flu,...
Here are common herbs and spices in Romania . Basil . celery root . vanilla . caraway seeds . allspice . bay leaves . tarragon . coriander . cloves . parsley . parsnip . lovage . dill . rosemary . cinnamon
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 withhatred. Basil later became a symbol of love in Italy. GiovanniBoccaccio used it to symbolize the tragic love between Lisabettaand Lorenzo in The Decameron . Sicilian folklore associates it with both loveand death, and in Moldavian...
there are so many types of basils are present. in them, some are annual and some types are pernnial.
I mean the first time
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 NationalClimate 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!
Hmmmm, haven't heard of this before....but I'm sure there are other things you can eat besides flower petals to make you live longer...do some research on google for "Longevity foods". Apparently in the Amazon forest there are flowers that can help slow the aging process.
Mint plants grow in full sun or in partial shading. Six or more hours of full sun exposure is best.
Depends on the variety. The tallest, in my garden, is Menta bowlesii, supposedly the best kitchen mint, growing to a height of three feet in good soil with adequate water. Type your answer here...
\nBuy 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 best, when...
Depends on if you're transplanting a new plant or an old one. A newplant you can simply plant into the ground like any normaltransplant (though I find it easier to just plant a seed). If youhave a large plant already, and you want to split it, then simplydig it up, use a shovel to divide it into 2...
Humifulvate removes heavy metals from plants. The detoxificationprocess 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
Probably lemon balm or lemon mint
Ants can't stand mint. It's a great natural repellent. Mint alsogrows very fast, like a weed would, so you only have to plant it ina 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 takepartial sun. You can use lavender as an oil. Rub some oil on soresand they will heal right up. You can also add 2 to 3 drops ofessential oil in your bath. Lavender is said to promote sleep soyou can spray it on your pillow case.
! 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 foot After 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!!!
When using ANY dried herb to replace a fresh herb in a recipe, half the required amount.
I can't show a picture, so that's a hard question. But I know it was very big!
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.
That depends entirely on where you live. In climates that are hot, rosemary will make a wonderful hedge, the only pruning I ever did with mine (in Arizona) was what I needed for cooking. Admittedly I used that excuse to shape the plant. In warm climates, where you don't get much by way of...
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 in soups...
I believe you can, but I'm no expert. When I look at the conditions needed for certain cacti to flower, I think the same conditions can be obtain in a control environment; such as with a (homemade) grow box. For example, Christmas cactus flower around thancksgiving and Christmas because of the...
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.
'Foeniculum vulgare' is the Latin name for 'common fennel'.
'Allium tuberosum' , 'Allium ramosum' or even 'Allium chinense' may be found as the Latin names for 'garlic chives'.
Depending on where you live, many ethnic vegetables could be considered uncommon. In North America we do not often see or grow bok choy, or wasabi. Northerners think kohlrabi, okra collar greens and jicama are uncommon. Celeriac, and dandelion leaves are almost unknown in places.
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...