The increasing interest of people in gardening is indeed very evident. This growing interest is brought about but people’s desire for fresh foods, high quantity and availability as well. Though, gardeners are hesitant to plant some herbs because it is known to that it is hard growing one and space too.
Well, gardeners here is a good news for you. Herb is in fact a very low maintenance plant. All it requires is a well drainage soil and lots of sunlight. Problem #2 is an easy as 1-2-3 to solve too. The answer is creativity. Creativity among gardeners are very important because through this we can make us of anything waste to be useful in the garden. Mini herb gardening will solve your space problems. You can plant you herbs on a jars, in a recycled bottle, place them in the windowsill. The options are endless. So here are some tips on making your own mini herb garden.
- Make sure your placing the right herbs together. Group your herbs from sun-loving ones to partial shade loving for them to thrive well.
- Provide a well drainage soil to the herbs for they don’t like to have a “wet feet”.
- Puts some gravel or broken pots at the bottom of your pots for about 2 to 3 inches. This will provide good drainage to your pots.
- Herbs needs six hours of sunlight to grow well.
- Put culinary herbs away from pets to avoid contamination.
- Purchase your selected herbs plant from the store and replant them in containers.
- Young herb need ten to twelve hours of sunlight.
- South and west part id the best place to grow herbs for the provide best sunlight.
- Watch out for the glass of your window for this can burn your herbs by magnifying the sunlight.
- Fluorescent tubes or grow light can be a substitute of sunlight in growing herbs.
- Prune your herbs to promote healthy , bushy growth.
- Water your herbs at least once a week.
Make sure to follow these tips and enjoy fresh herbs in your plate. Remember be resourceful and creative in the garden. So what are you waiting for? Go and grab your materials and start gardening!
Enjoy your weekend gardeners!