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Are you wondering about the best way to grow your herb garden? The benefits of growing herbs in pots are many. Growing herbs can be challenging, but it doesn't have to be. Read on to find out the easiest way to grow your herbs to perfection. Because many herbs like to grow in warm secluded areas, planting your herbs in pots creates easy mobility for you to be able to accomplish their desired location. A lot of restaurants and hotels have their own potted herb garden in secluded areas where they can make sure that they have herbs constantly on demand. And it's just as possible for you to do the same! You will need to make a little bit of an initial investment, but the process of growing your own herbs in pots is well worth the time and effort spent. Your culinary masterpieces will be infinitely more tasty with fresh, home grown herbs adding flavor and spice. Follow the helpful tips below to make progress on your path to creating a healthy herb garden: Choose an area where you will find really great sunlight. Find out how much sunlight your herb plants will need. You have to remember that most herbs will prefer to have certain amounts of sunlight and water on them. There are herbs like basil and rosemary that will grow very easily in the least amount of sunlight possible. Water your plants with the proper amount of water for each herb. Some like dryer soil and some more moist. So do some more research on the herbs that you are choosing to plant. If you are really determined to grow herbs and live in a climate that doesn't have adequate sunlight, you can also purchase supplemental lighting in the form of fluorescent lighting that can help to ensure that you have a healthy growing plants. The type of soil that you are planting your herbs into is also important. Please remember that most of these plants are placed in sandy and well drained soil that just ensures that their roots do not rot. You can also easily use sandy soil with grouting along the base to make sure that your pot is well drained and kept clear of all water accumulation, because water accumulation can be quite devastating. The top 3 herbs that are easy to grow in pots are: Basil, used to flavor most Italian dishes, does well in pots because it requires an adequate amount of sunlight. This can be accomplished even indoors with the mobility abilities of being planted in a pot. Sage, used to flavor soups and for roasts that use pork meat, is an easy to grow herb. Because it's important to not over water sage, this herb does well in pots where the chances of water


accumulation are lowered. Cilantro, used in many Mexican dishes, is a flavorful herb that is prone to leaf damage if not properly cared for. By having the plant visible, indoors, in a pot, the plucking of its leaves can be done on a regular basis to prevent it from seeding and flowering. We hope these simple tips have helped you to find the right plants for growing in your potted herb garden. If you are not really sure of how to go about it, then keep in mind that you can get all the information that you want by searching on the internet or by asking the local gardeners. You may make mistakes at first, and that's okay. Another benefit of growing herbs in pots is having them indoors and visible so that you know as soon as the condition of your plant is not doing favorably. A quick fix of proper sunlight or water or leaf plucking will have you on the right garden path in no time!

Arthur McLay is a herb grower enthusiast and author of the book "The Secrets of Herb Growing". To learn more about growing herbs in pots visit http://www.herbgrowingcenter.com

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