Fresh Herb Gardening has been practiced by humans and used for culinary, ornamental and medicinal purpose among others for many centuries. Possibly the ”perfect plant”, herbs hold a vast array of capacities. Though the subject is well documented, we occasionally find little secrets that are worth sharing with other gardening enthusiasts.
Here are some helpful tips to get the most out of fresh herb gardening
- Garlic: A big favorite in the culinary world, garlic also hold a very high note in medicinal circles. Growing garlic as a companion plant among roses is an opportunity to witness how nature works wonderfully well. Insects and pests attracted to the roses delicate scent and tempting flowers are quickly turned away by pungent aroma of the nearby garlic plants.
- Basil: We all agree that basil has a strong flavorful scent and adds so much to the food we enjoy. This ”Herbal Hero” also plays a guardian role in the garden to surrounding vegetables for it is a strong natural repellent to mosquitos and white flies.