Growing Lemon Grass?What is the best way to grow lemon grass in Malta? I bought a very small plant some time ago from Dubai and after six months I decided to plant it in the soil. It improved quite a bit, but I am expecting new shoots by now. Also is it advisable to fertilize?
Growing Comfrey from Cuttings?I purchased 12 comfrey cuttings and planted them on April 20, 2016. It has been about 3 weeks and nothing is growing. Am I being impatient or should they have sprouted by now? Also, I would appreciate any advice on making this a successful venture.
Planting Lavender?When is the best time to start planting lavender in south Texas?
Growing Dill?Would it be fine growing with asparagus?
Trellising English Mallow?Can the English mallow adhere itself to a trellis?
Growing Coriander Inside?How do I grow coriander in the house?
Growing Herbs Together in One Container?If you grow a variety of herbs in one pot together, will it affect the taste of certian herbs?
Growing Basil?What kind of soil is needed to grow basil? I bought a plant and planted it in Super Soil and it's not doing well.
Pruning English Mallow?I have English mallow in my garden. How can I keep the plant from getting too tall (3 feet or less)? Can I trim the plant? Last year it was about 6 feet tall. I had to tie part of it up. It's already at least 3 1/2 feet tall.
Growing Herbs?I live in Mesa Arizona. Can I plant basil and tarragon together?
Growing Thymus Praecox Coccinieus?How do I plant Walk on Me Thymus coccinieus? I have new bare root starters of Walk on Me and I need to know how far apart to plant them and how deep?
Is Catmint Edible?I was in my garden and I wanted to know is catmint edible?
Caring for Thyme?How to take care of thyme? I have a thyme herb plant that seems to be very dry.
Growing Mint in a Pot?I've tried growing mint in a pot (I live in an apartment) and it doesn't seem to grow. It does okay for a week or so, but then dies. I thought at first I was taking too many leaves from it; I'm not a patient person. What can I do to help the process in a pot?
How Do I Grow Ginger?How do I grow ginger?
Overwintering Herbs?I have chives, basil, rosemary, dill, parsley, and thyme growing in window boxes. How do I overwinter them?
Buying Rosemary Seeds?How much do rosemary seeds cost?
Growing Mint from Seed?It is difficult to germinate mint from seeds. Does anyone have some tips as to how to grow mint from seed?
Growing Gingerroot?Can I grow ginger from an existing piece of ginger purchased from fruit grocery shop?
Mowing Thyme?Do we have to lawn cut our thyme every year?
When Do I Plant Herbs and Spices?What is the best time of year to plant herbs and spices?
Getting Rid of Japanese Beetles on Basil Plants?How do you keep Japanese beetles off of basil plants? They are eating holes in mine.
Will Deadheading Chives Encourage More Leaf Growth?Should chive flowers be clipped to keep chives coming?
Growing Coriander from Seed?Does anyone know how do you grow coriander/cilantro from scratch? I have seen so many sites, youtube as well, but to no avail. I would appreciate some help on this.
Growing Lavender from a Cutting?How do I get a cut started off of a lavender bush?
How Do I Grow Cilantro?How do I care for and grow the herb, cilantro?
Preventing Insects from Eating Garden Herbs?How do you stop insects eating herbs, particularly basil, in the vegetable garden?
Caring for a Lavender Plant?I finally have a lavender plant that started out very small, but now is about 2 feet in diameter. It has last season's old growth on it. I was wondering if and how I should prune it and if there's any type of "food" it likes or diseases to look out for? Thanks for your help!
Growing Catnip Indoors?I bought the catnip seeds and planted them 3 weeks ago and I haven't seen any sprouting. I was doing this procedure that I found on the net.
I Dumped Cleaning Water Where I Plan to Plant Herbs?I dumped a bucket of dirty cleaning solution and water in my unused flowerbed (I moved in recently). Well I am planning on planting catnip and lavender, so now I'm worried that nothing will grow, but if it does it will be all chemically. Any solutions?
Harvesting the Leaves of a Stevia Herb Plant?How do I harvest stevia plants?
Growing Lavender from Seed?A lavender seed just sprouted in a glass filled with water. I want to plant it outdoors. Am I supposed to plant it outdoors or indoors of my apartment? Tell me please how am I supposed to planted it. Thank you!
Why Did My Basil Plant Die?A friend gave me a basil plant and I don't have much experience with plants or having a garden. Well, the plant has died on me. I watered it about 2 times a week and placed in window sill to get sunshine, but it still died.
How Do I Grow Lavender?What is the best way to grow lavender?
Keeping Grasshoppers from Eating My Plants?How can I keep grasshoppers from eating my basil and other plants?
Does Catnip Spread by Rhizomes?I was just wondering if catnip "Nepeta cataria" spreads by rhizomes? I have been told that it only spreads by seed so I would like to find out if this is true. Of course I'm talking about catnip and not catmint.
Sage Plant Smells Like Cat Spray When Watered?I love using sage in quite a few of my recipes, but I've always purchased it dry. This summer I decided to grow it to use fresh or to dry my own and, since it's a perennial, it will grow indoors in my dining room window this winter.
Growing Herbs in a Container Garden?When growing herbs, is it better to grow them all together or in separate pots or doesn't it matter?
Why Do My Fresh Herbs Taste Bitter?I have never planted herbs before, but went to the nursery and chose 4 for a patio pot. I have chives, lavender, parsley, and rosemary. I pinched them and tasted and they were terribly bitter! So I clipped the old foliage and the new that is growing back is bitter, also.
Is My Basil Getting Too Much Water?My basil plants are not a deep green, are they getting too much rain?
How Do I Dry Chamomile for Tea?Does anyone have any tips for drying chamomile for tea?
Growing Herbs?I would like to know how to grow herbs, and how and when are they ready to use.
Overwintering Mint Grown in Containers?I want to grow mint in a container outdoors above ground, but I'm concerned about winter storage. There is no room in the apartment, will it winter in a shed with protection? If so, what steps can be taken?
My Lavender is Not Leafing Out?We planted a lavender plant last year. It did well. This spring we cut it back. It looks dried out, brown, and twiggy. No sign of green at all. Does it start to green in late May or later? Should it be greening by now?
Herbs That Grow Well Together?I have cilantro, Italian parsley, dill, basil, thyme, tarragon, rosemary, sage, and mint, and I have four hanging pots to plant them in. What is the best combination?
Planting an Aero Herb Garden Kit?We just bought one of those Aero Garden Kits. I've read all the directions, but I'd like to hear from people who have some experience with these things before I get started.
Companion Plants for a Curry Leaf Tree?I see there was an earlier post which grouped herbs that could be grown together. What would grow well with a potted curry leaf tree? I am hoping for something that also looks pretty at the base of the tree, maybe thyme, etc.
Growing Garlic in a Greenhouse?Is garlic OK to grow in pots in my green house?
Growing Lemon Grass?Have any of you ever grown lemon grass? If so,? did you grow it from seed or from a plant? If from a plant, where did you purchase it?
Basil Stalks Turning Brown?My basil's stalks are turning brown, is this normal?
Growing Flat Leaf Parsley Indoors?How often should flat leaf parsley be fed in an indoor herb garden?
Basil's Growth Habits?When growing basil, does it spread?
Planting Ginger?How do I plant ginger to eat?
Parsley is Flowering?My parsley has started to flower. Can I cut them off to prolong the plant, or is this the end of it? Thanks. Mary
Outdoor Herb Garden?What is the best way to grow a herb garden outside? Last year, I put several in a planting box, but did not use them often enough and it became overgrown.
Growing Herbs Indoors?I live in a apartment with few windows and I get morning light and that's it. It's colder, how can I grow herbs in my home?
Harvesting Herbs For Cooking?How do I harvest these herbs: mint, basil, parsley, rosemary, dill and chives? I do not know if I should just tear off leaves or cut off the stalks/stems. I want the basil etc for cooking but I want the plant to keep producing. They are on my patio in pots.
Harvesting Lavender?I never seem to know when to cut my lavender to get the best fragrance. Also, what is the best way to dry it.
Purple Flower on a Sage Plant?I planted a Sage plant last year in the ground. I cut it back and mulched it last year before freezing. Now this year when it came back -- it is doing great, but now it has a purple flower on top. Why is that I never seen this before? It is pretty.
Ideas for Surplus Herbs?This year my herb garden is doing well. I have a nice amount of peppermint and oregano. I have dried some for tea and cooking spice. However I don't want to let the rest go to waste. Any ideas for dried peppermint recipes, and holiday gifts?
Uses for Lavender?I have a lot of lavender in my garden, it is absolutely beautiful! I am looking for ways to use it. My mother used to use Lavender to scent drawers - but I am not sure the best way to use it. Can anybody please help?
Herbs and Flowers That Grow Well in Shade?What herbs and flowers do well in shade?
Uses for Dried Lavender?Don't know what to do with your dried lavender flowers? Here are some tips from the ThriftyFun community. Post your own ideas here.
Sage Leaves Turning Yellow?My sage plant looks fine and is growing nicely but older leaves turn kind of yellow. Is this "normal"? Can these leaves be dried and used for tea?
Need Help Growing Basil?My basil is very short lived. By the time the plants are big enough to harvest a goodly quantity of leaves, the flavor is bitter and the tips are going to flower. When planting, I always cut off the growing tips to encourage bushing out.
Growing Herbs in Vermiculite?I just recently planted a packet of mint seeds from Williamsburg, Virginia that I picked up there three or four years ago. I put a bunch of Vermiculite in a pot (with rocks in the bottom) and began to water it.
Harvesting Dill Often?Can dill be kept small and bushy by harvesting often? I scattered the seeds in a 18"x36" area and right now, at about 2" tall, it looks like a green carpet. I have a lot of seeds left from last year, so I would rather have leaves this year.
Growing Rosemary From Seeds?How hard is it to grow rosemary from seeds? I've grown them from cuttings before but this is the first year I'm trying it from seeds.
Is Cat Mint the same as Catnip?Is Cat Mint the same as Catnip? I got some "cat mint" from a swap last year. Is this the same as cat nip? It certainly looks like it's in the mint family.
Frost Damage on Mint?I have mint plants and they almost got frozen last week. Some stems died. Are they evergreen or should I just harvest them now before they go dormant?
Information About Italian Parsley?Information About Italian Parsley. Is Italian parsley a perennial? What can I do to protect it during the winter?
Have I Waited Too Long To Harvest My Herbs?All of my herbs have gone to seed. I was wanting to bring some inside for the winter. Have I waited too long?
How do you grow mint in a pot?How do you grow mint in a pot?
Growing Herbs in the Winter?Can oregano, basil, thyme, parsley, sage, etc. be grown indoors in a home during the winter months in the midwest? Do I need special lights or would window light do?
Transplanting and Harvesting Mint?I started a container mint herb garden and I would like to know if I can transfer it into my regular garden and if so, when? I also need to know when is the best time to harvest it and how. Can you freeze it or do you dry it?