Which Herbs Do Better Grown From Seeds?

Some of us have the desire to grow our own herbs but lack the knowledge of how to get started. There are a lot of questions that come along with starting an herb garden. For instance, which herbs do better if they were grown from seeds?

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To  guarantee your herb garden success is to start your own plants from seeds. But which ones do better?

Easy Growing Herbs That Can Be Grown From Seeds

  • Basil
  • Chamomile
  • Chives
  • Dill
  • Fennel
  • Lemon Balm
  • Mint
  • Calendula
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Thyme
  • Lemon grass

Any of these herbs can be grown from seeds. They are some of the most popular among many gardeners. I myself have grown them all from time to time. Many will come back year after year  in milder climates.

Grow herbs from seeds

One fun thing to do is to start seeds indoors before you put  them outside. This will help get your garden started  earlier in the season. That way you can enjoy a harvest before anyone else does.

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Growing Herbs Indoors From Seeds

Growing herbs indoors from seeds has many benefits. First off it’s cheaper to buy seeds than to buy the plants. All the seeds won’t grow into a plant but most of them will and you’ll have many plants for a small investment. Rather than one plant for more month than the that pack of seeds. You can trade the extra plants to your neighbors or take them to the farmers market to sell.

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Growing them indoors makes it easy if you want to cook with them daily. You can enjoy  the herbs more because they are right at your fingertips. You won’t have to trek out to the garden just to grab a  pinch of parsley to your soup on the stove.

It is also just as easy to harvest herbs and freeze them for future use. Plus, with the constant growing conditions that is provided to plants in indoor conditions, you don’t have to worry about winterizing herb plants that don’t survive the winter weather conditions.

They now have really cool herb garden kits you can buy. They are small and compact. Some hang from the window. They are great for small spaces or apartments.

Indoor herb garden kit

Growing your own herbs is so much fun. I’ve added little springs of lemon balm to my summer water to give me a bust of energy. I stuff  mint up my nose because it smells so good (not really but I do grab some and sniff it on summer days) I use mint in teas and my water. I love peppermint when I have a headache.

Herbs are fun to grow from seed and watch them turn into a wonderful healing garden. It will make your heart sing just looking at it. So take a chance this year and grow some herbs. Learn every thing you can about the plants and if they have any healing properties. I love my herb garden! So will you!

Which Herbs Grow Better From Seeds

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    • Mary
    • November 2, 2021

    Enjoyed your blog. We live in an apartment but your article on herbs interested me very much. I find you are very down to earth when discussing your animals and how to earn a little extra income. I grew a pepper plant on our balcony this past summer and actually got 2 good sized peppers. Next year I may try cucumbers. Thanks again.

    1. Reply

      Yay! Congrats on the peppers! We tried to dry our peppers this year, first in the truck on cookie tins. That didn’t work out so well. They never did get dry. Then we cut them into really thin strips and put them in the oven. That worked! Took a while but now I have a tiny jar of dried peppers that I can add to soups.

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