1. hours direct sunlight
every day 2. warm temperature 3. fertilizer 4. humidity
and Growing Herbs
pot one size larger than root ball. Clay or terra cotta pot. Herbs cannot tolerate being in standard water. Put broken chard
of pottery in pot over drainage hole. Fill pot one-half full of standard potting soil. Set plant in soil. Gently fill the
pot with soil to within 1 inch of top.
area, don't fertilize. In bright area, fertilize about every 4 weeks. Let plants dry out thoroughly before watering - when
dry down 1 inch into soil. Water liberally until water comes out bottom of pot.
as a bedding plant. Pot in standard potting soil. Place in sunny window.
chives have round leaves. Garlic chives have flat leaves. To harvest, clip plant right down to the base of the soil. Enhances
fish dishes, Mexican foods, chives mixed with softened butter.
grow in bright, sunny window all year round. Flowers are beautiful in salads.
in vitamins E and A.
bought as a young transplant from nursery. Bright sun, 6 hours a day. Let dry thoroughly between watering. Standard potting
mix. To harvest, pinch or shear 2 to 3 inches of stem tips to encourage strong future growth.
in many flavors, including lemon, coconut, etc. Grow indoors in at least 6 hours of indirect sunlight per day. Use a standard
potting mix supplemented with coarse sand. To harvest, pinch or shear 2 to 3 inches of stem tips to encourage strong future
growth. Do not chop for cooking. To use in cooking. Hold stem upside down; pull down on leaves.