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Easy Tasty Cooking Herbs - Growing Basil and Thyme

Many people have discovered that growing your own herbs, especially basil and thyme is easy rewarding and you always have fresh cooking herbs around. Both Thyme and Basil are easy plants to grow. The can be kept both inside and out. Outside is the best place for them since these herbs do need at least 5 hours of sunlight per day. The will grow on a sunny spot behind a window, and will even taste good but to get results like outdoors you have to revert to special growing lights. A bridge to far for most indoor plant lovers.

Some herbs can be invasive in the right conditions for that reason many people choose to grow them in containers. This ensures that their roots are kept under control. Usually you won't allow them to seed. Still when invasiveness is one of your concerns keep the plants in place. Thyme

Here are a few steps to follow that will lead to the success of your herbal plans:

Thyme Basil and Rosemary When picking your basil and thyme, don't strip all the leaves off or the plants will die. Instead choose two or three stems and pinch them of or snip with scissors. Leave at least half the foliage on to keep the plants growing.

Many people have discovered that growing your own herbs, especially basil and thyme is easy rewarding and you always have fresh cooking herbs around. Both Thyme and Basil are easy plants to grow. The can be kept both inside and out. Outside is the best place for them since these herbs do need at least 5 hours of sunlight per day. The will grow on a sunny spot behind a window, and will even taste good but to get results like outdoors you have to revert to special growing lights. A bridge to far for most indoor plant lovers.

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