A basic herb garden is not hard to create and it can be created in a remarkably small amount of space. Therefore, it doesn’t matter if you are living in an apartment or have a yard, a basic herb garden is easy to make.
There are a few things that you will need to get started for creating a basic herb garden. The first thing you want to do is to decide on the type of basic herb garden. Do you want a container herb garden or are you looking for something a bit grander like a kitchen garden or a backyard home herb garden.
Once you have decided what garden you want, decide on whether the plants will be from seeds or transplant. Once you have determined the type of planting you want to do for your basic herb garden.
There are a few supplies that you are going to need for your herb garden. Of course, these supplies vary depending on which type of herb garden you are creating. The list includes all the supplies necessary for both gardens. Some of the things you need will be the same so the list has been combined. The items you will need are: soil, fertilizer, seeds or herb plants, containers, and a spade.
If you are using a container or containers to create your herb garden, prepare the container by placing the soil in it. Then depending on the type of fertilizer you are using add the fertilizer to create the growing environment. The type of soil will determine whether or not you want to wet it before you plant. Always follow the planting instructions if you are planting seeds. If you are using already established plants follow replanting instructions. You can always find them online if you need to though they are usually listed with the plant.
For kitchen gardens weed and till the area to break up the soil and remove any large objects like rocks. Then add in the top soil and follow the above instructions on planting the seeds or transplant. Make sure that you pay attention to the lighting that your herbs need, place them in a place that has the right amount of light and shade so they can grow properly. Make sure that you always browse the bookstore, or Internet for herb garden how to.