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Your library for herb production

Here’s a collection of our articles on producing your own herbs.

An introduction to growing your own herbs
Herbs are easy – and inexpensive – to cultivate.

Chamomile – way more than a pretty flower
German chamomile is seen as a weed in the Mediterranean, but in other parts of the world it can boost farm earnings.

How to grow peppermint
Peppermint is a refreshing and stimulating herb. It is said to aid circulation and can be used to treat various digestive upsets.

Growing hardy thyme
Thyme is the hardiest of all the herbs and can by cultivated successfully throughout the year.

Growing your own fragrant lemongrass
It is well known for its essential oil, but lemongrass also has culinary and medicinal uses.

Rosemary is easy to grow
Rosemary is a hardy herb that can be cultivated in most places.

Growing multi-purpose lavender
Lavender is a perennial bushy shrub is one of the most popular herbs for cultivation.

Growing basil – a herb for warmer areas
Basil is susceptible to cold weather and frost. Planting this herb in warmer areas will ensure that young plants don’t die off.

How to cultivate garlic
Apart from being used as a cure for several ailments, garlic is a great culinary herb.

Fertilisation and pest control for garlic
Best known as a culinary herb, garlic is also renowned for its medicinal properties. These tips will help you achieve production success.

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