We all have the grand idea of a BIG garden that will supply us with all our table needs.
But really, that garden is out of reach for so many.
Maybe you do not have the space or just feel you physically
cannot take on the physical needs of a home garden.
But you can plant a few plants which can benefit you in so many ways.
Get started with HERBS. Plant herbs if anything.
I love to visit historic homes and imagine living 100-200 years ago.
One thing you can surely find in these homes, whether large or small, is an herb garden.
How valuable they are to the one's who desire to live smart and be educated in how plants can serve you in other ways besides food.
HERBS can grow almost anywhere there is some sunshine.
By your front door or in your kitchen window, herbs are a blessing in SO many ways.
And yes, Granny knew this!
You can do this!
These easy to grow plants ALWAYS are on hand in my kitchen year round.
Every meal in our home begins with one or more of the herbs below.
Hey, let's face it, Granny knew the value of an herb and we do also.
Pick a few and plan to plant...now.
DRIED LAVENDER* -for rashes, burns, psoriasis, stress and insomnia.
GINGER- settles nausea and diarrhea.
OREGANO*-immune booster. Settles stomach, fights infection and colds.
BASIL*-reduces tension, sleep aid.
BAY LEAVES-a digestive aid. My mother boiled the leaves and served as a tea to settle the stomach.
GARLIC-immune booster and wards off infection.
PEPPERMINT*- for nausea, stress, headaches, muscle pain, weight loss
ROSEMARY*- Supports the immune system, fights candida.
Cloves - analgesic properties, and kills bacteria.
(* I must have these on hand always)
When you have your herb garden or herb planter started - you have taken the 1st step!
All summer you can enjoy your herbs, and as the summer days come to an end, you can clip and hang your herbs to dry. Mine herbs are enjoyed year round through drying. As spices, as additives to soaps and skin care products and for medicinal use.
Below you will see a photo of some of the herbs and other plants I have growing on a small area on my deck. No sunny spot goes unused!
edBelow is an overflowing planter of spearmint which I just pick up in winter and placed in my sunny loft. Now that Spring has sprung, it is back out front and loving it! It just grows right back year after year. Easy huh? So I hope I have encouraged you to plant herbs. Find your sunny spot.
You will enjoy them so much, and I will post how to dry and use in a variety of ways.
Simply so easy. Simply enjoyable. Simply smart!
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