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Herb Garden Design

Author : Aileen Edword

Herb gardening is the activity of planting the useful herbs in any corner of your flower garden. Herbs can be used for culinary or medicinal purpose. Herb gardening tips provided in the below abstract will help you to grow fresh and healthy herbs in your garden.
Herb Gardens:
Herbs are the useful plants that can add flavor to your food. They can also be of medicinal importance. Turmeric is the best antiseptic herb. You can use basil for treating various diseases and wounds. Culinary lovers always like to have fresh herbs at hand and use them for preparing delicious food whenever needed.
Herb gardens can be planted in the smallest available space. They can occupy any corner of your flower garden or you can even plant them in containers in your kitchen. Hence, they are also called as kitchen herb gardens or container herb gardens.
Fresh herbs can add taste and flavor to your food. Following the basic gardening tips, you can make your herb gardening experience wonderful and exciting.
Herb Garden Design:
When you are planting any type of garden, choosing proper design for your garden is most important. Selecting the attractive and unique design for planting the garden plants will improve the visual appearance of your garden.
It is not necessary to follow the designs proposed by the professionals. You can design your garden on your own. Draw the rough sketch of the garden design on paper. Make sure that it works for your garden. It is important to keep sufficient space between your gardens to walk comfortably. If you don't do so, you may face difficulties in watering and harvesting the plants.
Design your garden keeping in mind the space available in your backyard. Make sure that the garden design you have chosen works for the available space.
There are different garden designs. You can choose any one that interests you. Most people choose the formal garden design. This type of garden is placed directly in line with the kitchen door. Everything is kept at hand in this type of design. The center of the garden is usually reserved for the sundial. Many times it is used for placing the statue. These are some formal garden ideas that you can implement in your garden. You can also add some of your own ideas.
Some popular garden designs are listed below:
• Herbal Knot Garden Design
• Herb Garden Wheel Layout
• English Cottage Garden Design
Herb Garden Design Ideas:
• When you are planting the herbs in your garden, keep at least two feet distance between pathways to walk through the garden.
• You can grow herbs in containers or pots. Choose the pots with good drainage holes and well drained potting mix.
• Herbs are sun loving plants. They thrive well in full or partial sunlight. Make sure that you keep the containers on the sunny windowsill.
• Plant the herbs in flower or vegetable garden. It can attract the useful pollinating insects and benefit the garden.
Design your herb garden on your own and follow all the herb gardening tips to maintain your garden efficiently.

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