by Cindy Andrie
Question by Cheryl E: Does anyone have advice for growing an herb garden?
I live in the high desert west and need advice on which herbs to grow, where best to buy them, which ones are best from seed or plant… anything you can tell me. thanks!
Answer by ozboy76_au
any of the seeded variety of herbs would be suitable yates etc are well known and trusted for there strike rate and success however best grown in a 1/2 sunny shady position. best planted in a mix of soil / sand for good drainage and deep bed for allowing water retention.
use a seaweed solution and a power liquid feed for watering.
the seaweed promotes growth and also helps prevents pests and disease.
if your raising your herbs from seed keep in a shady postion in raising seedling mix until water lightly every day, when germenated and tall and standing ready for transplanting to your garden.
you can also raise your seeds under a flurolight if you have a adjustable lamp for a desk or somthing similar even a flurolight in your house but you need to have it at least 3/4 inches from the top of the plants.
either way will work but under light is the best for raising seedlings or for full growth.
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