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Container Gardening: Herbs

Growing herbs in containers is easy! Herbs are the perfect container garden plant. Learn why you should grow herbs in containers, and get tips and tricks to having fresh herbs at your fingertips.

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The perfect way to grow herbs is in a container. Most cooks only need a bit of their favorite herbs, so one plant of each kind is usually enough. Choose the herbs you use most and combine them in a single pot or basket filled with good quality potting soil. Cilantro, basil, sage, thyme, oregano, and rosemary are among the easiest to grow plants. Most herbs prefer a sunny spot and regular water and fertilizer.