Daily Dose of Nature

Herb Garden Suggestions Part 2

Even if you live in an apartment, condo, or living situation that doesn’t come with a yard or garden space you can still cultivate your own herbs in the kitchen, a sunny window sill, or patio! There are a plethora of herb garden ideas you can choose from that will literally spice up your life!

The best thing about this kind of gardening is that it really doesn’t take a lot of effort to put together. Some herb garden ideas can be as simple as throwing a few seeds in a trio of tin pails and setting them on your kitchen window sill. Not only do these miniature edible gardens look pretty, but they’re functional as well and you can use the herbs fresh from the countertop!

Here are some herb garden suggestions :

  • Moonlight Garden – Artemesias, silver southernwood, evening primrose, shasta daisy, catnip, white star columbine, horehound, clary sage, lavender, baby’s breath, lamb’s ear, datura, and santolina.
  • Medicinal Garden – Chamomile, lemon balm, feverfew, lavender, thyme, garlic, yarrow, echinacea, ginger, mints, rosemary, valerian, plantain, calendula, horehound, comfrey, mullein, monarda, elecampane, black cohosh, evening primrose, foxglove, St. John’s wort, oregano, rosemary, mallows, catnip, blue vervain, holy basil, skullcap, flax, arnica, cayenne, and boneset.
  • Insect-Repelling Garden – Lemon balm, anise, basil, lemongrass, citronella scented geranium, sage, rosemary, chives, lavender and mint.
  • Shady Herb Garden – Angelica, chervil, lady’s mantle, lemon balm, mints, tarragon, sweet woodruff, chives, lovage, and sweet cicely.
  • Tea Garden – Bee balm, chamomile, echinacea, fennel, ginger, milk thistle, mints, roses, Valeria, raspberry, nettle, and holy basil.

Reference : https://i.pinimg.com/originals/84/30/1e/84301e5d2ed3a8fd00276c1211f3d409.jpg

12 Comments Add yours

  1. DiosRaw says:

    Thanks for the knowledge. What herbs would you recommend for chronic body pain/fibromyalgia? Amber 🙏

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    1. GS says:

      There are herbs and natural supplements that people say have helped manage fibromyalgia symptoms. They include echinacea, black cohosh, cayenne, lavender, milk thistle, and B vitamins. Nevertheless, there are no definitive studies on the efficacy of these natural therapies.

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      1. DiosRaw says:

        Thanks. Aswell as there being no definitive studies on the efficacy of these natural therapies, each individual has a very different experience with pain and what is the root cause of the pain therefore it is hard to know what herb will help that specific individual. I see our body’s as a big chemical experiment… Amber ❤

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      2. GS says:

        Ah yes our bodies are big chemical factors owing to the hormons and enzymes it has. Rightly said Amber. Hope you find the herbs useful.

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      3. DiosRaw says:

        Cheers. Take care and have a wonderful day wherever you are in the world. Amber

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      4. GS says:

        Thank you and same to you Amber

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  2. Unique Tales says:

    I think Mother nature is a better gardener than I.

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    1. GS says:

      Ah Mother Nature is the best


  3. Unique Tales says:

    I do like herbs. Rosemary and mint in with my lamb dinner. Thyme, parsley, coriander.

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    1. GS says:

      You have the right herbs for digestion


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