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How To Up Your Herb Game

Published May 16, 2022

A little encouragement and some friendly tips

At the first sight of weeds in the spring, I crawl out of my spice cabinet and head for greener pastures. For me, that means the garden. For you that might be the farmers market, a neighbor’s yard, or the produce aisle. We share a singular goal: More fresh herbs.

I’ve been growing herbs for almost 25 years, every place from an old tire or a hodgepodge of containers to a huge organic garden in rural Kansas. For the last decade, my herbs have chased the sun in semi-urban backyards, nestled into relatively small terra cotta pots set on sturdy wagons.