Herb Gardens

It’s easy to grow herbs at home! They can be grown in pots and even planters on a balcony or deck. Herbs add flavor, color, aroma, and texture to food – making it more enjoyable for you and your family! Explore the best way to plant and take care of your various herbs with our expertly written guides. Have questions? Be sure to ask our team of expert gardeners and plant specialists in the comments section at the end of any every article and you’ll get a prompt answer. Happy gardening!

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A

Garden angelica flower stalk and buds in bright sunshine.

Angelica
Angelica spp.

A close up horizontal image of aniseed (Pimpinella anisum) growing in the garden.

Anise
Pimpinella anisum

A close up of a clump of Agastache foeniculum, with tall upright flower stems, pictured in a backyard setting.

Anise Hyssop
Agastache foeniculum

B

Close up of a young basil plant in a pot.

Basil
Ocimum basilicum

Branch of a bay laurel tree with a blue sky in the background.

Bay Laurel Trees
Laurus nobilis

Close up of a pink bee balm (Monarda) flower.

Bee Balm
Monarda spp.

Close up image of blue flowering borage plants.

Borage
Borago officinalis

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Calamint is sometimes cultivated as a medicinal herb for household use | GardenersPath.com

Calamint
Calamintha spp.

Close up of of the purple, white, and yellow blooms of the caper bush, Capparis spinosa.

Capers
Capparis spinosa

Close up of caraway seeds on a wooden spoon.

Caraway
Carum carvi

Green cardamom pods still on the bush.

Cardamom
Elettaria cardamomum

Close up of white chamomile flowers with yellow centers.

Chamomile
Matricaria recutita and Chamaemelum nobile

Chicory plants in a field with blue flowers.

Chicory
Cichorium spp.

A mass planting of chives with purple blossoms.

Chives
Allium schoenoprasum

Small green cilantro leaves growing in a cement planter, on a gray background.

Cilantro/Coriander
Coriandrum Sativum

A mature comfrey plant with blue flowers.

Comfrey
Symphytum spp.

Close up, top down view of a Cuban oregano plant.

Cuban Oregano
Coleus amboinicus

A close up of the white flower of the cumin plant growing on thin, delicate green stems, on a soft focus background.

Cumin
Cuminum cyminum

A close up horizontal image of a curry leaf tree growing in a pot outdoors.

Curry Leaf
Murraya koenigii

D

A cluster of six yellow dandelions flowers.

Dandelion
Taraxacum officinale

Dill plants with yellow flowers.

Dill
Anethum graveolens

E

Oblique vie of a epazote herb growing in a kitchen garden.

Epazote
Dysphania ambrosioides

F

Fennel Bulb in garden bed.

Fennel
Foeniculum vulgare

A close up of purple fenugreek flowers. With tiny petals, purple on the outside, getting lighter towards the center of the flower, the color contrasts with the green foliage and stems. The background is more flowers and foliage fading into soft focus, in bright sunshine.

Fenugreek
Trigonella foenum-graecum

Feverfew flowers growing in a kitchen herb garden.

Feverfew
Tanacetum parthenium

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A close up horizontal image of galangal (Alpinia galanga) growing in the garden with light green foliage and white flowers pictured on a soft focus background.

Galangal
Alpinia galanga

Harvested garlic with bulbs and scapes.

Garlic
Allium sativum

Herb garden with chives, lavender, rosemary, mint, catnip and many others.

General Herb Garden Care

Freshly dug harvested ginger root.

Ginger
Zingiber officinale

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A close up horizontal image of common horehound (Marrubium vulgare) growing in the garden.

Horehound
Marrubium vulgare

Fresh horseradish leaves and root from the garden.

Horseradish
Armoracia rusticana

A close up horizontal image of purple hyssop flowers (Hyssopus officinalis) growing in a sunny garden.

Hyssop
Hyssopus officinalis

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A clump of lavender growing in a landscaped garden.

Lavender
Lavandula spp.

A close up of Melissa officinalis in a brown wicker basket with a green soft focus background in bright sunlight.

Lemon Balm
Melissa officinalis

A clump of lemon grass growing in a herb garden.

Lemongrass
Cymbopogon spp.

A close up of the foliage of a young Levisticum officinale plant on a soft focus background.

Lovage
Levisticum officinale

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A close up of Origanum majorana growing in the garden, with light red stems contrasting with the deep green leaves, pictured on a soft focus background.

Marjoram
Origanum majorana

A close up of the leaves and small flower buds of Lippia graveolens pictured in light sunshine on a soft focus background.

Mexican Oregano
Lippia graveolens

A close up horizontal image of Mexican tarragon (Tagetes lucida) sporting bright yellow flowers growing in the herb garden.

Mexican Tarragon
Tagetes lucida

Close up of a mint plant growing in a herb garden.

Mint
Mentha spp.

A close up of the dark green serrated leaves of motherwort growing in the garden on a dark soft focus background.

Motherwort
Leonurus cardiaca

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Close up of the leaves of a stinging nettle plant.

Nettle
Urtica dioica

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A close up of a large patch of Origanum vulgare plants growing in the garden with soft green foliage fading to soft focus in the background.

Oregano
Origanum vulgare

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Close up of parsley growing in a kitchen garden.

Parsley
Petroselinum crispum

A close up of Portulaca oleracea growing in the garden with flat green leaves and small yellow flowers, on a soft focus background.

Purslane
Portulaca oleracea

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Rosemary (Salvia Rosmarinus) growing in a herb garden.

Rosemary
Salvia rosmarinus

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Close up of Common Sage growing in a herb patch.

Sage
Salvia officinalis

A bouquet of harvested summer savory stems and leaves on a wooden surface.

Savory
Satureja spp.

A close up horizontal image of the pink flowers of Pelargonium capitatum growing in the garden pictured on a soft focus background.

Scented Geranium
Pelargonium spp.

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Learn how to grow your own estragon. | GardenersPath.com

Tarragon
Artemisia spp.

Thyme growing in a herb garden.

Thyme
Thymus spp.

Freshly harvested turmeric roots sitting on bare soil in a herb garden.

Turmeric
Curcuma longa

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Close up of the white flower clusters of yarrow plant.

Yarrow
Achillea spp.