My Herb Garden
Tips on growing herbs at home.
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Cilantro is a great herb for containers or a window sill herb garden. You can of course also grow coriander in the ground. Just remember that is is a short lived culinary herb that needs to seeded in regular intervals to have an ongoing supply! But because it is so easy to grow this it not a big deal.
Why You Need Lemon Balm In Your Garden. There are many uses for lemon balm. It's a mosquito repellent, you can use it as a rinse aid in your laundry, make tea with it, use it for aromatherapy, make soap or conditioner with it, and much, much more. Click link for more information. Lemon Balm is a Perennial. Plant lemon balm in a pot as it will spread (and take over your garden).
Cilantro is a savory aromatic herb that is commonly used to spice up a lot of Asian and Latin dishes. In the Philippines, cilantro is typically grown in the uplands where the weather is cooler. In Metro Manila where I live, the climate is generally hot and humid so growing cilantro here is quite a challenge. But after several failed attempts, I have finally been successful in growing cilantro in my urban garden.
I just love the smell of this beautiful, savory herb called "sage". This herb actually grows quite well in our tropical weather here in the Philippines. I simply sprinkled a few seeds in a medium sized pot and they all germinated successfully. Sage has an intense flavor that only a few leaves are needed to flavor the entire dish.