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Herbs That You Can Grow Anywhere


Herbs That You Can Grow Anywhere


Growing herbs is a fantastic introduction to holistic health and home grown wellness. The following article highlights eight herbs that can be grown anywhere, regardless of whether you have a large nursery, no nursery, a green thumb or a dark thumb.

CHIVES

Chives are valuable in numerous dishes in the kitchen where you need to give an unobtrusive onion flavour. Add to servings of mixed greens,  delicious biscuits, fried eggs, steamed vegetables, or embellishment on stews and soups.

At regular intervals, you can partition the bunches and replant or share with your neighbours.

PARSLEY

Parsley is the ruler of the spices in the kitchen and a simple sauce to develop. Parsley is plentiful in nutrients and minerals including C, B12, K and A, which implies it is extraordinary for your insusceptible and sensory systems.

Parsley is a biennial, not a perennial herb.  This means they live for two years and at the end of the second growing season will flower and produce seeds. Seeds of which when nurtured will grow, keeping you in parsley for eternity.

ROSEMARY

Rosemary develops as either a hedge or a ground cover. Left alone in a nursery bed with a lot of room, it can develop into a large bramble. Or then again, you can develop it as cut support.

Rosemary is pleasant with lamb, within vegetable dishes, or cooked with sautéed mushrooms and goes dazzling in a natively constructed spice damper.

THYME

There are numerous assortments of thyme, including the heavenly lemon thyme and mother-of-thyme planted as a ground cover.

If you need to keep the thyme in the dish, take the leaves off before adding as the stem is very woody. Little leaves don't require cleaning. Thyme is utilised in the customary French bouquet garni, alongside parsley and an inlet leaf.

BASIL

Basil is typically a yearly herb, but does not like the cold. Basil is the star of pesto and makes a stunning expansion to pizzas and pasta. Add it at the last possible moment that you cook as it's flavour will reduce with cooking.

OREGANO

Oregano is one of the most utilised herbs. We use it to enhance everything from pizza sauce to nachos and it frequents within recipes with a Mexican flavour.

Oregano is an enduring herb and will keep on developing for quite a long time to come.

MINT

When you pot mint, you have it forever. A little downpour will see it spring up in random places once more.

Mint often appears in beverages: juices, smoothies and cocktails, plates of mixed greens, in wraps, within vegetable dished, made into a mint sauce or fermented as a tea.

CORIANDER 

A flavourful expansion to curries, sautés, nachos, rice paper wraps and hand-crafted sushi.

We can grow many different herbs from our homes, from the recognisable to the outlandish, paying little mind to space. Local herbs make a modest, delectable and nutritious expansion to any feast, taking it from alright to a connoisseur. Enjoy with pleasure. 

 

We hope that you enjoyed your daily Nutrition Fix. 
With love, Beautifully Nourished x 
Dr Ayesha Gulzar, PharmD, Doctor of Pharmacy, Research and Medicine
Editor and Founder: Katherine Elyse Blake, BSC Nutrition, ANutr

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