Herb Garden Plants:
Growing Herbs from Seeds

Given the relative simplicity of growing herbs from seeds, choosing which herb garden plants to grow comes down to which you want to eat.

Below we'll show you how to get started and share step-by-step instructions for the most popular home-grown herbs.

Basics of Growing Culinary Herbs

Hardiness & Heat Zones

Hardiness zone and heat zone maps are primarily useful as a reference when choosing seeds from seed catalogues, among other spots.

While they'll give you a general idea of which plants will grow best in your area, they are far from perfect given the unique nature of each garden and the many other plant-specific issues to take into account.

Click here for the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone map and here for the American Horticulture Society Heat Zone Map's zip code locator.

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  • The Green Living Expert - Herbs gardening can be seen as a multipurpose activity that also serves as a relaxing routine to pass time. Useful tips for making it easier.
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