Green Garden Product Resources in Henderson NV

Indoor winter herb gardens make it possible to enjoy fresh herbs year round. These herbs can be grown organically, in an Earth-friendly manner. The first step is to gather all necessary materials.

West Vent Svc
(702) 210-1866
4411 Newton Dr
Las Vegas, NV
 
C & D Maintenance
(702) 432-4878
6832 Cedar Basin Ave
Las Vegas, NV
 
Advantage Lawn Care
(702) 257-8113
5460 Cameron St #105
Las Vegas, NV
 
E Z Lawn Care
(702) 860-7743
2974 Pay Less Ct
Las Vegas, NV
 
Rebel Lawn Care
(702) 656-2955
3172 N Rainbow Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
 
ANTHONYS LAWN CARE AND LANDSCAPE
702-581-3024 www.anthonyslandscaping.ws
2314 BLUE RIBBON DR.
Las Vegas, NV
 
Freeman Lawn Care
(702) 629-0457
970 N Sloan #102
Las Vegas, NV
 
Barbas Lawn Svc
(702) 382-1249
2223 E Ogden Ave
Las Vegas, NV
 
DAVID LAWN SERVICE
702-203-1714 OR 702 574 1852
109 OPALMAE CIR
Las Vegas, NV
 
GABRIELS LAWN MAINTENANCE
(702) 649-1101
205 Antelope Way
Las Vegas, NV
 

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Winter Herb Garden


Shannon Buck - Columnist
Posted on Wednesday 14th October 2009


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Indoor winter herb gardens make it possible to enjoy fresh herbs year round. These herbs can be grown organically, in an Earth-friendly manner.

The first step is to gather all necessary materials.

  • Open pollinated heirloom seeds. Open pollinated, heirloom seeds are organic , traditional seeds that produce herbs from generations ago.
  • Organic compost .
  • Crushed egg shells.
  • Cooled coffee, tea water, or water from cooking vegetables or pasta.
  • Eco-friendly planters that fit on a windowsill. One planter will be needed for each type of herb.
  • Popsicle sticks and a pen or marker.

A clean surface, either indoor or out, is necessary to begin. Lay out the planters and the container of compost, as well as the rest of the items from the list above.

Fill each pot nearly full of compost. Write the names of the herbs on separate popsicle sticks and poke them part-way into the pots. Add seeds to their corresponding pots according to the manufacturers’ instructions, then top with a thin layer of crushed egg shells. The water types in the list above, as well as the compost and the crushed eggshells, will provide many nutrients that will help the herbs to grow. Water the seeds with tea, pasta or vegetable water , and place the planters on whichever windowsill will provide the most sunlight during the winter months.

Over the winter, try to keep the soil damp but not too wet.

Once the plants have grown in, begin snipping a few leaves off each plant throughout the week. Use the herbs in soups, salads and other meal components . Many herbs can also be used in tea .

Though it is not necessary to do so, it is possible to transplant the herbs outside to the garden after the last frost in the spring.

Growing herbs in an eco-friendly manner throughout the winter and adding them to your cooking will give your family a nutritional boost and provide some green to get you through the winter months.

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