10 HERBS YOU NEED TO GROW Growing herbs at home is a fun, money-saving hobby that also happens to be good for your health. In addition to flavoring up your favorite dishes, herbs are filled with antioxidants and essential nutrients. Studies show that half of the nutritional value of plants is lost within thirty minutes of harvesting. When you grow your own herbs you can use what you need at the moment by harvesting small amounts, fresh from the plant.
The 5 Easiest Herbs to Grow (via Survival at Home) Loves full sun and well-drained but moist soil. Use garden snips (affiliate link) to remove branch tips when plants are 6-8 inches tall. Always leave a pair of leaves on the stem so new leaves can grow from the buds in the leaf axils. Pinching off the flower heads so that the plant will keep throwing out new leaves all season. Harvest before watering when soil is mostly dry.