Are you thinking about planting some flowering herb plants? You can grow your very own flowering herb garden, with beautiful herbs. In this article, we’re going to look at the best flowering herb that you should plant now. By the time you’ve finished reading this, I hope that you’ll have some great ideas for planting flowering herb plants!
Dandelion Root. One of the most attractive and lovely flowering herb plants that you can have in your garden is the dandelion root. It is full of flavor, and it produces tiny white blooms. It’s a bit slow growing, but it is worth it! Plant it in a pot or container and you can harvest it in autumn for use in salads. You can also freeze it for future use in winter.
Frostbrand. Frostbrand flowering herb doesn’t grow too well in hot sunny climates, but it does flourish when placed in the shade. Frostbrand flowers in autumn, and has quite large blooms that last all year round.
Mint. This flowering herb is a familiar sight on kitchen tables – you can buy mints cut from the leaves, ready to be used in your favorite recipes. The sweet-smelling leaves are also used in many sweet dishes, such as ice cream, sherbet and lemonades. Mint is a member of the mint family, which also includes spearmint and cinnamon. It is also known as caraway.
Rosemary. In fact, Rosemary is a perfect herb for cooking. This tasty perennial is one of the most popular herb choices for chefs. In fact, Rosemary is the most common spice used in American cooking today. Its distinctive bitter flavor has made it a favorite for making spiced wine. Rosemary is a member of the mint family, which includes spearmint and cinnamon.
Sage. A woody perennial that prefers full sun, sage spreads quickly and is easy to grow. The hardy perennial is a good choice for landscaping with its fast-growing habit. It blooms for a full year, producing stunning purple-black flowers. In addition to being a beautiful, aromatic addition to the landscape, sage is useful in the kitchen as a kitchen companion as well as a natural pesticide.
Thyme. This flowering herb grows to about four to five feet tall, and is a good choice for landscaping with its trailing purple flowers. Thyme takes very little attention as a growing perennial. It prefers full sun but will tolerate partial shade during the colder spring months.
These are just a few of the many lovely and easy to grow herbs that make a wonderful addition to a flower garden. Most herbs will do well as part of a multi-strategy landscape design. When you plant a herb in your flower garden, be sure to prepare the soil properly by removing weeds and adding compost. Follow all directions on the herb for proper planting, and try to plant your herb in the most beneficial spot on your property. Your herb will reward you with delightful blooms throughout the gardening year.
When choosing which herbs to use in your landscaping, remember that some herbs love full sun more than others. Mint and fennel are two plants that do well in the sun. Others, such as lemon balm, prefer partial shade during the cooler spring months. Be sure to check the herb’s recommended sunlight requirements before planting it in your garden.
Butterfly Bush. This colorful perennial is an excellent choice for adding colorful accents to your landscape or as a houseplant. It blooms in full sun to partial shade and will grow to three to four feet tall. The butterfly bush will take over any vacant site in your yard and provide your plants with lots of blooms and colorful flowers.
Butterfly Bush. The sweet and tasty herb Butterfly Bush adds colorful accents to your landscaping as well as an aroma that are pleasing to the taste. It grows to between three to four feet tall and flowers from deep red to bright yellow flowers. The sweet and flavorful flavor of this herb makes it great for cooking, as a flavoring for preserves and as an ingredient in pickles, yogurt, soups, sauces and salads.
These are just a few of the flowering herbs you can use in your home or garden. Perennial herbs will bloom for one season and then disappear the next. Knowing which flowering herbs you should be planting in your yard will save you time and money. By planting early, you are providing your plants with the nutrition they need to thrive. And, you are providing them with color, which is a natural benefit they cannot get in winter.