Herb Kits

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There are a profusion of herb kits available in the market today. How do you choose what is right for you? Herb kits were created to help you make your own indoor garden with all the supplies that you need to start.

There is a difference with herb kits and herbal kits. The main difference is that herb kits are made for you to start your garden and herbal kits contain dried herbs that are ready for use for teas and as a form of alternative medicine.

Herb kits will contain all that you need to start you very own herb garden. You may choose to place your garden in your windowsill, indoors or outdoors like in your patio or terrace. It may come with seeds or live plants, the containers you need, the potting soil, labels and even an instruction manual or booklet that will help get your garden going, that will also have some helpful advice on how to use the herbs as soon as they are ready to harvest.

Choosing herb kits would depend solely on what you want and the purpose of what you would like to use it for. There are herb kits made up of common, everyday herbs like basil and oregano, some kits with the more hard to find varieties, some spice kits and the ones that you can use to make teas.

There are distinct benefits to having an herb garden. One of the best advantages is having a supply of freshly grown herbs to use. The addition of fresh herbs into any food or beverage is very minimal, less that half a teaspoon is usually all that you need.  Using herbs an ingredient in your cooking can make the dish taste like gourmet cooking or you can even have a spicy blend that will bring a whole new dimension into the food.  

Another benefit is the wonderful smell that it will bring into your home. It's like having your own aromatherapy. Of course, having more herbs and bringing nature into your home will have a calming and soothing effect not only through their aroma, but will also serve you well by purifying the air you breathe. The addition of an herb garden is a great way to add décor to home, especially if you place it in a kitchen. You may even save a little money when you start to harvest, but you can save more money if you will make a bigger garden.

The advantage of getting an herb kit is everything is ready for you.  Try your hand at planting by using an herb kit to have an herb garden. Then when you get to see and enjoy the harvest, you can start planting a larger garden.   Then when you have your own garden, you can even make your own herb kits to give away or to sell. Growing herbs in containers is easy and does not need a lot of space. You can keep the herb plants organized and grow them in the correct size container. Herb growing is a great hobby and can be a way for you to make extra money. Learn how to plant, grow and harvest and even dry your own herbs. You will be amazed on what you can make with herbs, like your very own distinct blend of potpourri, your own teas and get to enjoy the health benefits of making your own herbal oils, vinegars and even hot beverages. Start planting an herb garden today.  

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Ginny Greene is an herb garden enthusiast. Visit Herb Garden Center for more information on growing and using herbs for culinary purposes or crafts and health.

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This article was published on 2010/04/02