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Jillian-Rueter Jillian-Rueter 9 years
I only grow mint at the moment. Be careful with mint next to other plants. It will take over all the nutrients and kill surrounding plants :) I have a large planter box thingie with only mint growing in it. When it flowers, it attracts a lot of bees and wasps :( It is a very strong plant that can live in very cold weather.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
I grow Thai Basil, Curry plant, and Dill.
galaxist galaxist 9 years
basil and cilantro for me.
Arthur Arthur 9 years
my tomatoes are fully in, basil is in. mint everywhere, oregano, parsley sage rosemary thyme, and savory. cook with the stuff all the time ... yum.
Food Food 9 years
Last year I had a ton of basil, but couldn't find the varieties I wanted this year, so tried to grow them from seeds. They were doing great until some bugs moved in and I had to get it out of my kitchen - the plants were too delicate to do well outside in the "warm" SF summer, so no more basil for me :( So this year I have a ton of mint (although that's there year round) including apple mint and chocolate mint. As well as purple sage, oregano, thyme, onion chives and tarragon. I'm also trying my hand at tomatoes - i think the first one will be ready tomorrow!
intensebandgeek intensebandgeek 9 years
I would love to have one!
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 9 years
No and I don't want one. I don't really cook things that need herbs added.
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
i want one. i used to grow herbs on my window sill when i had a sill, and that worked out well. we grew rosemary, oregano and basil...and made some delicious italian food!
radarkitty radarkitty 9 years
You guys can grow anything with a little Miracle Grow. I never had a green thumb until I started actually using the stuff. It really is a miracle! :)
Adrenalynn75 Adrenalynn75 9 years
I have a small herb garden, and like most everyone use mostly the Basil. =) I love having fresh herbs.
Charlie Charlie 9 years
i would love to have a gigantic one, but as a city-dweller, my backyard is the size of a postage stamp, and bricked over. so i just have pots of basil, mint and rosemary. i'm contemplating a potted key lime tree, as well....maybe...
starofsorrow starofsorrow 9 years
Nahs....I have NO green thumb. Anything I try to grow will die. =) Perhaps I'm not meant to be a gardener?
sumnboutme sumnboutme 9 years
i want one but my dog will just eat it. Maybe when I move to a bigger place...I want rosemary, basil, mint, and cilantro.
gruaig_rua gruaig_rua 9 years
No but I want one. Even bought a book on growing herbs....but that's as far as I've got
greeneydmonster greeneydmonster 9 years
im planning to start growing one asap. im jst about to move but as soon as i do i want basil, rosemary, mint and chives!
mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 9 years
Mine's pretty huge. I love it. My garden makes me so happy. I wish you all had a GreenSugar network (or whatever) for us gardeners! (no home stuff, just plants, flowers, herBs, gear, tips, etc...)
psangel psangel 9 years
McJuga I as well have the Aerogarden, it was a Christmas gift, since I love to cook with fresh herbs. I absolutely love it. So easy to maintain as well and if you don't naturally have a green thumb it is perfect.
alethia037 alethia037 9 years
I live in an apartment with no balcony, but I have small pots with basil, oregano, parsley, and rosemary on a shelf beneath a window that gets good sun. They all do pretty well, but the basil grows like crazy! I have to cut it back like once a week!
uptowngirl1999 uptowngirl1999 9 years
i'd love to have a small one inside the house--but the cats would eat them. ;-)
cupcake_85 cupcake_85 9 years
no but i hope to soon :) i live in an apartment so I'd have to find something apartment friendly :)
charlesmaris charlesmaris 9 years
Can't do without fresh basil. The dill grows pretty easily too. But what the hell do I do with all my parsley? I have TONS!
nicachica nicachica 9 years
hehe...what kind of herb are you talkin about??? j/k! ;)
ktacce ktacce 9 years
i kill them, but my roomie is so good at keeping all our plants alive. we have oregano, basil and we should start growing mint! basil is soooo yumm and we use it all the time, esp with heirloom tomatoes and mozzarella
radarkitty radarkitty 9 years
I've got two basil plants, rosemary, thyme, chives, and recently added mint to the mix. Just so that I can have a Mojito whenever I want one. ;)
redegg redegg 9 years
I grow basil, sage, and lavender and use them to cook all the time! :feedme:
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