Herbs are a great way to add flavor to foods, aroma in the home or in the garden. Job’s carries a good line perennial, annual or tender herbs that grow in our area. Our selection varies due to crop conditions, availability, and time of year.
Herbs can be grown in the ground, in pots or even inside.
*-Notes herbs that can be grown inside on a window sill.
Tips on growing herbs -Plant them in plenty of light
-Don’t over water
-Keep well fed
-Don’t use moisture control or coir based potting soils, herbs prefer drainage.
Perennial Herbs come back each year without any special care
-Lavendin (Long Stem Lavender)
-Parsley* (actually biennial)
-Sage (salvia officinalis)*
Tender Herbs mostly can handle winter temperatures of about 10-20 degrees without damage. Colder temps will kill them. Tender herbs need protection to grow here year after year. Otherwise it is best to grow them in pots that can be brought inside or plan to plant them year after year like an annual.
Annual Herbs either only last a growing season or are not cold hardy enough to go through winter without being brought inside the house. Some annual herbs like dill and cilantro reseed themselves. It only appears that they come back like a perennial.
- Cilantro* Corriander*
-Pineapple Sage (Salvia elegans)