Most of your herbs are very easy to start from seeds. I have the best luck waiting until it is warm out and planting my seeds in pots outside. I never have luck starting them indoors. They always die when I move them outside, even if I do it slowly. I usually buy Basil plants because I like to use it right away. Many of your herbs are perennial and will need to be spaced in your garden to accomodate their full growth. Read the package and keep that in mind when transplanting seedlings or when planting your starter plants. I intersperse herbs with my flowers. Most herbs flower too and I like having them right outside my door. Herbs are very easy and a joy to have fresh. In the fall, I harvest the leaves from the plants, chop them, put them in ice cube trays, add a little water and freeze. I then pop the cubes in a ziplock labelled with they herb name and use all winter. Just drop an herb cube in your dish.
at 12:55 PM on Mar. 10, 2009