7 Steps To A Mediterranean Herb Garden

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Welcome to the world of Mediterranean herbs! Follow these 7 simple steps to create your own herb garden and add a touch of flavor to your dishes.

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Step 1: Choose a sunny spot for your garden. Mediterranean herbs love the sun and need at least 6 hours of direct sunlight every day.

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Step 2: Prepare the soil by adding compost or organic matter. This will provide the necessary nutrients for your herbs to thrive.

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Step 3: Select your herbs. Popular Mediterranean herbs include rosemary, thyme, oregano, and basil. Choose herbs that you will use in your cooking.

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Step 4: Plant your herbs in well-draining soil. Make sure to space them out according to their growth habits and water them regularly.

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Step 5: Mulch around your herbs to retain moisture and prevent weeds from growing. This will also add nutrients to the soil as it breaks down.

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Step 6: Prune your herbs regularly to promote healthy growth and prevent them from becoming too woody. Use the pruned herbs in your cooking.

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Step 7: Enjoy your Mediterranean herb garden! Use your fresh herbs in salads, marinades, and sauces to add a burst of flavor to your meals.

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Bonus tip: Consider adding a few edible flowers to your herb garden, such as lavender or chamomile, for a pop of color and added culinary possibilities.

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Congratulations, you now have a beautiful and delicious Mediterranean herb garden! Share your creations with us using #MediterraneanHerbGarden and happy cooking!