As a gardener who uses herbs, you know that herbs are so versatile. Herbs have it all: interesting foliage, attractive flowers and heady scents. There are herbs that will suit any garden, whatever the style and size. Herbs are adaptable plants to a wide range of climates. Many of them require a sunny location, but some species will thrive in partial shade. Most herbs are leafy plants and they come in a wide palette of leaf shape and texture and in a wide array of hues, from gray to green and blue. Also many herbs offer colorful blooming displays.
Herbs come in all shapes, sizes, colors and flavors. They include plants that vary in form from creeping plants and spreading shrubs to climbing vines and towering trees. And after playing all these roles in the garden, they are very useful plants too. They are used in the kitchen, crafts room, spa and also having a long history of medicinal use. Herbs plants are useful from top to bottom. The leafy green parts of most species are used for preparing food or making tea, other produce edible flowers too. Stems of some herbs are also used, useful as grilling sticks and some herbs are grown for their flavorful roots.
Herbs are also very easy to grow plants. It doesn’t matter what climate you live in, there will always be a wide range of species and varieties that will find place in your garden, complement the landscape growing in pots and containers or adding edible beauty to your space, outdoor or indoor. Plants are categorizes by their life cycle in three categories: annuals, biennials and perennials, and herbs fill all these three categories. You will see that no matter what type of plants you want, you will always find herbs that will suit your search.