Tag Archives: mediterranean Herbs


Herbs are some of the best things to grow for the kitchen and even it you only have a small patio or a few pots you can add lots of fresh flavor from a small space with this versatile group of plants.They don’t all need free draining soil and lots of heat to grow to there best and as we are all about taste growing your own herbs means you can include them in quantity’s to really transform some dishes.


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8. Vietnamese coriander

9. Garlic Chives

10. Sculpit



How to grow Chervil

In this video I talk about one of the essential herbs of the French kitchen garden but for some reason one that seems to be forgotten elsewhere. One of the great things about Chervil is that it prefers light shade so doesn’t  fight for space with the better-known Mediterranean herbs


How to grow Mint

Mint Sauce  that’s how most of us remember mint or cleaning your teeth but it a great herb for adding fresh flavor and even making a refreshing drink.

Applemint the best for cooking,Peppermint the best for tea


How to grow Basil

One of the most useful herbs in the kitchen weather for making classic Pesto sauce or a simple mozzarella and tomato salad. Although synonymous with Italy it’s not like classic  Mediterranean herbs to grow



Orange Thyme,Lemon Thyme or Classic Thyme they all love Pots and are easy and great to have close to the kitchen. There the secret ingredient in a fantastic Tomato Sauce and always so much more intense when you grow your own as with all Herbs you will always use more of them when there easy to pick and you have an abundance.

My advice always grow as many as you can they really are great kitchen essentials and just a single plant will enliven so many dishes

One really important trick with thyme dont over feed and keep it on the dry side

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