Herb garden consists of culinary or medicinal herbs, and often has ornamental designs. In fact, herb plants are often underrated as potential design elements in land scaping.
Mint and creeping thyme can be used very well as ground cover between stepping stones.
Lavender can be used as a landscape design in rock garden, border planting and cottage garden.
Corriender and Oregano, as edging plant, ground cover and rock garden plant.
Sage is recommended to be used as an ornamental border.
In fact, herbs are worth growing for their pleasant aromatic foliage, some for the beauty of their flowers. This is apart from garnishing salads, perking up flavors of bland vegetables or adding flavor to meats by nipping off a few leaves, when wanted. Calendula and Borage add color to herb garden.
Cultivation practices of most herbs are like sensitive winter annuals. Once planted in proper soil, they grow well and don't require too much daily care. Herbs grow well in pots and beds. Always use pre dampened potting soil and container in proportion to the type of herb, one is choosing, so that it dosent get root bound, very fast.
Bay leaves needs at least four to six hours of sunlight daily.
Chives grow better in a garden than a pot. Its purple flowers look beautiful, when bunched together.
Parsley is a good indoor herb.
Lavender requires little care if the soil drains out well and isn't excessively wet. It is bug resistant, needs little fertilizer, support and pruning.