Herby Gardens



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Top 5 Root Vegetables to Grow in Your Garden

Learn about the top 5 root vegetables that I love growing in my garden, how to grow them, and some troubleshooting tips.
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The Top 5 Nutrient Deficiencies in Garden Crops and How to Identify Them

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5 Common Pests and Diseases in Gardens and How to Manage Them

Learn how to manage 5 common pests and diseases that can damage or even destroy your flowers, herbs, and vegetables.
Root vegetable harvest

Maximizing Your Harvest: Tips for Successful Vegetable Gardening

Gardening is a rewarding hobby that allows you to enjoy fresh, organic produce and flowers right from your backyard. However, simply planting seeds in the ground is not enough to guarantee a bountiful harvest. In order to maximize your yield and ensure the health of your plants, there are several tips and tricks that you can implement.
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The Benefits of Using Natural Pest Controls in Your Garden

Natural pest control methods in your garden can provide a wide range of benefits including environmental sustainability and plant health.
Spinach seedlings

How to Start Seeds Indoors for the Garden

Starting seeds indoors gives plants a head start to the growing season so I can have larger harvests and enjoy longer flowering periods.
Hands planting lettuce in garden bed

5 Simple Steps to Start Your Own Garden

Are you interested in growing your own herbs and vegetables but not sure where to start? Starting a garden can be a fun and rewarding way to get outside and connect with nature while also providing fresh, healthy produce for your family. In this article, I will discuss five simple steps to get started building your herb and vegetable garden.

Gardening by the Moon Cheat Sheet

Gardening by the Moon is a farming practice that uses the different moon phases as a guide for planting, harvesting, and other garden tasks.
open book on a table with tea and potted plant.

Herbal Actions Glossary for Herbalists

Herbal actions describe the medicinal effects plants have on our bodies. This post includes a glossary of common herbal actions.

5 Books on Herbalism for Beginners

If you’re looking to get started with herbalism, these books cover topics like the history of herbalism, medicinal plants, and their uses.


Hello and welcome! My name is Kate and I am an herbalist and backyard farmer. If you are a beginner herbalist or just looking for information on plants, I write about gardening, natural remedies, and herbalism.




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