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The Five Best Herbs to Grow: Gain Antioxidants, Vitamins and Medicial Properties

Posted by Caleb Garrett on

Growing herbs is not only pleasing but provide opportunities to boost vitamins and antioxidants in cooking. Herbs also have therapeutic properties, such as antibacterial and anti-inflammatory that offer a practical value often enjoyed in tea. Two of the easiest and fastest-germinating herbs to grow from seed are the annuals basil and cilantro (coriander).

The biennial parsley will grow adequately well from seed if soaked in hot water overnight. The perennials oregano and thyme round out the top five list; it is probably best to start the seeds indoors and transplant the young plants when the ground has warmed up.