Herbs for Fall ImageFall is a great time for growing herbs, and with the season just starting up, you still have plenty of time to fill your garden with cool-weather plants! Read on to learn about the best herbs for fall to create a successful fall herb garden.

Don’t miss the Herbs for Fall Infographic below the article!

Fall is the perfect time to grow herbs because they need sunlight, but no humidity. Herbs are easily damaged by too much sun, and according to the article Tips on Planting a Fall Herb Garden by Scott Kessman, herbs grow best when there is about 5 to 6 hours of sunlight a day, making fall the perfect season to plant them. In addition, herbs can be planted in containers, so if the weather does turn unpleasant, the containers can be easily transferred inside or into a greenhouse.

For a fall herb garden, it is best to plant small herbs or seeds into containers or small pots. Once they have grown, you can transfer them into the ground in the spring.

Listed below are the best herbs for fall:

  • Chives
  • Cilantro
  • Lavender
  • Mint
  • Parsley
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Thyme
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Sources:

http://voices.yahoo.com/tips-planting-fall-herb-garden-6820760.html

http://bonnieplants.com/library/herbs-in-fall-yes-some-love-cool-weather/

Photo courtesy of Simon Howden, freedigitalphotos.net

 

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