Don't miss out on fresh herbs (or pay a lot for them at the market) just because you don't have a big yard. Situate this compact stacked pots herb garden in a sunny spot near the kitchen door for easy snipping.
Personal Herb Gardens for year around fresh herbs. Riding alongside the desire to grow vegetables, cooking with fresh herbs -- straight from the garden -- has become equally as important. As long as people get enough sun to grow them, windowsill garden planters -- full of rosemary, basil, and parsley -- are popping up all over the country.
How to cut herbs - for basil don't pluck leaves off, instead trim stem. Leave two sets of leaves on stem (leaves grow in pairs across from each other). Cut immediately above the second set of leaves from the ground. Plant will then grow new branches from this cut.