The Edible Garden

How to Grow Herbs to the Peak of Flavor

Here's how to make sure your plants are packed with the essential oils that will take your cooking to the next level.

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Use fertilizer sparingly on herbs, especially the fast-growing types like basil. Too much fertilizer can reduce the herbs' flavor. Adding organic matter to the soil at the time of planting is often all the "fuel" that herbs need.

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