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The best herbs in your garden

Find out how to grow herbs at Garden High levels of sunlight is particularly important for obtaining good herb flavour. create raised beds or plant your herbs in pots all weather access is vital to growing herbs 1. BASIL A key ingredient in many recipes, especially summer salads and Mediterranean classics, basil is Britain's most widely sold herb. Although originally from India, where it is considered sacred, it thrives in British soil, and thus is perfect for your kitchen garden. 2. CHIVES  A hardy perennial and especially easy to grow, chives are a superb addition to your kitchen garden. They were once hung in bunches around the house to fend off evil spirits but, today, they are popular as boarder plants with their pretty, purple blossoms. 3. MINT  Common mint, otherwise known as spearmint, is a fantastically hardy herb that is easy to grow in the garden. Flowering light purple blossoms from August to September, the herb is a perennial, and so can be reli