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WHAT KIND OF WATER SHALL I USE FOR MY HERB GARDEN?

By Jennifer | January 7, 2020

The power of water: When growing plants hydroponically and without soil, you have to provide the best possible quality of water. It is important to know what type of water is best for your grow garden. But how can you have control over your municipal water supply? You don’t. Every city has different standards. The chlorination…

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WHY ROCKWOOL IS THE PREFERRED GROWING MEDIUM:

By Jennifer | December 17, 2019

There are so many advantages to using Rockwool as a growing medium. It is made of basalt, one of the most commonly-occurring minerals on our planet. (Basically, volcanic rock and limestone). The grow cube is made by heating up the basalt to extremely high temperatures and spinning it like cotton candy. Rockwool is full of…

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THE NEW METHOD OF INDOOR GARDENING: HYDROPONICS

By Jennifer | December 10, 2019

At Plant Your Herb® we wanted to create the freshest, healthiest, and easiest method to grow herbs. Hydroponics is the answer: Once the seeds are dropped in the mineral-rich rockwool grow media and placed in a net pot, all you have to do is add water. We include a nutrient packet with every grow garden. The plant…

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HOW TO DRY AND FREEZE YOUR BASIL LEAVES

By Jennifer | November 25, 2019

Dried basil: Harvest some of your basil and stack the leaves in a layer. Roll them up and slice with a knife. Put the chopped basil on a paper towel. Microwave for short 15-20 second intervals until the leaves feel dry. Crumble them up and store them for later use. It’s that simple! The best storage…

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THE FUTURE OF FOOD

By Jennifer | November 14, 2019

By 2100, the global population will be an estimated 11 billion people. To feed this many people, we would need about 1 billion more hectares of farmland, roughly the size of the United States, then what we have now. Among many other reasons, irrigation alone makes these crops unfeasible. We need a new method of growing…

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HOW PLANTS CAN IMPROVE OUR MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH

By Jennifer | October 18, 2019

The Power To Heal From Within Most of us agree: Plants have the power to heal. But don’t just take our word for it! Science proves interacting with plants, both indoors and outdoors, is beneficial to physical and mental health alike. But when cold weather doesn’t permit gardening or even worse, if we lack a…

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9 INCREDIBLE BENEFITS OF BASIL LEAVES YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT

By Jennifer | October 18, 2019

Basil is one of the oldest herbs known to mankind The volatile oils present in the herb have many medicinal properties Basil leaves are used in a variety of culinary preparations One of the oldest herbs known to the mankind, basil’s healing and healthful properties have been treasured across the world for centuries.There are many varied…

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