The great thing is, growing them is just as satisfying and rewarding as using them. And with a little careful planting and thought, you’ll end up with fresh herbs available all year round to use in your kitchen. There’s nothing like opening your back door and snipping a bit of fresh mint for your roast lamb, some gorgeous basil for your pasta sauce, or even a little fresh parsley to flavour your omelette.
Herbs can be grown outside in the ground, in containers or pots, and even on a windowsill inside. Here’s my brief guide to growing herbs to help you get started.