Is it better to plant herbs in a raised garden, or just in the ground?

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  • Dfm Dfm on Jun 07, 2018
    either works....I’ve done both. Some herbs won’t survive winter and will need replanting.
  • Usha Gupta Usha Gupta on Jun 07, 2018
    I plant mine in containers and they all do very well
  • Landsharkinnc Landsharkinnc on Jun 07, 2018
    benefits to a raised bed is you have full control over the soil content, easier to weed if necessary, not much 'bending' to tend to the plants, or to harvest; only thing I plant 'in ground' are my perennials! -- flowers/shrubs etc. that I don't have to 'mess with' on a daily basis
  • Landsharkinnc Landsharkinnc on Jun 07, 2018
    lots of herbs do well in flower pots too -- Basil, Parsley, Thyme, chives,
  • Jan Clark Jan Clark on Jun 07, 2018
    I almost always use a raised bed that is close to the house. That way I can see what's going on (my big garden is farther away from the house), I can keep a close eye on them and they are super easy to harvest.
  • Bam24686315 Bam24686315 on Jun 07, 2018
    Some like your mints can become invasive and should be planted in pots of raised beds. You need to research each one you want to plant.
  • Kathy Kathy on Jun 07, 2018
    Thank you Janet. The article was very helpful.
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