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Herbal Plants - A Balcony Full Of Smell!

Aromatic herbs for the balcony - part 1

The breeding of fresh herbs at home not only ensures a delightful taste of your dishes. Thanks to their fragrances, they also provide a free aromatherapy. See which plants will help you without much effort to turn your balcony into a small herb garden.

Plant herbs - chives for the balcony

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Few know it, but the chives is a beautiful flower and also a great spice, whose effective properties are known. For centuries, the chives in Chinese medicine is used. You can grow this plant on the balcony, as well as on the window sill. In the summer, the chives needs frequent irrigation.

Because it is like the Sun, it's important to get some hours sunlight a day.

Tip: One of its undisputed advantages in breeding at home is the ability to avoid unwanted insects. The juice of leaves fights mold and fungi.

Now is the ideal time to plant Basil in a pot - from March to may. He needs a frequent watering especially immediately after the time of implantation. It grows quickly, if he has good access to sunlight. Not particularly good heat and cold affect the plant. In the winter, you can place the Basil on a kitchen shelf, along with other aromatic herbs, for more summer mood during the cold months.

Tip: Basil has a pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory effects. At the time of the Roman Empire, it was a symbol of love and legend has it that the plant had an invigorating effect.

The oregano has African origins and therefore he loves the Sun and can not tolerate low temperatures. Not too often to water the plant, but can also do not dry out the soil. During the cold months of oregano on a warm and sunny place should be placed. The oregano contains vitamin A, C, and Mineralsältze.

Tip: The oregano tea was once used for curing various diseases, such as when problems with the nervous system and gastro intestinal disorders. As a Antioxiant, this herb is 46 times more powerful than the Apple.

A medieval proverb says: "A person who breeds Sage, can die to nothing".

Therefore you will make anything wrong, if you breed this aromatic herb at home. The plant is not particularly challenging. However, it is important to know that the Sage is not so well can withstand moisture. He prefers calcareous and sandy soil and endures in the Sun long. It is assumed that the Sage has some medicinal properties, which affects helften and are good on women in menopause the digestion.

Tip: It is not advisable to place the Sage under running water. Rather clean it with a soft cloth.

If you are a fan of herbs, but not own garden have, you should be sure to read our second article on the topic of "Herbal plants on the balcony". You could start today with the planting of herbs at home. We wish you much fun! And enjoy a wonderful summer filled with herbal aroma!

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