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What to plant in my herb bed?

Discussion in 'General Gardening Discussion' started by Sienna's Blossom, Aug 9, 2018.

  1. Sienna's Blossom

    Sienna's Blossom Super Gardener

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    Can anyone give me some ideas for what to plant in my raised, wooden herb bed?

    I already have:

    Rosemary, Thyme, Sage and Oregano, and a curry plant.

    But I still have a good sized space to fill, but what shall I plant?

    Preferably something evergreen or that will cope with winter weather. Any ideas of something that could do well in with the above?
     
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    Verdun Passionate gardener

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    Mint....confined in submerged pots. Chocolate, ginger, apple, etc?
    Chives......anyone you know will divide their clumps for you?
    Parsley stays evergreen here.
     
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    You’ve listed the evergreen ones. Fennel, especially the bronze one will add interest. Thymes are varied so you could have several. Garlic, garlic chives and French tarragon are good but not evergreen.
     
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    Some good ideas thank you. I was also thinking of Hyssop? Semi evergreen I believe.
     
  5. Sian in Belgium

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    You've got most things covered.

    I can second the bronze fennel, chives, and tarragon. Different thymes, definitely, and maybe savory? There's a winter, and a summer savory. Both evergreen, although they struggle in extended drought...
     
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    • Mike77

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      Winter savory. More thyme, there are loads of varieties, lemon thyme has a great flavour and aroma. Chives, garlic chives, Welsh onion. There are a few different types of marjoram you could plant which will survive the winter.

      I use these guys a lot for herb plants.
      Victoriana Nursery
       
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