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Re: Herbs

I planted a pot with cinnamon basil, tarragon & stevia this year. It's in
the house now and hopefully will survive until I can set it out again. Any
tips? The sun room has low E windows, so the sun lovers get lanky and the
shade lovers thrive. Just finished Forestfarms fall 2003 catalog. Made great
"throne room" reading.
Judy B

From: "Kitty" <>
> Cathy,
> I don't grow herbs, but generally I understand they like it hot and dry
> lots of sunshine.  We didn't have much of any of that here this past
> Doubt you did either.  That could be the problem - just a guess, though.
> Kitty

> From: "cathy carpenter" <>
> > I grow most of mine in containers on the deck for the same easy access.
> > But have creeping thyme out in the perennial bed, where I can
> > frequently continue to cut it into winter, and parsley in the vegetable
> > garden where it also lasts well into winter (until the temps get really
> > low) and being a biennial, I can get some in spring to last me until my
> > new seeds sprout. Then I dig up the old roots (such fun!). My basil was
> > discouraging this year. Very stunted, with coarse leaves. Maybe I
> > picked the wrong variety??
> > Cathy

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