Vicia Faba is a perennial herb that grows well in the shade and is excellent for indoor herb gardening. It is an easy herb to grow in small containers and is often used as a substitute for oregano, basil or Rosemary when cooking. Growing this herb in large quantities would be an unusual and somewhat expensive gardening endeavor. It is not recommended for growing outdoors under direct sunlight because it has been known to cause sunburn on exposed skin. In order to enjoy all the benefits of this herbal bulk herb, it would be more rewarding to grow it indoors in a sunny window in a well ventilated room.
This bulk herb can also be successfully grown in the garden in containers. The best place to plant it would be in a spot with mild temperatures. The area should be kept shaded and away from strong winds, cold frost, and rainfall. Although the seeds are best sown in early spring, you could plant them just a few weeks before the first frost.
When using bulk Vicia faba, the instructions stated before will tell you exactly how much each stem should be removed. The stems are approximately an inch long and do not need to be trimmed during the growing season. The dried leaves and flower heads are usually dried in a sun-drying machine. In addition to being great bulk herb gardening herbs indoors, these are also excellent for drying in a pellet stove top dehydrator.
There are several ways to prepare the bulk herb gardening tops for making tea, wine or oil. They can also be smoked. When they are dried, the flavor is described as woody and spicy. This bulk herb also has a pungent scent.
To get the most use from your bulk herb garden, it is important to pick the best sowing and harvesting time. It is very important that all of the herbs used are disease resistant. It is also better to get them from reputable breeders and nurseries. This is a great way to avoid contaminated seed. Be sure to talk to the store manager when buying seeds as well as the breeder.
It takes about one month for the herbs to mature and begin producing new leaves. When choosing which of the bulk Vicia faba seeds to use in bulk herb gardening, remember that some of the 'flavors' will start to fade after a couple of months. The flavor of the bulk herb garden can start to change. If it is going to be used as a salad ingredient, the leaves will start to lose their color. If it is going to be a tasty tea ingredient, there is no reason to waste the bulk because the leaves will start to turn yellow.
Some herbs will need more sun than others, so check the garden before buying in bulk. Also keep in mind that some bulk herbs may need to be divided as the season changes. This is not only for freshness, but also because they need room to grow. There are some herbs that produce little or no foliage during the winter, so be aware of this when buying in bulk.
One final tip for bulk herb gardening: it is important to remember that you will need to make a compost pile for any herbs that you do not want to use. This will help retain moisture in the soil, making it easier for them to grow in your garden. Do not add fertilizers or chemicals to the compost pile before you add the seed. You should also let the seeds sit in the compost for about three weeks before you place them in your vegetable garden. If you follow these tips, growing your herbs in bulk will be much easier.