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Start your own vegetable or flower garden today with these gardening videos on seeds and planting.
You Will Need
- Soil bed
- Garden tiller
- Bee palm seeds
- Anise hyssop seeds
- Lemon verbena seeds
- Mint seeds
- Chamomile seeds
- Hot water
Prepare the soil
Prepare your soil bed by tilling and adding compost to enrich.
Choose your tea
Choose the types of teas you’d like to plant. Bee balm, anise hyssop, lemon verbena, and mint chamomile are easy to grow.
Plant the seeds
Plant the seeds with 12 to 18 inches between them and follow package instructions on caring for each type.
Trim the plants
Trim the plants, which can grow from 1 to 12 feet tall, though most will only reach 2 to 4 feet.
Harvest your tea by removing either the flower or the leaf.
Make a cup
Prepare a cup of herbal tea by adding hot water to a cup over 1 tablespoon of fresh leaves or flowers. Then sit back, relax, and enjoy the fruits of your labor.