Home-grown herb container garden Dwarf purple and sweet basils grow in the top pot (about 16 inches wide) with thyme filling in around the edges. To keep potted herbs healthy fertilize and water them regularly.
DIY Dried Herbs : If you are harvesting herbs from your garden, to dry them for winter use, tie some up and place a paper bag over them to keep dust off, then hang them in a warm place. Once dried, you can crush them into herb blends.
Herb drying in oven. I was a little overwhelmed the other week when I noticed that my little herb bed was overflowing and in need of a major haircut. I'll show you how I oven-dried 3 types of herbs in one day's time!