100 Days of Useful Homesteading Skills: Day 40 – How to Grow Herbs


Herbs are a very valuable crop on the homestead. Whether you are growing culinary herbs, medicinal herbs, or a cash crop, herbs are just handy to have around.

We grow herbs for medicine, both for ourselves and our animals. We also grow culinary herbs. However, we often find that we have so much abundance, that we simply can’t use all the herbs we have grown. In that case, we either barter or sell our excess herbs.

You will have to determine for yourself what herbs you need most in your household. Like most things on this site, we recommend starting small and working up from there.

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