There are many types of herb gardens – culinary herbs growing in window boxes, herb gardening in pots, indoor herb gardening in a raised bed. For those new to herb gardening, you need to learn about the types of herbs you can plant in a garden and where to plant them. Each type of herb has its own growing conditions. Planting herbs in containers may be the best option for the beginner gardener. It is easier than planting herbs outdoors and the plants will also be safe in the house, provided they are disease-free.
There are actually two bay leaf trees available: laurus nobilis, also known as the American bay leaf tree, and the Mediterranean bay leaf trees, also known as the Californian bay leaf trees. The former one is quite a bit smaller than the latter; it can grow up to fifteen feet high, with a width that is one to one-and-a-half times that of the actual tree. It has large grayish green leaves, and two short and sharply pointed leaflets. Bay leaf trees are typically deciduous and have short roots that only reach the soil.
They are normally planted in flower pots during the summer and then potted during the fall in preparation for winter planting. This means they should be planted indoors during the winter. If you want to use these plants outside, you have to take them out of their pots before the first frost. This can be tricky because some people do not want their plants to go into the frost zone; however, there is actually a trick to avoid frost. If you want your plant to go into the zone, place it on a window box or in a small pot.
You should be careful how you prune your bay leaves, as it can affect the appearance and health of your plants. You have to cut away at the tip of each leaf so that new growth is going to emerge. However, make sure you do not cut away too much because you will have fewer new leaves to feed the root system. You also have to make sure that you do not remove all of the bark, as this will make it hard for your herb to absorb moisture.
The most common type of planting bay laurel is inside the house. For indoor planting, you should place the pots on windowsills, inside porches, and even in pots that are made inside the house. It will take about six to eight weeks for the herbs to begin growing. The herb starts to grow green and beautiful in the winter, and continues to grow until spring when it’s time to move it outdoors.
If you want to enjoy sweet bay leaf trees, you have to keep it from getting dry. It would help if you would prune your tree during winter. This is especially important if you want to keep the leaves from turning brown. Pruning should be done when the tree starts to get weak.
When you have sweet bay trees indoors, you still need to know how to care for it properly so you can see healthy and attractive leaves. The best way to provide care for your indoor plants is through humidity control. Make sure that you place your containers in a humidifier or place them with an exhaust fan. Also, you should try to mist the leaves of your bonsai with a water hose regularly.
Bay leaves will turn yellow if they are not given enough water and sun. It will also lose its fragrance if they are exposed to strong winds. You can repot your plants by removing the spent blooms and re-potting new ones. You should provide your indoor plants with extra sunlight during the day and mist at night. You can follow these simple tips on how to grow a bay leaf trees indoors. Your indoor bonsai tree will surely be a hit.