lemon-grass-plants-small-herb-garden-ideas-home-herb-garden
added to 0 albums
+ add to yours
16

How to grow lemongrass in our home herb garden?

lemon grass plants small herb garden ideas home herb garden


Lemongrass (cymbopogon citratus) – a perennial herb of the family of grass. The leaves of the plant contain a large amount of distinct lemon flavor and aroma, hence the name .

how to grow lemongrass in garden

It is cultivated and grown on a commercial scale in the tropical and subtropical regions – in Central Africa, in South America, India, Indonesia and Australia.

patio herb garden ideas lemongrass pumpkin containers

There are about 55 varieties of lemon grass. Some of them are used only in cooking, others are used in the perfume industry.

lemon grass flower pot how to grow use lemon grass


In appearance, lemon grass resembles young bamboo. The plant has thin, long leaves of light green with a reddish tinge at the bottom which may grow up to two meters in height.

 How to grow lemon grass in our home herb garden?

Lemongrass planter patio decoration ideas small herb garden design


If you are a fan of fresh herbs, then lemongrass definitely has a place in your herb garden. It needs a bright and warm place as well as regular watering.

home garden ideas herb garden how to grow lemon grass


Outdoors the plant can be grown in containers and it will be both cool and useful decoration for your patio.

Lemongrass mint home garden herb garden ideas

In colder climates flower pots are recommended as you could move them into the garage or a covered area during winter period.

how to use lemon grass health properties

It takes a long time to grow lemongrass form seeds. The easier way is to cut an inch or two off the end of the leaves and put them in a glass of water.

lemon grass tea herb garden plants ideas

 

If you placed in a sunny location or a sunny window you should see roots coming from the base within 2 weeks.

lemon grass large plant containers

When the roots reach an inch, the plant is ready to be placed in a pot or outside in the garden.

 How to use lemongrass?

lemongrass basil home drinks ideas cold summer drinks

The daily use of lemongrass is mainly in cooking. There are thousands of recipes for Thai food, for example, using the aromatic grass as an ingredient.

Lemon grass ice cream flavour home ice cream

It is largely used in desserts like ice cream, for example for the delicate lemon scent. Lemongrass could be brewed to tea as well as it is very useful for human health.

container gardening ideas herbs lemongrass patio decoration

lime and lemongrass tea how to grow herbs in the garden

Lemongrass ice tea summer cocktails ideas

Garden decorating ideas herb spiral natural stone

 

 






Embed image

Copy this code to embed this photo on your site: Large image: Small image: BB Forum tag:
Done
OR
ADD ALBUMS
Join over 86 users and explore
RECEIVE FREE
NEWSLETTERS
BEST PICTURES More than 58 saved photos

Deavita.net is for all those who are always curious about what life has to offer. Our digital magazine offers entertaining and diverse information about various topics such as home & living, beauty and fashion, gardening, diy projects, contemporary art and more. Here you can find everything – from clever tips and furnishing ideas for your home via healthy nutrition and diets through to delicious recipes which will astonish your friends and family. On Deavita.co.uk, there are numerous useful articles waiting for you every day. Let us inspire you!