Herb Container Gardening
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Growing Herbs in Outdoor Containers

Anonymous added on April 25, 2011 | Answered

Can I plant herbs in an outdoor container with other flowers? For example, can I plant rosemary, basil, or cilantro in the same large outdoor pot with petunias, marigolds, etc?

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Nikki
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Answered on April 26, 2011

Yes, as long as they have similar water needs. For example, basil and petunias would be good, but I would not plant rosemary with petunias, because rosemary likes less water while petunias like more. Rosemary and marigolds or geraniums would be good, because those flowers can tolerate less water.

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