Planting a tea garden can create a very exciting and satisfying experience. A tea garden can simply be planting various herbs in your garden, which will be able to give you the joy of making fresh tea whenever you want.
You don’t have to plant tea herbs in open garden areas. They can be also planted in pots and placed in sunny areas near your kitchen window, or even your balcony.
Let’s think about what you are going to plant, in your special, little tea garden. A great deal few herbs and their flowers are good for making tea.
While it is good to plant the herbs that we like to make tea with, we can also think about planting some that are good for medicinal purposes, and some that can repel bugs as well.
Below, you will be able to find ideas, on what to plant in your tea garden.
The leaves of the lavender plant are delightful and have a soothing fragrance that can make you relax. Lavender likes to grow in sunny areas and well-drained soil. This plant does not like much water at all. It only needs to be given water, when the soil is overly dry.
Both the buds and flowers of the lavender plant can be used for tea. Best of all, it can be used for soothing headaches, and relieve tension in your body.
The peppermint plant is very easy to grow. It likes to be planted in shaded areas. This herb grows very quickly and can spread all over your garden. It’s best to plant it in a pot where it can be easily controlled.
Peppermint tea is really popular. It is used in households all over the world. The reason for its popularity can be evident when we look at some of the following benefits of peppermint tea
Ease digestive upsets, help relieve tension headaches and migraines, freshen your breath, relieve clogged sinuses, improve energy, may help relieve menstrual cramps, fight bacterial infections and may improve your sleep.
Chamomile is a very appealing plant. It’s small, daisy-like flowers can help to beautify your garden. You don’t have to worry about where to plant your chamomile plant, as it can tolerate a sunny or shady area. Chamomile tea is made from the flowers of the plant. The tea has an apple-scented aroma and is recommended to induce sleep.
The thyme tea is considered very good for relieving an upset stomach. The taste of it is spicy, so it’s best not to cut a lot of it to make tea. Thyme can be grown in any soil condition, but it’s best when grown in containers.
Rosemary can be used for flavor in many dishes, and it also makes an excellent tea. This plant loves full, sunny areas, and well-drained soil. If the taste of the rosemary is too strong when you make tea with it, add a little honey to decrease the strong taste.
The orange flavor in the bergamot tea makes it a very popular choice. This plant produces very beautiful violet and pink flowers and will grow in sun or shady areas. The bergamot plant grows best in dry soil, it does not like water. The bergamot tea helps to reduce digestive problems and headaches.
So if these ideas spark some interest, maybe you could to make a little space in your garden, or even a few flower pots will do, and plant your lovely tea garden.