krzyk4
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Can I bring Herbs inside for Winter?

I am growing a wide variety of herbs including basils, oregano, thyme,lavender, rosemary, chamomile, parsley, marjoram, and every mint I could find ...my question is .. can I bring them inside for the winter or can I make a cutting or am I done?

I appreciate any and all help :D

krzyk4
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Hmmm ... ok THANKS :D I wasn't sure what to do with them. I will try rooting the ones I can and see if the rest survive coming in ... everything but the parsley is in pots. so I will freeze that. thanks for being so helpful!!

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Some of those may be able to stay out for the winter, especially if they are in the ground not in pots and you mulch well. A lot of mints are hardy down to zone 3, some thyme is hardy to zone 4.

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I've dug up parsley to grow indoors for the winter., They last for me until about Feb, then they are usually overcome by some pest -- aphids, spidermites. This is also when the 2nd year plants start sending up flowerstalks. I sometimes keep them going to harvest the seeds, but if the bug issue is too severe, I chuck them rather than giving myself the headache.

krzyk4
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This all makes sense :D I have multiples of some plants so I can experiment a little too ...



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