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The Gardener’s Guide to Growing Chamomile – All You Need to Know About Growing, Harvesting, Preparing, and Cooking With Chamomile

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Welcome to the marvelous world of growing your own chamomile! This little daisy of a flower packs a real punch—flavorful and full of compounds that can help you unwind for a good night’s sleep or sooth your skin. Chamomile plants are almost set-it-and-forget-it.…  READ MORE right arrow
Norann Oleson, Editorial Director of Food Gardening Network
They look like miniature daisies. They smell like apples. Make tea from the blossoms to calm your stomach, relieve anxiety, and reduce fever. You can drink it, use it to soothe irritated skin, and add it to homemade soaps and shampoos. Chamomile is an incredibly versatile plant. Chamomile…  READ MORE right arrow
Beautiful chamomile flowers.

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Roman Chamomile flowers.
The chamomile plants we commonly use for tea and other herbal uses come in basically two varieties. Actually, they’re two different species in the daisy family. Chamomile is classified as a forb/herb; for gardening and culinary purposes, we’ll stick with herb. Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile) Also known as…  READ MORE right arrow
Chamomile seedlings
Whether you start your chamomile from seed or seedling depends in part on your preference, skill, level of patience, growing environment, and timing, among other things. If you do decide to start from seed, make sure you buy quality seeds. When growing chamomile from seed, you need the right…  READ MORE right arrow

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