Rosemary – Cold Weather

Q: I have two young rosemary bushes outdoors. Should I put them in pots and bring them in the house during the winter?

A: There’s no need to bring rosemary indoors. It’s one of the hardiest herbs you can grow. I’ve also had outdoor success with oregano and thyme. They came through the last two winters unscathed. Both of them are near a wall that provided a bit of shelter. The University of Georgia has an excellent online herb growing guide at

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