1 per square foot
6 mm (¼”) deep
Herbs do best in a hot, sunny spot. In these conditions they’ll make the highest level of the aromatic oils that give them their taste and aroma. They also prefer well-drained alkaline soil, pH 6-8.
Seeds will sprout in 7-14 days.
Root and stem rots, aphids, spider mites
You can start the seeds indoors. Transplant when the seedling has grown two sets of true leaves. Sow outdoors as soon as the soil can be worked in the spring, but after all danger of frost is past.
Oregano will enjoy a sunny, warm spot in your garden. It can be divided in the fall and brought indoors to be placed in a sunny spot.
Here is a lovely potato recipe that uses both dried and fresh oregano:
Roasted Potatoes with Garlic, Lemon, and Oregano