Which herbs and plants are easiest to grow for someone that is not familiar with gardening?

Question by Shannon B: Which herbs and plants are easiest to grow for someone that is not familiar with gardening?
I live in New Orleans, Louisiana and have been wanting to grow my own herbs and small plants. I don’t have experience in gardening whatsoever and I’d like to know what I should start off with and what plants/herbs are good for this climate (hot and humid). I would like to plant something within the next month. What’s good to plant at this time of year?

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Answer by All 4 JR
Chives, Parsley, lemon thyme & basil all grow well in hot & humid. If it gets too dry…water. This time of year, protect from freezing temps but should do well til it gets to 40 or so.

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