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Fresh Flavors at Your Fingertips

A simple guide to creating an at-home herb garden

There’s nothing quite like homegrown produce. It’s a sustainable, cost-effective way to take your culinary creations and flavors to the next level. By customizing your herb garden to suit your personal preferences and needs, you can explore a wide variety of recipes and discover your own unique combinations.

When you start your green thumb journey, you are on track to making your kitchen an even more vibrant and fragrant space. Not only do you reap the benefits of a healthier diet, but you also take advantage of the therapeutic and educational activity of engaging with nature.

The question is: How do you make an herb garden that truly flourishes?

  1. Instead of waiting for seeds to sprout, consider purchasing small plants with established root systems so that you can focus on their growth.

  2. Find a sunny spot in your home where your herb garden can get at least six hours of sun per day. Windowsills are a great idea!

  3. While you should keep the soil consistently moist, be cautious not to overwater your herbs. Touch the soil on a daily basis to check for dryness.

  4. In the event that you do have excess water that needs to flow through, choose pots that provide ample drainage. A saucer prevents further drainage.

  5. To encourage the healthy growth of your herbs, prune them regularly by using clean shears or scissors, or even pinching leaves off with your fingers.

Best Herbs for Indoor Growing

  • Basil

  • Thyme

  • Rosemary

  • Oregano

  • Sage

  • Chives

  • Mint

  • Marjoram

  • Lemon balm

  • Lavender