Quick Answer: What Herbs Can You Grow In Your Kitchen??


Here are 25 fresh herbs and plants you can grow that are great to have handy in the kitchen.

  • Parsley. Parsley is a mild bitter herb that can enhance the flavor of your foods.
  • Mint. There are several varieties of mint.
  • Dill.
  • Basil.
  • Sage.
  • Rosemary.
  • Thyme.
  • Cilantro/Coriander.

How do I make an herb garden at home?

Begin with either seeds or seedlings, set in a sunny window and water occasionally.

  1. Begin with good quality plants.
  2. Select the right location.
  3. Choose the right container.
  4. Add good quality potting mix.
  5. Feed and water routinely.
  6. Build a unique indoor container garden to display your herbs.

How do I make my herb garden successful?

Here are 10 simple secrets for a successful indoor herb garden:

  • Choose your herbs carefully.
  • Let there be light!
  • Your indoor herb garden likes the same temperature you do.
  • Don’t drink too much!
  • Drainage.
  • Rotate Your Indoor Herb Garden.
  • Pretty pots are fun and functional.
  • Don’t let pests pester youtoo much.

How do I start an indoor herb garden?

Tips for Growing an Indoor Herb Garden

  1. Choose year-round herbs. Enjoy fresh herbs in your cooking all year long!
  2. Give them sun. Ideally, 8 hours of sun a day — if you have a southern facing window, that works well!
  3. Soil choice matters.
  4. Give them breathing room.
  5. Water, but don’t overwater!

Photo in the article by “National Park Service” https://www.nps.gov/thro/learn/kidsyouth/plants.htm


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