The key to a successful indoor herb garden is to start with the hardiest and easiest plants and expand your collection from there. Check out the following suggestions to get started.
We’ve talked about growing herbs before like how to save money by growing a variety of them in a large pot. How do you know which plants to choose?
At the culinary blog Chow, they know it isn’t always easy to get your herb garden started. It’s deceptive — some commonly sold herbs are some of the hardest to keep growing, especially for apartment dwellers with limited light and space.
Growing anything isn’t easy (and yes, you may kill off a few plants before you get the hang of it); just start with the simple stuff. Even if you won’t be able to brag about your heirloom tomatoes, you can still feel the satisfaction of putting your own basil in a cocktail or stir-frying with some fresh lemongrass.
They’ve divided common herbs into categories ranked by easiest to hardest to cultivate indoors. Each plant has tips and tricks to go along with it, mint for instance should always be planted alone so it doesn’t choke out your other plants and it turns out lemon grass doesn’t even need soil to grow. Check out the link below for more information and if you’ve got your own tip for growing herbs indoors, sound off in the comments below.