If you love cooking, then you must use lots of herbs. And there is no better thing than growing your own ones. You can manage to do it even if you don’t have a garden. Growing plants in your home is a nice decor. But, you can also grow your edible plants and use them in cooking. Today I have some helpful ideas on creating your own indoor herb garden. Read on and find out more!
Seems like growing your own plants has become a huge hit lately. Everyone has gone crazy about it, since it supports sustainability. Why to grow your own food? These are some of the reasons:
- the joy of seeing a seed turn into fully grown plant;
- growing your own is a lot cheaper;
- you will have fresh herbs anytime;
- your food will be guaranteed organic.
Space saving ideas
If you think that you might not have enough space, then you should take a look at these ideas. Vertical wall gardens are a good solution for growing plants in small homes. Hang your pots on the wall and you will save some precious space for sure. Also, multi-level stand are a nice way to display your plant collection. It will look nice, and you can fit more plants there.
If you want to create an indoor garden on a budget, then use your old things instead of buying new. Old cans can be turned into herb planter for your kitchen. Also, if you have some mason jars they can be so useful too. Use them as planters, instead of spending money on store bought ones.
How to care for your garden?
When you have created your garden, then you should proceed to taking good care of it. The most common used herbs, such as: rosemary, basil, mint, lemon balm need proper care. Place them in a sunny spot, as they require about 4 hours of sunlight per day. One more important thing is to offer proper drainage. Use a drain pan to hold up the excess liquid.