Windowsill Herb Garden for Beginners
Summer! Herbs! Gardening! What could be better than growing fresh herbs near your kitchen window or on a sunny windowsill?
Not only is it healthy to add fresh herbs to your food, these little herb pots are beautiful to look at and will brighten up any kitchen. And did we mention the sweet aroma?
Making a sauce that calls for a little fresh basil? No problem, just a little snip and you have some delicious fresh herbs all summer long without the need to step outside.
You don’t need to order fancy herb garden kits that can be expensive, just make your own by gathering a few items that are sold in most stores.
What Herbs To Grow?
Here are some of our favorite herbs to grow in the kitchen. Go with your favorite herbs that you reach for most often.
Where Should You Grow Your Herbs
Any window that has plenty of natural sunlight is perfect for growing herbs. Herbs grow well on a windowsill or a table pulled up close to the window.
What Do You Need To Make Your Own Herb Pots?
Grab some decorative cups from the Dollar Store and a small bag of potting soil. Purchase your herbs as small plants and plant them in the cups. Print labels so you can identify each herb. These will look beautiful on your windowsill and be within easy reach.
What’s A Favorite To Grow?
That would have to be oregano. When we found out how nutritious oregano was, we starting growing it with a bit of gusto!
We use it in everything from soups to sauces and in our fresh salads. Oregano contains contains vitamins A, C, E, and K. It also contains some iron, magnesium, vitamin B6, calcium, and potassium! So include plenty of oregano in your weekly diet.
So go create your own little fresh herb windowsill garden even if it’s small. They are beautiful to look and and will remind your to add fresh herbs to your cooking.