All you want is some fresh herbs for cooking and wonder if there are any herbs that grow in the shade. Living in a city apartment, one does not have much choice of choosing a unit with plenty of bright sunshine. Do not let this deter you from growing your own herbs. There are several shade-tolerant herbs to grow in your apartment. Let’s find out what herbs don’t need the full sun.Continue reading “Herbs that Grow in the Shade”
There is a refreshing way to bring your plants in and display indoors when season changes or where space is limited. Surely you will agree with me, hanging plants are beautiful and eye-catching. Does hanging indoor herb plants sound interesting to you? Well, there is a wide array of decorative indoor hanging planters to choose from and you could use them to grow your herbs indoors besides other indoor plants. I know you are eager to see these attractive planters. Let's get started and pick your favourite from the selection below.
Are you trying to bring your herbs closer to you? In your kitchen, at your fingertips? If space is a concern, you should consider growing your herbs vertically. Even if space is not the main factor, it is a beautiful sight to behold, seeing all your herbs growing healthily with a wonderful aroma inside your kitchen. Should you have a bad back like myself, tending to your herbs standing will avoid straining your back. Are you eager to look at the beautiful vertical herb planters available? I am sure you do.
The most sensible reason for having your own herb garden is being able to continuously acquire delicious herbs for cooking all year round. What would stop you from growing your own? The various common reasons are I don’t know how and limited space or sunlight. Other reasons may include forgetfulness – forget to water your plants, or the need to travel for work or leisure.
If you hesitated to grow your own herbs due to forgetfulness or travelling needs, the solution is to start a self-watering indoor herb garden. This ensures your herb plants stay hydrated all year round with minimum care. And you get to cook with pesticide-free herbs. Isn’t that great?
If you love to cook, surely you would love to have fresh herbs in hand at all times. Living in an apartment with a tight balcony may prevent you from growing your favourite herbs. The same problem arises if you live in a house with a small yard. I am certain you have plenty of other greens to grow, fighting for valuable space. Have you seen a strawberry pot? Planting herbs in the strawberry pot is your solution. It is a brilliant way to grow herbs in small spaces.
Updated FEBRUARY 22, 2019
You want to grow herbs indoors but do not know how. You want to have herbs at your fingertips when cooking your favourite meal but do not want the hassle of looking for the materials and buying them separately to grow your own. You want to give someone a unique gift but do not know what to get her or him. The solution to these is to get an all-in-one herb garden starter kit. Read on to find out the various indoor herb garden for beginners. If you have a problem with mould, the solution is towards the end of this article.
Updated FEBRUARY 22, 2019
Sunlight is one of the essential elements required for plant growth. Thus, growing them indoor might be difficult to get enough, not to mention winter months. Living in an apartment without a balcony or on the shady side of the building where window sills receive limited natural light does not help either. So, the big problem here is not enough natural sunlight. In this case, you will need the best grow lights for indoor plants to help the growing process.
Updated JUNE 2, 2020
There were times when I wanted to cook a certain dish, only to realise that I didn’t pick up the fresh herbs earlier at the grocer. Did I omit it or rush out to buy some? I am pretty sure some of you have encountered this before. What did you do? At that moment of time, I either omitted them or substituted with dried herbs if possible. Moving forward, the best option is to grow herbs indoors year round. Besides having fresh herbs at your fingertips, you will not need to worry when the seasons change. Furthermore, considering the amazing flavours enhanced by cooking with fresh herbs and their health benefits, you should know how to grow them all year round. It is not a complicated process and let me show you the way.