kitchen herb gardens bring much extra enjoyment and great
If you donít
have a sunny window, you will need to install a plant grow light to
provide enough supplemental light to make your herbs happy.
After locating a sunny place for your window herb garden, there are a few
more important points to consider -
if the windowsill is wide enough to hold several pots of herbs.
If not, you can use a windowsill plant shelf. These shelves are
designed to hook easily to the windowsill and can hold three or four
nice sized herb pots.
You can usually find them at your local garden center or nursery
to see if there is a heat vent either under the window or close by.
A heat vent means that any plants nearby will dry out quickly.
chosen the best spot for your window herb garden, it is time to
choose your plants.
Since you have
very limited growing space, you'll have to be fairly selective.
Think about which herbs and spices you use most frequently
and choose several of those herb plants. Some popular herbs that do
well when they are grown indoors are chives, parsley, aloe vera, and
windowsill herb garden is fairly low maintenance, you should
check the plants at least once a week to see if they need to be
watered. Donít just pour in the water automatically, since one
of the most common problems with indoor plants is over-watering.
Instead, test the soil with your finger to see if it feels dry to
should plan to fertilize your herbs with special plant food
spikes during the growing season. Because the plants are in
containers, they canít pull any more nutrients from the soil once
theyíve used what is there.
sure to visit the Container Garden Video page for more valuable
If you enjoy cooking with fresh herbs,
think about how delightful and convenient it will be to clip
the garden fresh parsley, chives,
rosemary, fennel, or sage and put them in a simmering pot just
as you need them.
For all year round cooking, dry and save
the fresh herbs you
don't have an opportunity to use. Your family and friends will be envious of your
home grown herbs and spices.
Herbs will keep best in bottles of darkly colored glass,
Display them proudly on a shelf in your kitchen
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organic herbs grown by safe and natural methods of
farming produce healthier and better tasting products and give the
satisfaction of giving something back to Mother Earth. From
acres of land to a small patio container garden, there is something
each of us can do to improve the earth around us.
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