I’ve been herb gardening for as long as I can remember! In fact, I first learned how to cultivate crops by using herbs! Herb gardening is extremely easy to get involved in and you’ll reap positively incredible rewards.
Check out my tips below to get started herb gardening in your own home this Spring. With some water and enough sunlight, you can grow just about anything.
Herb Gardening Indoors
Herbs To Grow Indoors
Peppermint, oregano, and sage grow better indoors! Check out this post of mine for a list of 10 herbs that grow better indoors than they do out, so you can keep harvesting them all year long.
Herb Garden: Medicinal
Grow These Herbs
Not only are herbs delicious, but there are a lot of them that have medicinal qualities, as well. Make sure you include Echinacea and Motherwort in your own herb garden. This post has a full list of medicinal herbs that can be grown indoors.
Store Your Herbs
If you are harvesting herbs regularly, you probably want to learn how to store and preserve them. ESPECIALLY if they have medicinal qualities. Check out this post of mine for more on storing and preserving your home-grown herbs.
Make These Recipes
Looking for a way to use your herbs, medicinal or not? Check out this list of recipes from one of my friends at Bless My Weeds. Every one of these is a great way to use your herbs and they’re all equally delicious.
Herb Gardening Design
Landscape With Them
Check out this tutorial for a full list of ways to incorporate your herb garden into your landscape design. I think I want to put herbs in all of my garden beds this year. Bless My Weeds has more.
Grow Without Soil
Did you know that you can grow herbs without soil? It’s true, all you need is a jar, some water, and this in-depth tutorial. I bet you didn’t know that the tutorial was so easy!
Herb Gardening Kitchen
Plant Herbs In Old Tea Cups
Have an old tea set that isn’t in use? Fill it up with soil, place it on your kitchen windowsill, and fill with herb garden seeds. Isn’t this idea super quaint? More DIY ideas can be found here from Bless My Weeds.
Never Run Out Again
If you’ve ever been mid-recipe and forgotten to by a spice, you know that it’s the worst. Fill your garden with herbs commonly found in the kitchen, that way you will never run out again. Find a list of great herbs for the kitchen garden here.
Herb Gardening DIY
Endless DIY Options
Whether you hang them on your wall using mason jars or floating from the ceiling, here is a list of 12 Ways To Build An Indoor Herb Garden. I think the mason jar idea is my favorite, personally.
More Do It Yourself Options
If you didn’t love any of the herb garden projects above, this post from Bless My Weeds has 15 more ways to do just that.
Herb Gardening Ideas
Perennial Herbs To Grow
Looking for herbs that are low maintenance? There are perennials that will keep coming back year after year, this post has more.
Regrow Your Herbs
Next, you can learn how to regrow herbs from grocery store cuttings with this tutorial from Bless My Weeds.