Though many people assume that growing indoor herbs is a difficult task, but it is not so in reality. You can easily grow a garden for indoor herbs and needless to say, that can be a wise source of fresh herbs. You can grow a wide variety of herbs like thyme, basil, sweet marjoram, sage, parsley, cilantro, dill, chives, oregano, mustard, garlic and so on.
The techniques employed in indoor herb gardening largely differ from the outdoor herb gardening. When you plan to get started with indoor herb gardening, you need to focus on few important factors such as indoor temperature, lighting and moisturizer, as these factors need to be artificially controlled in order to grow a healthy herb garden at your own home.
It is quite adorable to see that a complete herb garden at the windowsill. In fact, you can do so especially during the winter season as long as there is sufficient sunlight exposure for these plants. You just make it sure that your windowsill receives sufficient sunlight. Interestingly, there are many herbs that can be grown within a pot and need only a minimal care from your end.
If your indoor herb garden is not receiving enough light, you can see some specific signs such as falling off leaves without any reason or fading leaves and stems. If your herbs are not getting enough supply of light, you can use grow lights, which help herbs grow with health. These lights radiate with full spectrum, which is mostly needed by the plants.
If you decide to grow varieties of herbs, it is better that you use individual container for each type of herb. In order to avoid confusion about similarity between various herbs, you may consider attaching tags to each of the pots you use for your herbs to grow. You must add few stones to avoid aeration. Don’t forget to choose loose soils, so that you can add abundant nutrients in the soil. You must put the herbs approximately 1 inch deep within the soil.
Allow only organic fertilizer over your herbs. After all, it is the quality and freshness that you are mostly looking in your indoor herb garden. Avoid use any sort of chemical in the name of fertilizer. Always remember that herbs do not like to sit on water, so water sparingly. Now enjoy your time with your indoor herbs garden.