Spice Up Your Kitchen Decorating With An Indoor Herb Garden
If you want your kitchen’s style to have an air of spring freshness year round, an indoor herb garden is the way to go. Indoor herb gardens are easy to set up and maintain. These beautiful little gardens can add a sense of vitality to any kitchen. Not only do these delightful little gardens add great looks and a lovely aroma, they also provide useful herbs and spices to use in your cooking.
Pick out a spot in your kitchen that will get plenty of daytime sunlight. You can use a window ledge or a counter top; any stable, flat surface will work fine. For containers you can use any kind of decorative pot or box. Make sure that the container allows for plenty of loose soil and can stand up to sporadic watering without mold growing.
Once you have the spot and the potters picked out for your new indoor garden, you are ready to get some herbs growing. You can get seeds and starter kits at most craft stores (if you don’t mind waiting a while for the plants to start growing). If you want some instant plants, visit a local nursery and see what kinds of herbs they have available. Getting young plants gives you the benefit of a truly instant indoor herb garden.
What Kinds of Herbs Can You Grow?
Here are some of the most common herbs that people like to grow indoors.
- Mints. There are many varieties of mint plants to choose from.
These are just a few of the many little plants that you can grow in your indoor herb garden. Setting up one of these gardens is a snap and will liven up any kitchen decor. When you factor in being able to use these herbs when you cook, and the fresh aroma that these herbs give off, you have a winning combination. For a beautiful, live decorating element to spice up your kitchen, an indoor herb garden can be the secret ingredient you’ve been looking for.
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