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5 EASY HERBS THAT GROW INDOORS

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These five herbs that grow indoors will make long wintertimes look shorter, and boring meals much more appealing. Even if you don’t have a lot of place indoor, these five herbs don’t require enough except for the sunshine! So before you start this, make sure you have a south-facing window that will receive four to five hours of sunshine every day. Otherwise, they may not be too comfortable!

Over the years, we’ve studied with various herbs and plants, and eventually determined that these five herbs were simply the ones that grew best indoors! Like I said, plenty of suns is required, and you’re good to go!

5 EASY HERBS THAT GROW INDOORS
5 EASY HERBS THAT GROW INDOORS

FIVE EASY HERBS THAT GROW INDOORS

1. OREGANO

Oregano is another simple herb that can grow indoors, goes famous on pizzas and many Italian dishes such as pasta and stews!

OREGANO Plant in pot
OREGANO PLANT

Sun: 6 to 8 hours

Temperature: Normal room temperature and can withstand temperature variations of 55-75 F.

Soil: Oregano desires a sandy soil mix. Mix equal parts all-purpose potting mix with sharp sand OR you can also use cactus-potting mix directly.

Water: About once a week or when the soil feels dry. Oregano is susceptible to root rot, so make sure you don’t over-water.

Harvest: Cut the oregano stems once it is 6 inches tall, making sure to leave at least 2 sets of leaves. The more you trim, the bushier it will become.

2.CHIVES

Chives are one of those herbs that thrive in almost any condition, and they just grow and grow and grow! They’re also a great addition to any meal starting from breakfast all the way to dinner!

CHIVES PLANT
CHIVES PLANT

Sun: 4-6 hours

Temperature: Chives will grow in average room temperature and can withstand temperature fluctuations of 55-75 F.

Soil: All-purpose potting mix.

Water: Twice a week. If not getting enough water, the tips of the plant will turn yellow.

Harvest: Cut the chives once they are at least 6 inches long, leaving about 2 inches from the soil. They will then continue to grow.


3. PARSLEY

Use it in soups, salads, or as a garnish, parsley always comes in handy!

PARSLEY PLANT
PARSLEY PLANT

Sun: At least 6 hours.

Temperature: Average room temperature and can withstand temperature fluctuations of 55-75 F.

Soil: All-purpose potting mix.

Water: Twice a week, or when the soil feels dry.

Harvest: Once grown, cut the stems at the base, leaving at least 2 inches to continue growing.

4. ROSEMARY

Rosemary brings a great depth of flavor to any dish, especially meats!

ROSEMARY PLANT
ROSEMARY PLANT

Sun: At least 6 hours

Temperature: Average room temperature and can withstand temperature fluctuations of 45-70 F.

Soil: Just like with oregano, rosemary like a sandy soil mix. Mix equal parts all-purpose potting mix with sharp sand OR you can also use cactus-potting mix directly.

Water: Allow the top few inches to dry out before water, about once every 12 days. Rosemary likes it dry!

Harvest: Once it is 6 inches tall, cut the stems as you need them, but don’t harvest more than 1/3 of the plant as rosemary is slow-growing.

5. THYME

It’s always time for thyme, especially when it comes to meats!

THYME PLANT
THYME PLANT

Sun: At least 6 hours.

Temperature: Average room temperature and can withstand temperature fluctuations of 55-75 F.

Soil: Just like oregano and rosemary, thyme like a sandy soil mix as well! Mix equal parts all-purpose potting mix with sharp sand OR you can also use cactus-potting mix directly.

Water: Allow the top 1 inch of soil to dry out before you water again. Once it is established, thyme is actually drought resistant!

Harvest: Once fully grown, harvest as needed, making sure to leave at least 3 inches stems to continue successful growth.

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Happy Planting!

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