Herbs are small plants that can be grown indoors. They not only look good but they also smell good. These can be grown in any season of the year. You need only a few items to grow herbs indoors. Pots with drainage holes, fresh soil, gravel, herb seedlings and plant makers.
How to plant
The initial process is to get hold of all the items mentioned above. Secondly, if is difficult to find the herb seedlings at your local plant shop then, you can buy those from an online seed shop.
If you get hold of a pot without holes, you can always drill a few at the bottom. Fill up the pot with 3/4th inch gravel. Then fill it completely with soil. After that, dig hole either to fit the plant or place the seeds. Fix the position of the plant or seed by pressing the soil adjacent and below it firmly. About 1/4th inch of soil should be present above the seeds.
Spray chalkboard paint on the top bands of each pot. After it has dried, label each plant so that it becomes easy to identify the herb type.
Indoor herb types
Oregano: This herb grows well in sunlight. Hence, place them in a location which receives adequate sunlight.
Basil: It is also a sun light loving herb and a moist soil.
Rosemary: It is advised to get Rosemary plant instead of the seeds. It should be planted in a mixture of soil and coarse sand.
Chives: Chives can be considered as a user-friendly herb, which does not require any effort to grow. You can harvest Chives after it has grown 6.12 inches in height.
Peppermint: This herb needs less sunlight.
Thyme: Thyme grows well only if it exposed to sunlight for 6 hours every day. Hence, placing the herb on the window that receives the mentioned hours of sunlight everyday is essential.
Parsley: This is another pro-sun light herb, which when placed especially facing the south grows perfectly well.
Do not cluster different herbs in a single pot. Each herb has its own requirements for growth, and hence should be placed individually. Herbs do not require the normal soil that is available in your backyard. The essential soil is available in any local garden shop.
It is advised not to constantly water the herbs. Dry soil or yellow leaves can be an indicator that the herb needs watering.