Having fresh herbs on hand will elevate your cooking and your living space.
Fresh herbs enhance the flavor of almost any dish, but purchasing herbs from the grocery store can be quite expensive. Dried herbs, on the other hand, don’t offer the same punch of flavor. Starting an indoor herb garden is a great way to grow fresh produce when you don’t have outdoor space to garden, or want to extend the growing season into the winter months.
Not only do indoor herbs provide you with a continuous supply of culinary delights but they also bring wonderful fragrance and color into the home. “Plants make us happy,” says Janice Cox, author and education chair for The Herb Society of America. “Having a scented geranium, lavender, or rosemary in your home not only smells nice, but the plants also give us a mental boost. Having fresh herbs indoors is a simple