Herbs are the most important component in all sorts of savory dishes; be it stews, barbecues, soups or pastas. You can create your favorite dishes using fresh aromatic herbs even in harsh and cold winter season by growing these herbs indoors.
There are many herb varieties that can be grown indoors during the winter season. You can grow them in pots or containers and place them on the kitchen window sill where they are easily accessible. Apart from pots and containers, you can also grow them in railing planters.
Most of the herbs can be propagated through seeds. However; seed germination during cold winter season is tricky so it advisable to buy herb plants from the market and plant them indoors. You can also transplant herbs indoors that are already growing in your garden. They can also be grown from plant cuttings. Herbs generally do not take a lot of time to mature. They are ready for harvest in about 3-4 weeks. Make sure to put them in a sunny spot or near windows that receive ample sunlight and grow them in rich potting soil.
Try using herbs more regularly in your cooking as frequent harvest will encourage the plant to produce more leaves. It will also enhance the taste and flavor of your food. Some common herbs that can be grown indoors during winter season include Rosemary, Sage, Oregano, Mint, Marjoram, Chives and Parsley. All these are wonderful aromatic herbs have a pleasant fragrance. They can add a hint of pleasing scent in the indoor environment and can also enhance the overall appearance of your kitchen or other rooms where they are placed. So, go ahead and plant these amazing herbs your kitchen this season…