Some Ideas How to Grow Herbs in Your Windowsill

You wont need any farm or garden to grow you favorite herbs for garnished cocktails, pesto or ritzy spa water. Unused space from the windowsill, can be transformed in a small garden.

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This is a good idea for everyone. Whether you have a big house or a small loft with only one window, you still have a place to grow herbs on your windowsill. They’re easy to grow, fragrant, and will instantly upgrade anything you can put fresh herbs on…even if it’s just a frozen pizza or a hamburger. Of course, you can put them in your morning smoothies.

In fact, all herbs needs two things: sunlight and good drainage.The also like a lots of sun. So, you should put them on place that gets at least 6 hours daily sunlight. Take a container that has a hole, or few holes, in the bottom. This is important for the for drainage. There are lot of types of jars, glasses, containers, bowls, etc..but if they don’t offer any drainage they’re useless for this purpose. You’ll need a saucer or a tray to protect whatever it is sitting on. The best option is to use separate pots for each herb. As some needs drier or wetter soil than others.

You can start with some proven MVPs. They need only basic care and they are easy to find. The best part is, that they’re all perennial. So, you can harvest them endlessly.


This plant is one of those, a must-have during the holidays. Sage also looks gorgeous growing before getting clipped for stews and dressing. Salvia officinalis, or common sage, is the go-to for cooking.


If you grow mint inside, it can’t take over your yard and garden. It’s notoriously hardy and there are endless selections to choose from.


Fresh oregano is actually milder than dried, so it’s handy to have around if you find yourself cooking a variety of international dishes.


It looks nice, it’s tough and smells wonderful. It likes dry roots and humid air, so give it a misting every now and then since indoor air tends to be drier.