I’ve always known that it was good for your health to keep plants in the house. It perks up your attitude and improves air quality. However, I was not aware that some plants do a better job of purifying the air and improving the overall smell in the home. Some of these plants also happen to be delicious herbs that would be great for adding to meals or making a cup of tea. That’s smart planting!
Rosemary | Basil | Geranium | Jasmine | Woodbine | Coffee Plant | Lavender | Mint
For city dwellers surrounded by cement or plant enthusiasts who just can’t get enough, these indoor vertical gardens are the perfect way to add a natural touch to your office or abode. Not only do they look amazing, they also improve your indoor air quality. And if an entire wall of plants is too much for you, consider a vertical herb garden for the kitchen.
You’ve seen beautiful photos of our HGTV.com editorial staff’s gardens, but I bet you’re wondering whatever happened to those terrariums and herb gardens I’ve been rambling about.
There’s good news and bad news. The bad news is I discovered the cat had been using my seedlings as his own personal obstacle course:
The good news is I started fresh (okay, I cheated and bought plants at a greenhouse) and can finally share my garden with you. Enjoy!
After spending early March enduring not only freezing temperatures but also out-of-the-ordinary snow, Knoxville finally saw its first bit of spring weather this weekend. While it’s still a little chilly out, the sunny skies were just what many of us needed to get started on outdoor projects.
The nice weather inspired me to pick up a couple of seed packets and give my poor roommates a break from all our spring cleaning duties. We started a couple of flowers and spring veggies, but I’m most excited for our soon-to-be kitchen herb garden.
Growing an herb garden indoors isn’t difficult as long as you know what to plant. Herbs like mint and oregano can tolerate low-light conditions and are easily grown from seed, but herbs like basil and thyme require more sunlight and care to thrive.
Ready to get growing? Get full planting instructions right here.
What are you itching to grow this spring?