Cultivating fresh herbs in your kitchen - how and why

Cultivating fresh herbs in the kitchen

A house’s kitchen is by far the most important room in the house because this is where all of the magic happens, it’s where families come together to cook and eat, it’s a place of comfort and love.

This is why a lot of people, especially our readers, strive to create the best kitchen possible, be that getting the right combination of colors, proper kitchen cabinets and counter tops and getting the lighting right.

However, there is something that will create a lot more comfort and make the space a lot cozier – fresh herbs and greens growing on the window sill.

This is not a brand new idea, but it’s certainly a pretty fresh one – with different variations and utilization possible suitable for different households.

How to cultivate a mobile garden

While it’s absolutely fine to use dried spices and herbs, some people find it a lot better to have fresh ones on hand, however, sometimes it’s not the right season, the store is too far away or you just forgot to get them.

With this, you can have a nice selection of your most favorite and most widely used herbs and spices – like thyme or rosemary, basil, coriander, cherry tomatoes and so much more, without the need of starting a garden in your backyard.

Every 3rd grader knows how to make a bean cultivate into a wet napkin, so use that knowledge and have an always on hand salad toping that is great for your health and looks great on the window sill as well.

In fact, the most incredible benefit of this style of kitchen arrangements, is that it is both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

Who doesn’t love plants, right? If you do and you do like cooking, having fresh spices and herbs on hand will make your meals a lot more enjoyable, and your kitchen a lot more cozy and pleasant to be in.

Some rules for growing herbs

It’s important to not over water them, their roots are not as suited for taking up moisture as you might think, if you are not sure, dip you pinky about an inch in, if it’s dry bellow that you should water it.

If the soil is starting to separate, you might need to replant the herbs – or it might be a problem with the placement of the plant – it should be next to a window but not too close to a stove or an oven.

Make sure to clean their leaves, because this is what they use to breathe, and if you want to have fresh herbs for a long time, you should take care of your plants.