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Video: How To Cultivate Aromatic Plants In The Kitchen?
Herbs are the perfect solution to bring a touch of freshness to our dishes. Having the ability to offer us a bouquet of original flavors, they also prove to be an unequivocal visual pleasure. But did you know you could grow them indoors? So, it is quite possible and, indeed, very easy. Thus, you will revitalize your interior decoration in an original and practical way at the same time. Our team will provide you with 14 ways to grow aromatic plants in your kitchen. If the latter has enough light, you could save money on spices by growing them right in the kitchen!
How to cultivate aromatic plants in the kitchen?
When it comes to growing aromatic plants in the kitchen, the most difficult task is figuring out where to position them since, in most cases, the surface area is limited. This is why we invite you to discover 14 very practical ideas. Wall boxes, pictured above, are a very cool option for growing herbs above the counter.
Growing aromatic plants in the kitchen has become a real trend that continues to win us over more and more. On the one hand, it's economical because you can grow herbs yourself from inexpensive seeds. On the other hand, aromatic herbs serve to decorate the space in a fresh way. As the example above shows, plastic bottles are great for a DIY project.
Another extremely practical solution is the cart with wheels above. So you could easily place it in any corner of the kitchen. In addition, this type of trolley allows you to hang different accessories, so do not hesitate to adopt it!
Furthermore, before embarking on this initiative, it is essential to be well informed about the aromatic plants that can be grown in the kitchen. In order to facilitate you, our team has prepared a small list of herbs whose aromatics fit easily into the living space in question. These include: basil, rosemary, parsley, mint, thyme, dill, chives, sage, coriander and tarragon. We encourage you to recycle your wine or beer bottles and use them as self-watering planters that are perfect for the windowsill.
What type of storage to choose in order to cultivate aromatic plants in the kitchen?
Fortunately, when it comes to storage, there are a number of options available to you. Whether it's a wall shelf, a specialized piece of furniture or a herb pot ramp like the one above. The latter is very practical and you can install it yourself. Then choose pots that fit the set and hang them up.
Here is another example showing the practicality of the kitchen cart. The casters allow you to place it next to the window to better enjoy a small indoor garden. Indeed, cultivating aromatic plants in the kitchen does not require much effort. Grains, a pot of your choice, a little love and voila!
Another way to grow herbs in the kitchen is to opt for mason jars. Thus, you will also create an original decoration and enjoy a magnificent aroma. In addition, the herbs will bring a touch of greenery to the space.
By choosing to grow aromatic plants in your kitchen, you are always going to have fresh herbs on hand. And the presence of a little greenery inside is always welcome. Ikea's mini dresser as a herb pot holder turns out to be a very creative idea.
What do you think of an indoor vertical garden? Here is a proposal that you can make yourself. You just need to use a few wooden planks and secure them one above the other with a rope.
Discover another idea reminiscent of the vertical garden. Use wall-mounted metal utensil holders and hang the herb pots on them. By harmonizing perfectly with the wallpaper with floral motifs, they bring a note of freshness to the decor.
Growing aromatic plants in the kitchen is extremely easy
These small terracotta pots will adapt to any type of interior and they are an ideal choice for growing aromatic plants. As for sowing, it can be done all year round. Buy seeds, sow them and watch the little garden grow in your own kitchen.
It is very easy to grow aromatic plants in front of a window in the kitchen. Get some wooden bars and make this type of storage yourself. It turns out to be a very creative alternative to the traditional curtain.
Hang these wall hanging pots near your window to grow aromatic plants that can benefit from natural light. Also, we would like to give you some very useful advice on grouping herbs. Know that each aromatic plant has its own needs for water, light etc. So, it should be grouped according to their requirements. By following these rules, it is possible to plant herbs with similar properties in one pot.
Aromatic plants that require frequent watering and moderate light are chives, cilantro, tarragon, and parsley. On the other hand, thyme as well as rosemary have a low water requirement and they like light. However, mint and basil are two aromatic herbs that should be planted on their own. Notice above an innovative way to cultivate aromatic plants indoors and to spruce up the living space.