How to Grow Lettuce Indoors (+Easy DIY Steps)

growing red leaf lettuce

Growing lettuce indoors is a great way to enjoy fresh salad year-round, provided you have space to grow enough lettuce plants and can fulfill their care needs. It’s easy to grow lettuce indoors because lettuce plants have shallow roots that make them well suited to container planting. An annual plant, lettuce is a member of …

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How to Grow Dill Indoors (+Easy DIY Steps)

Chopped fresh dill on a cutting board and dill in a wooden bowl

An annual herb, the dill plant is a member of the celery and carrot family known as Apiaceae. While dill seeds are used as a spice, feathery green dill leaves are used as an herb to flavor foods like potato salad and fish dishes. Fresh dill has a sweet, grassy flavor that is especially popular …

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How to Grow Parsley Indoors (+Easy DIY Steps)

Italian flat leaf parsley

Growing parsley indoors is easy. Parsley plants grow well in containers provided they have a sunny windowsill location and proper care. Although some people may still consider this herb to be little more than an attractive garnish, fresh parsley can actually brighten dishes with its clean, earthy flavor and, most certainly, will impart important nutrients …

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How to Grow Rosemary Indoors (+Easy DIY Steps)

Fresh Rosemary

Some gardening challenges are worth the effort. Planting rosemary indoors is one of them. It’s no surprise why gardeners try to cultivate the rosemary plant, which is native to the Mediterranean region and celebrated for its aromatic, resinous flavor. A potted rosemary plant can supply your favorite Mediterranean dishes with its telltale flavor year-round provided …

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How to Grow Chives Indoors (+Easy DIY Steps)

fresh chives on a wooden cutting board

With their mild onion flavor, it’s no surprise why many people opt to grow chives indoors year-round. A member of the allium family, chives are frequently added to everything from soups and stews to dips and salads. While common chives boast a milder flavor than onions, there are varieties that have a distinctively sweet or …

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How to Grow Mint Indoors (+Easy DIY Steps)

Fresh mint in a wooden bowl

Mint plants are perennial herbs that are known for their aromatic scent and fresh, zestful flavor. Fortunately for novice gardeners, learning how to grow mint indoors is easy thanks to its preference for nearly any container, moist potting soil, and–this is a must–a sunny window. In fact, many gardeners prefer to grow mint indoors because …

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How to Grow Sage Indoors (+Easy DIY Steps)

Two whole fresh sage

Salvia officinalis, more commonly known as ‘common sage’, is a cold-hardy herb that features lovely bluish or purplish flowers. A favorite for perennial gardens, sage is not only a breeze to grow outside; it’s easy to grow sage indoors too. The sage plant has a long history of use as a kitchen herb and medicinal …

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How to Grow Oregano Indoors (+Easy DIY Steps)

Oregano On A Wooden Spoon

Native to the Mediterranean region, oregano has long been a staple ingredient for many Italian and Greek dishes. However, this perennial herb (grown as an annual in northern regions) is not grown in many parts of the world and is popularly featured in Mexican and Middle Eastern cuisine. If you’re planning a windowsill herb garden …

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How to Grow Chamomile Indoors (+Easy DIY Steps)

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Valued by ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans for its medicinal properties, chamomile continues to be prized as a soothing herb today. Often featured in teas as well as soaps and cosmetics, chamomile plants come in two basic varieties: Roman chamomile and German chamomile. Although the types differ in terms of their growth habits, both feature …

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How to Grow Lavender Indoors (+Easy DIY Steps)

Lavender growing in a small clay pot.

Formally known to botanists as ‘lavendula’, lavender is a famously fragrant perennial that is associated with nearly 50 species. Native to parts of Europe, Asia, and Africa, lavender is grown worldwide today. While its telltale lavender hues add an attractive and certainly fragrant touch to any garden, lavender plants have long been grown for their …

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