If, like me, you’ve managed to kill even the most death-resistant plants (I’m talking cactuses and succulents), but love the taste of fresh herbs in every meal, then spring is your season! The arrival of spring means warmer weather, longer days and lots of sunlight - qualities that both humans and herbs can agree are pretty great. Spring also signifies new beginnings and, at the risk of sounding cheesy, is the perfect season to make changes and establish healthy habits (sorry New Years). So this spring, don’t just commit to eating seasonal produce - commit to growing it, like the true badass you are. I promise there’s never been a better time to dust off your "Everything-I-Touch-Dies-Thumb" and grow an indoor herb garden. And with these pro-tips, it’s (almost) impossible to fail.
*No herbs were hurt in the making of this article
Buy A Starter Plant
Ambition is great. But when trying to grow fresh herbs for the first time it’s better to start small. Instead of planting your own seeds, which is a risky and complicated undertaking, buy a few starter plants from your local nursery or farmer’s market. Just make sure to pick pots between 6-12 inches deep with drainage holes in the bottom - that’ll give your herbs room to grow and keep them from rotting. Parsley, basil, thyme and oregano are all commonly grown indoors and are great for novice gardeners. Build your herb garden in a single stres