What could be greener — color wise, and also environmentally speaking — than growing herbs right in your own kitchen? Growing herbs indoors isn't without its challenges, but if your kitchen has sufficient light, you can save money on grocery bills, make your kitchen smell amazing, and reduce the distance from farm to table to, oh, about fifteen feet. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
From HGTV, instructions for creating an herb garden that mounts inside a window — so you won't lose any counter space at all. Wondering which herbs are best for growing indoors? Balcony Garden Web has a list of the best herbs to grow indoors, and their light requirements.
Place a bar cart next to a window for an easy indoor garden, as seen on SF Girl by Bay.
These DIY beer bottle planters, from Design Sponge, are self-watering, and small enough to place in a windowsill.
The wallbox, from Purple ID, is perfect for growing herbs above the kitchen counter.
Create a hanging herb garden with this DIY from Fresh Mommy.
Practically anyone with a window in their kitchen can find space for these hanging herb mason jars from Domestically Speaking.
Instructions for creating a mason jar herb garden that sits on the countertop, from Crafts Unleashed.
These upside-down hanging planters, from Boskke, are an innovative and unusual way to grow herbs in your kitchen. Plus you can hang them right in front of a window without taking up any space on the sill.
Re-edited from a post originally published 8.1.16.