12 Essential Tools for Starting an Indoor Herb Garden
Though some indoor plants can be fickle, we trust herbs to make it with just a little tender love and care. Some of the best herbs for growing indoors include basil, parsley, sage, thyme, oregano, rosemary and mint. Indoor gardening is a popular hobby these days for a reason: who doesn’t want fresh herbs on hand for dinner recipes and cocktails?
Check out: The Cook's Herb Garden, $16 at amazon.com
With just a few seed pods and potting soil, planting herbs is a breeze. Even if you think you lack a green thumb or find garden centers overwhelming, these tools will make it easy to grow herbs indoors. Bonus: you can find all of these items on Amazon.
Ideally you need a 8-inch pot to have your herbs grow and thrive, both of these are good options.
Make sure your plants have good drainage and water them regularly with a stylish watering can on hand.
Homarden Copper Watering Can for Outdoor and Indoor House Plants, $25 at amazon.com
Keep your plant babies healthy with a good fertilizer (safe for pets and kids).
Joyful Dirt Organix Fertilizer, $15 at amazon.com
Clip any unwanted pieces or snip exactly what you need for basil pesto with these pruners.
Fiskars Micro-Tip Pruner, $12 at amazon.com
When your plants are ready to move to a bigger pot, a good digging tool that won't shred the roots is necessary.
Radius Garden Transplanter, $9 at amazon.com
During rainy seasons or if your space lacks a proper amount of light, an indoor grow light is the perfect solution.
50W LED Grow Light Bulb for Indoor Plants, $30 at amazon.com
Mark exactly what you have with eco-friendly herb and plant labels.
Bamboo Plant Labels with A Marker Pen, $13 at amazon.com
No sure if it’s time to water yet? Worried about how healthy the soil is? There’s a gadget for that.
3-in-1 Soil Moisture/Light/pH Tester Gardening Tool, $11 at amazon.com
Once you’ve harvested your herbs, keep them fresh with this herb keeper.
OXO Good Grips GreenSaver Herb Keeper, $12 at amazon.com
Keep your plants moist and happy with daily misting.
Vintage Style Plant Mister Bottle, $10 at amazon.com
If you're looking for soemthing simple with three herbs, pots and markers all in one, this is an easy option.
Mason Jar Garden Kit with Rosemary, Basil and Sage, $30 at amazon.com
Try out a self-sustaining and new herb growing option.
Hydroponics Growing System with Nutrients and Herbs Seeds, $50 at amazon.com