What types of herbs do you grow?

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I'm just curious - what types of herbs do you grow? In my kitchen I have quite a lot of flowerpots, it's my little herb garden, I love it. I grow mint, thyme, lavender - what a beautiful scent - and basil. How about you? I'm looking for some inspiration.
 
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Right now I have mint, Italian basil, and Thai basil growing in containers outdoors, parsley indoors, and I recently sprouted cilantro, lemon basil, lavender, ginger, and more Italian basil. I want to add more, but more plants mean more time and work, so I am adding things slowly.
 
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Well I have a lovely lemon verbena bush at the entrance to my hothouse and there's parsley,thyme oregano,chives, coriander and garlic all growing at the moment. All are in the hothouse except for the crop of garlic. Summer will be here soon so many more will be planted including my all time favourite, basil.
 
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I would love to have an indoor herb garden, but I don't have enough sunlight in my kitchen. And unfortunately when I've tried, I end up with a house full of little bugs. I would love to grow cilantro especially as that is my favorite, but it just doesn't seem to grow for me at all. Maybe I'll try basil or mint and see what happens. Those are both fairly hardy.
 
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I would love to have an indoor herb garden, but I don't have enough sunlight in my kitchen. And unfortunately when I've tried, I end up with a house full of little bugs. I would love to grow cilantro especially as that is my favorite, but it just doesn't seem to grow for me at all. Maybe I'll try basil or mint and see what happens. Those are both fairly hardy.
The first time I tried cilantro it was a total flop. The second time I figured out it needed a lot of water. Most plants shouldn't be left standing in water, but if you over water the cilantro slightly, you'll come back after a while and see that the excess water in the drain dish has been soaked up. I'm not so sure the plants in my kitchen are getting enough light, but they are surviving on the window sill.
 

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I have chives, rosemary, sage, parsley, lemon balm, peppermint, thyme, oregano, marjaram, dill,and basil. My herb garden is outside and since I have such a long winter here I dry my herbs so I have some all year. I will have to try freezing some next year as I hear when you thaw them they are like having fresh herbs.
 
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Chives are my all time favorite to grow in the window sill.

I have also tried my hand at herbs like oregano, cilantro, parsley, and basil before. Sometimes they turn out great and other times they flop rather hard.
 
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Chives are my all time favorite to grow in the window sill.

I have also tried my hand at herbs like oregano, cilantro, parsley, and basil before. Sometimes they turn out great and other times they flop rather hard.
I used to have chives; I'd like to grow them again because I like having them for baked potatoes, soups, and noodle dishes. Nice to know they can grow on the window sill.
 
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Honestly I have never heard of a herb garden in the kitchen. This is something that I find very interesting. I am getting all kinds of ideas and cannot wait to try them.
 
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Honestly I have never heard of a herb garden in the kitchen. This is something that I find very interesting. I am getting all kinds of ideas and cannot wait to try them.
That is amazing! So many people keep herbs on the windowsill, particularly in winter when it's too cold to grow them outside. There are so many references to it in books, magazines, movies... There are even little kits you can buy!
 
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At the moment I'm not growing any herbs other than mint.
It's not a plant to worry about, as it's easy and fast to grow.
I usually use the leaves as a freshening tea.

Also, cats seem to like the mint plant even though it's not catnip :)
 
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That is amazing! So many people keep herbs on the windowsill, particularly in winter when it's too cold to grow them outside. There are so many references to it in books, magazines, movies... There are even little kits you can buy!
I am going to have to look for these kits. I would love to grow herbs in my kitchen I am just not sure if they will get enough sun light due to all the pine trees we have in our yard.
 
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I am going to have to look for these kits. I would love to grow herbs in my kitchen I am just not sure if they will get enough sun light due to all the pine trees we have in our yard.
Maybe there is another room with a window you can try? If you buy an herb kit be sure it's organic. The best thing is probably just to get a live plant from some place like Whole Foods or seeds from someplace reliable.
 
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I have some herbs growing outside in my garden, but I think I would like to grow some in the kitchen also. The most important one I want to grow is cilantro. I just love that herb, especially when it is fresh.
 

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I did have some Basil on the kitchen window till 2 days ago, its suddenly died. Think I overwatered it.
 
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I have some herbs growing outside in my garden, but I think I would like to grow some in the kitchen also. The most important one I want to grow is cilantro. I just love that herb, especially when it is fresh.
Cilantro is very thirsty. Even one day without water can kill it depending on how developed it is. If you buy a plant, as opposed to starting it from seed, don't get the ones that say water from the bottom. They seem harder to maintain. It's okay to leave it sitting with a little bit of water in the drain pan; you'll notice a couple hours later the water has all been soaked up.

I did have some Basil on the kitchen window till 2 days ago, its suddenly died. Think I overwatered it.
Oh no, Zigs! So sorry about that. Basil doesn't need a heck of a lot of water, especially indoors, you just don't want it to ever completely dry out.
 
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Right now I am growing basil. I am going to plant cilantro, parsley and parsley soon. For my summer garden I am going to grow all the popular ones. I can't wait!
 
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My cilantro didn't make it :-( Will have to start again next season. This time I think I will get two plants so that I will be able to collect more seeds. Will also put the transplants in self watering containers.
 
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I grow chives, mint, basil, dill. I have grown catnip but my goodness that stuff spreads like crazy, still have it and just pull it out.
 
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