Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ in a Minute

Landscape

January 7, 2021
Window Herb Gardens

Fresh herbs are great to use in the kitchen. Learn how easy it is to get started with your own window herb garden.

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Nothing beats cooking with fresh home-grown herbs, and creating a window garden is easy.

Use one large container to house all your herbs with similar water needs or put each in its own individual pot. Or hang a window box with brackets.

You can grow your herbs from seed, but you will save time by buying small plants.

A few favorites for window gardens include oregano, thyme, sage, and rosemary.

Fill your container with a well-drained potting media. Herbs prefer a sunny location and can be grown indoors or out. Cook with your own parsley, basil, and chives--you’ll save money and enjoy fresh herbs in your omelet or stew.

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ in a Minute is a production of the University of Florida’s Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program, IFAS Extension, and WUFT-FM in cooperation with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

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