Potted herbs are a great addition to your yard or even the interior of your home. A potted herb garden can supply your family with fresh herbs regardless of your living situation as long as you have some form of light for your garden. If your herbs are inside your home, a sunny window or a grow light work perfectly. With a little planning and work, you can have a beautiful potted herb garden to accent any space using the tips provided below.
Get creative with pots
Get creative when you choose pots for your herb garden. While you can buy beautiful pots that fit your style at your local garden center, sometimes the best pots for your potted herb garden use a little creativity. Teapots and teacups make beautiful pots for smaller or grassy herbs that don’t need a lot of room for their roots. Galvanized tubs make beautiful large pots for growing multiple herbs together.
Plant to impress
Plant to impress when choosing your herbs. Look for herbs that will work well in your kitchen while adding style and a pop of color to your potted garden. Flowering herbs like lemon balm and chives can be a beautiful addition. Larger pots can grow bushy herbs like lavender with its delicate and fragrant purple blooms that will attract the eye wherever you place it.
Have some fun
Have a little fun and add decorations to your potted herb garden. Just like a full-size outdoor garden, you can have fun by tucking away little treasures in your potted herb garden to catch the eye. Small fairy garden items from your local dollar or craft store are a great option. you could even get crafty and make your own cute plant markers and painted stones to add to your potted herbs.
Use accents around your pots to make them stand out. Small potted plants can be placed inside lanterns and birdcages to enhance your decor. This is a great way to spice up more ordinary leafy green herbs to add a touch of style.
I hope these ideas will help to inspire you to plant a beautiful and practical potted herb garden! I love that each of these ideas can be done on a budget by either purchasing cheap items or with items you already own!