Some plants may be a bit hard to grow while others are so easy – even if you have a black thumb so to speak. Growing plants can be so interesting and for the most part super satisfying – once you equip yourself with a little know how. You may use a nice little container but a Mason Jars are smashingly cute. Here are 10 plants that you can grow indoors in water.
The growing procedure for all these herbs are the same, just cut a fresh piece of herb about six or so inches long. Remove all old leaves by clipping them off instead of ripping them off. Only leave the two youngest sets of leaves at the very top of the plant. Then submerge a part of the stem in some clean water.
You can grow these in a jar in the comfort of your home and just snip off a bit for cooking, making tea and so on. Just place near a window where the sun can reach it.
Used in lots of dishes such as soups and sauces.
Give basils at least 6-8 hours of sunlight per day. It is a popular Italian herb that can be used in multiple dishes and is said to repell Mosquitoes.
This herb is a bit hardy. It prefers a bit of sunlight but not as much as basil. Use the leaves to sweeten you coffee or tea naturally. In order to have a lot of the sweetener to use, just dry the leaves and make a powder and use that powder as your sweetener. This is great for avoiding processed sugar.
Just ensure it gets lots of sunlight. It is kind of hard to believe that such great plants are so easy to grow at home. This herb has such awesome flavour that almost no one can resist it. It is one of the most popular herbs in the entire world. It can be used not just in cooking delicious meals, but also used as a natural cleaning agent. To make an all purpose cleaner with thyme – let six sprigs seep in one cup of boiling hot water. Let it cool and use with an essential oil of your choice to clean counter tops, floors and so on.
Oregano is especially known for its awesome fragrance and is usually used in making pizzas and pasta sauces. They grow very fast so you will have lots of it to dry and use in all the dishes you desire.
This elegant herb does very well in full sunlight. It makes a very soothing tea for the stomach, has a wonderful aroma and tough stems. It is easy to dry and store and will not require much attention at all.
Use this herb to relieve symptoms of anxiety, calm your nerves and help you to sleep much easier at nights. Give it lots of sunlight.
This herb is from the onion family and require a generous amount of sunlight. It makes such delicious dishes and kind of has a slight garlic flavour. This herb makes really great soups, sauces, butter and so much more.
For a more effective nutrient boost for your plants, try using hydroponic nutrients to have them growing stronger for longer.
It was fun putting together this list for you. Aren’t you getting a bit hungry as you think of the wonderful dishes these herbs can make?