If you are one of those persons who aren’t ready to grow your favorite herb in your kitchen, let me tell you good news. There are many herbs that grow well all year around only with water. Sounds interesting right? We are going to see 12 such wonderful herbs to take advantage of their fresh goodness whenever you like.
Just keep on reading, so that you can stop buying them from grocery store and start growing.
12 Herbs You Can Grow All Year Around:
Grow peppermint in a jar with little amount of water. You can even snip off the leaves and make herbal tea whenever you need it. Peppermint does well in partially sunny or shady widows. You can also enjoy the sweet scent of this herb.
Basil grows well in water and can be easily used in many different recipes including sauces and soups. Make sure to keep the basil jar where it gets 6 to 7 hours of sunlight in a day.
Thyme is not only an herb, it even blooms with edible flowers in every season. The best part is you can harvest it before it flowers and hang the stems to dry the leaves. Once they are dried use them in your cooking, don’t forget that thyme needs lots of sunlight to grow healthily.
- Lemon Balm:
Lemon balm herb is used to make herbal tea that helps to reduce anxiety, relives symptoms of indigestion and helps you to sleep better. This plant also needs plenty of sunlight.
Lavender is known for its healing properties physically and mentally. This herb can be used to soothe depression symptoms, ease migraines and promotes better sleep every night. You can make tea using lavender leaves as well as wonderful essential oil.
Chives belong to onion family and super easy to grow herb. You can also use it in many dishes and make sure it gets plenty of sunlight while growing.
Rosemary does well in sunlight as well as in partially shaded areas. You can grow this herb using water to spice up your favorite dishes in your kitchen.
This herb does well indoors and grows best in sunlight too. Even though is a slow growing plant, it works best to spice up your favorite chicken and beef dishes. Some people love to create and bath soaps too.
Cilantro is one of the popular herbs used in many countries. Even though it prefers full sunlight, it can grow well in partial shade too. Use this herb to your Mexican inspired dishes and in your favorite dishes.
Stevia is another herb that grows well in shadier areas. You can use its leaves to sweeten your tea or coffee naturally instead of using sugar. You can also make powder using its leaves and use it as a sweetener.
Sage is perfect choice for all holistic purposes and the best part about this herb is you can use it along with eggs, chicken, lamb or pineapple. Snip off the leaves as much as you need to add in your dishes. It needs moderate sunlight and little amount of water for its growth.
Oregano is one of the best herb to be added in your pasta sauces, soups, and other savory dishes. Oregano can grow quite large, so keep on removing its leaves to support its better growth.
Note: Don’t forget to change the water of these herbs often to grow well. Choose a spot to keep the jar where it gets minimum of 6-7 hours of sunlight in a day.