For planting spices on the balcony, it is important to know the conditions for the plants themselves and how to maintain them. If you have not spotted so far, you need to be informed of what you can sow together and not, and what kind of conditions do the herbs need, ie whether they need more sun or it is beeter to keep them on the shade. Choose to start onlywith a few herbs and see if you have good conditions for planting more of them.
If you have a lot of sun and light on the balcony then choose spices like coriander, basil, rosemary, thyme, parsley, oregano, estragon, dill and thyme. The south, southwest, and north-west sides of the balcony correspond well to them. Herbs that prefer shade are chives, mint and lemon balm, and for them the best are west and east sides. So, if you have conditions, plant your own spices, keep them fresh and use your own spices during the year to prepare your meals. Now take a look below, and find idea how to make interesting herb garden on your balcony, to produce your own herbs and spices! Have fun!