The Best Indoor Aromatic Plants For Your Kitchen’s Natural Space

Having a garden with flowers and an edible mini garden in your own home is possible. We have seen it in recent months, now that hundreds of people have launched into the cultivation of various plant species, both indoors and outdoors. A way to rediscover the necessary contact with mother nature, after months of restrictions. And, of course, an ideal formula to decorate our homes. Today we suggest you go one step further. Have you ever proposed having aromatic plants? Would you know how to take care of them? Spring is the best time to get started!

There is nothing better than aromatic herbs to accompany our dishes. Its fresh leaves help us to enhance the flavor and smell of recipes. Imagine that you are the one who is in charge of cutting them and serving them over the rest of the food. Doesn’t that sound perfect?

In addition, as an advantage, having a natural corner of the most visible will also help you reduce C02 emissions to the planet. You no longer have to go to the supermarket to buy a plastic bag with mint or chives. Having your own grow pots will allow you to achieve a sustainable and healthy lifestyle. The best? The many possibilities of this type of plant that you can use both in the kitchen, as well as for medicinal purposes, cosmetics, and much more.

Spring: the best time to sow

How could it be otherwise, spring is the best season of the year to sow aromatic indoor plants such as chives, mint, parsley, coriander, or basil.

At this time, the reproduction of these herbs is much easier, since they have fresh shoots from which we can take the cuttings that contain the greatest potential to form a new plant. 

To start growing them you will only need a very well-lit area, with direct sun, preferably. Do not forget the great dedication, irrigation, and other care that they also need and which we will talk about below.

Useful and beautiful plants

If instead of sowing, you prefer to buy them already a little grown, then there is a variety of aromatic plants that can be great in your kitchen. Among them, some stand out for their flavor, their calming effect, or their freshness. Do you want to know its benefits?

  • Mint, perfect to combine in food and refreshing drinks.
  • Basil, ideal to give a final touch to your seafood, salads, and pasta.
  • Melissa, the most suitable for fighting insomnia thanks to its calming aroma.
  • Parsley, very useful in our kitchen. Along with sage, it is one of the few aromatic plants that prefers to be in semi-shade.
  • Citromax, the plant with the most citrus aroma in the world.
  • Rosemary, useful for infusions and in recipes with rice, chicken, or fish.
  • Lavender is one of the most relaxing aromas that exist, perfect for infusions.
  • Thyme, the most recommended for people with respiratory problems.

Of course, if we want to have our own harvest, there are certain factors that we cannot ignore. We know that it is not always easy to grow indoors, so we leave you with a series of tips so that your planting grows healthy, strong, and edible; either in the kitchen or any other space. Very soon, its smell and taste will flood the home from end to end.

 

Author: Renata Kralevska

 

A passionate female writer, I specialize in articles about architecture and home interiors. I love sharing insights and inspiration to help readers create beautiful and functional living spaces.

 

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