Tips For Indoor Herb Garden
Indoor herb garden is an efficient and worthwhile to grow fresh herb. This suitable domestic garden cuts your expenses for grocery and elevates the taste of your cooking dishes to a more delicious gourmet essential at your fingertips, and manages a more natural feeling to your indoor space at the same time. Placed in the kitchen window sill or any sunny room, this method proposes you a complete solution to have a garden in a house without any outdoor space. Nevertheless, try to have as much natural light as possible or at least five hours of good light every day. Eastern light is considered as the most apt exposure for its ideally bright light but not too hot. If you still do not have enough light, consider growlights, a special lights feature with full spectrum light the plants necessitate.
Indoor herb garden needs suitable temperature just as human. If you are comfortable with the room temperature, so does most likely the herbs of the same room. Choose a pot with drainage holes and placed a saucer under each pot to avoid the herbs from getting oversaturated water. Make sure you keep the plant hydrated, mist them with water in spray bottle so you will not soaked them.
Indoor herb garden requires fertilizer treatment for extra nutrients in the soil. A small amount but frequent feeding of quality mixing of potting soil and organic fertilizer plus perlite or sand is still needed. For insect attack, the best way is by providing a right composition of light and temperature plus regular baths to keep the plants healthy. If you see any insect crawling, spray it with soapy water and keep the herbs separated from other herbs. Grooming the herbs regularly can avoid the plants grow out of control while also removing dead leaves. However, never harvesting too often, make sure the plants are at least 8 inches heights. Pluck it with hands and not scissor, snip no more than 1/3 of the plants and pay attention to the new growth to give it opportunity to regenerate.