Growing Herbs Indoors
Winter in the Midwest without a greenhouse means that for snippets of fresh herbs and fresh lettuce I must grow under lights. It is a very easy process. I bought an under the counter grow light, mounted it under my corner kitchen cabinet, attached a timer and wa la …. a dark underused space is now producing fresh herbs.
I started with oregano, thyme and shiso; I find that lettuce and basil also do well indoors. I would suggest that you water every other day. The combination of the dry indoor environment and the everyday light causes the soil to dry out rapidly. So my kitchen garden is now literally a KITCHEN GARDEN; right next to the stove …. fragrant oregano for the spaghetti sauce is now inches away.