The plants that you will discover below, and that you can plant at home near the window, will allow you to season your dishes throughout the year; rain, hail, shine or snow! You will not even need special plant lighting, because they grow very well next to a window.
Start sowing basil in pots on a windowsill facing south; basil loves a lot of sun and warmth.
Bay leaf is a perennial plant that prefers to grow in garden containers. Put the container in a window facing east or west, however, as bay leaf needs good aeration to stay healthy, make sure not to let it overcrowd the pot.
Start sowing chervil seeds at the end of summer. This very tasty aromatic herb does not like too much light, but prefers to grow in temperatures between 18 degrees and 22 degrees in order to thrive.
At the end of the growing season, carefully dig up tufts of chives from your garden with their roots attached and replant them in a pot.
You can start by either sowing parsley seeds or by digging up a tuft from your garden (with the roots attached) at the end of the season.
The dormant period in late autumn or early winter is essential for growing tarragon indoors.
The best way to cultivate oregano is to plant a cutting taken from an oregano plant which has been grown outside. Once you have planted this cutting, put it near a southern facing window.
Begin by taking cuttings of rosemary and keeping them in a mixture without damp soil until the buried nodes produce roots. Rosemary grows very well next to a southern facing window.
Take a cutting from a sage plant grown outside and plant it in a pot inside. Sage tolerates the dry indoor air well, but it prefers to grow in sufficiently sunny places.
You can start cultivating thyme indoors by planting either cuttings of thyme or a thyme plant. Thyme likes sunny places, but it can grow well near a window facing east or west.