How to Grow Herbs Indoors

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Growing herbs indoors is an excellent way to enhance existing garden pursuits and experiment with different varieties most suited to your needs. It's a rewarding winter activity for gardeners who miss summer tending, and a gratifying way for first-time growers to discover their green thumbs.

One of the best parts of growing an indoor herb garden is that you can do it in a small space, such as on a windowsill. In addition to putting fresh, delicious herbs at your fingertips, a garden on your windowsill adds visual appeal and wonderful aromas to your home.

The following infographic highlights eight nutritious and beneficial herbs that will thrive well indoors and provide you with a variety of uses in the kitchen and beyond.
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