You can grow just about any herb that you want indoors. Ideally they will be by a window that provides sunlight--especially south or west facing--but not a source of drafts.
A good source of seeds is seedsaversexchange.org. They are a source of heirloom seeds.
I keep cilantro, culantro, a few basils, thyme, some mint, oregano, and sage. Also aloe. I have some pineapples that I propagated during the summer. Also a fledgling meyer lemon which I intend to keep at a dwarf size, if I succeed at getting a viable plant.
I have them in self watering containers that I made from plastic buckets and/or rubber made containers.
If you don't have the right layout in your home, you can set up a system with grow lights. Also, I have a small ceramic heater in the 'greenhouse' room of my home, just in case things get a little too cold.
You can get advice online from MotherEarth magazine, Backwoods Home magazine, Backhome magazine, Hobby Farm magazine and many others that I just don't have time to read since I follow all of the preceeding.
Don't expect anything but success. Those plants want to live if you just help them a little.
I forgot to mention that if you do plant on a windowsill and the plants are touching the cold glass, well, that could be very detrimental.
Last edited by periquin; 01-02-2011 at 10:34 PM.
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