Creating indoor herb garden of course is good idea to build garden inside your home. When most of garden are growing flowers and vegetables, herb garden will provide many advantages for you. It is not only able to makes your indoor garden fresh looking but also you can get benefits of herb for your healthiness. Of course, there are various herb plant are available to plant in your indoor garden. You might be confused to choose what the most appropriate herbs to plants in your garden are. There are many ideas of herb plant options for your indoor garden. You can plant thyme, rosemary, mint, parsley, basil, lavender, and many more herbs. One of the most popular herb plants that mostly chosen is rosemary. It is a beautiful plant that will be nice for your indoor garden and provide a lot of advantages. Actually, this flower is one of wonderful herbs which provide a beautiful ornamental plant as well to welcoming culinary seasoning.
This flower is most closely associated to the cooking of Mediterranean area. Growing rosemary in indoor garden usually is not as difficult as that most of people think. You don’t need sea mist and perfect sunshine to grow rosemary successfully. In fact, there are more plants of rosemary are suffering from too much care that from too little.
You will be easier to start with the nursery grown plant. The rosemary will take times to fill in as a plant. Therefore, you need to pay more for a mature rosemary plant than the small start. Usually, rosemary is propagated with cuttings because rosemary seeds are quite difficult to germinate, and sometimes it don’t grow true to its parent. In addition, it is faster to start growing rosemary by a cutting and you will also ensure about what the type of rosemary you will get. It is also possible to root this plant in a glass of water, however more effort will provide more expendable result for your indoor herb garden.
To plant rosemary with cutting, you can snip about 2 inches cutting from the soft and new growth from an established plant. Then, remove the leaves from the bottom and dip the tip into rooting hormone. You can get rooting hormones from garden center around you. When placing the dipped end of cutting into the dampened container, place it carefully and sterile seed starting mix.
Use a mix that is well draining similar with something that containing peat moss with perlite or vermiculite. Put the container in a warm area that gets indirect sunlight. You need to mist the cuttings every day and ensure that the soil is not dry out. About two until three weeks, exam root that growth on the cuttings by tugging on it gently. If the cuttings have already roots, you can transplant it into individual pots with 4 inches of diameter. Then, pinch off the top of the cuttings in order to encourage the cutting to develop branches and you can start to care for the cutting as rosemary plants in your indoor herb garden.