5 Best Kitchen Plants To Buy In Monsoon
The desire to have fresh produce for your food is a dream of every home cook. But growing and maintaining plants can look scary. Plus the additional space required to keep them can scare you away from even buying them. However, there are plants and herbs which do not require a lot of maintenance and space and can be grown in your kitchen itself. These are super easy and quick to grow plus they will provide a splash of greenery to your kitchen.
Thus, with the advent of monsoons, why not buy a few kitchen plants and make your kitchen look aesthetic and rustic? So, here I have recommended 5 plants that can make your kitchen beautiful and your dishes flavorful. They are:
Known for its cooling effect, these are a great addition to your kitchen garden. Mint Plants are perennial plants that grow well in moist and well-drained soil. These are low-maintenance plants and can be grown indoors on kitchen counters or window panes. Mint requires shade to thrive well as it is not a very sun-loving plant. A mint plant will not only improve the look of your kitchen but you can also add it to your dishes to enhance their taste.
Coriander is a popular indoor herb which is a mandatory garnish in all Indian dishes. These plants grow well in well-drained soil with good sunlight and can be grown around the year. It is a great indoor plant that requires very little maintenance and care. These are a great addition to your kitchen window panes or kitchen garden. Apart from making your kitchen look green, these are a great addition to all Indian dishes, providing a flavorful taste to them. So why asking free dhaniya when you can grow it?
Chillies are an indispensable part of every Indian household. Growing your own chillies on the windowsill is fun and also saves money. These are perennial plants and will provide you with harvest throughout the year. Chillies are low-maintenance indoor plants which require good soil, a bit of water, and sunlight to thrive well. These are surely a great addition to your kitchen counters or windowsills, as it is a small plant which looks cute in small spaces.
From tea to tadkas this Indian herb is a must in every kitchen. Native to the Indian subcontinent these hardly plants are zero-maintenance plants in terms of watering and fertilization. It only requires a warm temperature with well-drained soil. Curry plants do not get pest attacks and can prove to be a great addition to your kitchen counter or windowsill.
A great addition to your morning tea, this medicinal herb and an important culinary ingredient is native to the Indian tropical climate. These are very low-maintenance plants which thrive well in tropical climates and should be protected from frost. It grows in stalks, which are generally 4 – 5 feet long and provides a tangy and lemony flavor to your dishes. If you are a person who loves aesthetic looks then these are a must addition to your kitchen counter, as it will provide you with a lush green feeling in the kitchen.
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