Maybe it’s because I grew up on a farm, but the desire to plant and nurture has always been there. There’s scientific proof that playing in nature and touching dirt decreases depression and anxiety, on top of the fact that you get to eat yummy, fresh, organic things.
Have you experienced these?
The quickest way to add a bit of zip and zing to your salads, roast chickens and whatever else you fancy. Herbs are super easy to grow inside.
I don't have much of a backyard, thanks to apartment living, so I've brought my herb garden in. All the herbs were courtesy of Trader Joe's and most were organic. The organic ones were only about $3 each. That's what you'd pay for a pack of snipped organic herbs, but these keep on giving.
The key is to have a bit of sunlight and not water too much. That being said, I still manage to kill basil within 2 weeks. Indoors. Outdoors. It doesn't matter. If you can keep it alive for a month or longer, let me know your secret.
Regardless of the hassle, the benefits are numerous. Slice and dice them on your salads, meats and snacks. And let me know your favorites!