Herb Garden for Bachelors Who Likes To Cook
Spring is right around the corner and you just can’t help but imagining of the fragrance of scented herbs that are just waiting to grab the maximum of our kitchen countertop space waiting to add extra rich flavor the delicious cuisines. One thing that bugs a lot of bachelor while they cook is when they need some herb like sprig of cilantro or green onion they have to spend quit a lot of money because the grocery store sell these herbs in bunches. Mostly, the stocked up herbs get rot and they have to dump them to the trash cane before they get another chance to use them.
Here is a good news for all you bachelors who like to cook but are deprived of land or don’t have access to the type of land where they can grow a bountiful of herbs all summer, we give you an idea to sprout organic herbs in small spaces.
City dwellers and bachelors who don’t have the luxury of vast green space where they can grow herbs and vegetables typically resign themselves to growing a few of them in pots of balconies or buying in a grocery store. We want to help all you people realize the dream of growing fresh herbs at home, even if the space is tight.
- Compact raised beds allow urban gardeners to grow herbs anywhere.
- Layered and stacked designs maximize planting capacity.
- Begin with easy culinary herbs like basil and chives.
- Position beds to get ample sunlight exposure.
- Homegrown herbs provide convenience and superior flavor for cooking
Layered Designed Compact Raised Bed
First you need to buy a compact raised bed in layered design that can help you squeeze a large amount of usable out of tremendously small footprint. We are sharing with you the design so that you can add this layered design raised bed to your DIY project or show the design to the storekeeper to ask for the same for yourself. Make sure the boxes have seed holes or some small openings where you can grow some single-stem herbs plants. They are way too convenient; you won’t have to cut the weeds so often and can place the boxes anywhere with maximum sun exposure.
Herb That You Can Grow
You can grow most of the herb varieties in this compact raised bed herb garden but for a beginner I would suggest to go initially with a few regular herb plants such as:
- Dill weed
- Sweet basil
- Green onions
It would not cost you much. Around $50 would be enough to buy seeds, soil and plant food.
On this Sunday if you are ready to get your hands dirty in soil and constructing your own raised herb garden than there are various resource available online for all you DIY-ers who are deprived of large green space and love the satisfaction of growing herbs rather than purchasing from a grocery store. We have also shared in this website a lot of DIY plans for city dwellers. Browse through our entire website to help you through each part of planning and construction process.
Even small space bachelors can reap the rewards of homegrown herbs. Compact raised beds with layered designs maximize plantings in tight footprints. Start with easy culinary herbs like basil, parsley, chives and mint. Position beds for optimal sunlight and water as needed. While initial investment is required, a small-scale herb garden saves money over grocery store bunches. For urban cooks, the convenience and flavor of fresh-picked ingredients steps away from the kitchen is unmatched. With a little creativity, herbs become hands-on ingredients rather than store-bought afterthoughts.