Best Herbs to Grow at Home

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Having a few fresh herbs to add to your homemade pasta and other dishes will give it a special touch that brings your cooking to the next level. Here are five herbs that are perfect for growing at home. 


Basil is a versatile herb with a delightful aroma and taste. It’s a staple in Italian cuisine and pairs well with tomatoes, pasta, and salads. Basil needs lots of sunlight, so keep it by the window.


This herb is rich in flavor and makes a great garnish or ingredient in many dishes. Parsley grows well in containers and is relatively low-maintenance.


Mint is known for its refreshing and aromatic leaves. It’s perfect for making herbal teas, adding to cocktails, or garnishing desserts. Mint can be invasive, so it’s often grown in containers to keep it in check.


Rosemary is a woody herb with fragrant, needle-like leaves. It’s excellent for seasoning roasted meats and potatoes. Rosemary prefers well-drained soil and plenty of sunlight.


Thyme is a versatile herb with a robust flavor. It pairs well with a wide range of dishes, from roasted vegetables to stews. Thyme is a hardy herb and can tolerate dry conditions.