4 Easy-to-Grow Culinary Herbs Ideal for Small Spaces

Fresh herbs are a great way to bring the flavors of your dishes to life. Unfortunately, they can be expensive to buy at the grocery store and they aren’t always in season.

CULINARY HERBS Although you can use their dried counterparts in your favorite recipes. Fortunately, you can enjoy fresh herb flavor all year long and you don’t need a ton of space to do it.

The following list of easy-to-grow culinary herbs can help you get started.

Basil tops the list because it is so versatile and is super easy to grow from seed.



This herb does double duty. The fresh leaves (cilantro) of young plants are a staple in Mexican cooking.


Rosemary can also be started from seeds, but you may find it easier to pick up small plants from your local garden center each spring.


This is another classic culinary herb that is so easy to grow. Fresh thyme is a staple in many types of cuisine and adds a distinctive flavor to meat-based dishes and is wonderful in stews and soups, as well.


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