Container Medicinal Herb Gardening

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Container Medicinal Herb Gardening

We don’t all have the luxury of having room for a garden. Or, some of us ahem live in cold weather climates that aren’t necessarily conducive to year-round growing.

Some medicinal herbs don’t do very well when in pots, but some flourish! You can bring these inside and put them in a window when the weather is cold.

21 Medicinal Herbs that Grow Well in a Container Garden


  1. Basil
  2. Calendula
  3. Cayenne
  4. Chamomile
  5. Chickweed
  6. Dandelion
  7. Echinacea
  8. Garlic
  9. Ginger
  10. Lavender
  11. Lemon Balm
  12. Peppermint
  13. Plantain
  14. Red Clover
  15. Rosemary
  16. Sage
  17. St. John’s Wort
  18. Spearmint
  19. Thyme
  20. Turmeric
  21. Yarrow

There may be other herbs, too–you’ll want to check with your local nursery.


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