Mint appreciates ample moisture and rich soil. I use a two-thirds potting soil to one-third compost mixture in my mint containers. Mint can be invasive in garden beds, but is easy-to-grow in pots, making it one of the best herbs for container gardening.
Avoid the fertilizer; most herbs will give you the strongest fragrance and flavor if they're grown in lean soil. Likewise, water wisely; while most herbs prefer dry conditions, some need more moisture to thrive. Use a soil-less potting mix to provide excellent drainage and space for roots to grow.
Try mint, oregano, rosemary, thyme and sage. These can be sown indoors as with the tender herbs, or sow them outdoors in May in containers. Delay buying herb plants from garden centres until the weather warms up in late spring.
Growing Herbs in Pots. If you don't have the time or the space to plant a herb garden, growing them in pots is the perfect solution. Herbs grown in pots, tubs and .
Let your imagination run wild when considering what type of container to grow herbs in. Just about anything will work, but keep in mind, most varieties prefer fast