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10 Pretty Planters That Make It Easy to Grow an Indoor Herb Garden

Stop overbuying fresh herbs only to watch them spoil in the fridge. Instead, get an indoor herb planter and grow your own basil, parsley and oregano.

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Self Watering Indoor Herb Planter Via Amazon.com

Self-Watering Indoor Herb Planter

Plant a garden of parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme in this self-watering indoor herb planter. A handy, built-in water level indicator tells you when (and how often) your plants need a drink. Aeration holes allow for easy drainage and healthy roots. Get it in six-, eight- or 10-inch sizes and a rainbow of colors. By the way, these are our favorite ways to use fresh herbs.

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Wicker Self Watering Plantervia homedepot.com

Freestanding Woven Pot

This 22-inch high rectangular-shaped woven wicker planter is designed for indoor or outdoor use. Align it with a wall or window, and plant fragrant basil or oregano inside. This versatile beauty even comes with a self-watering system and osmotic pebble layer to slow the flow of water. By the way, this is the best way to keep herbs fresh.

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Psst! If you’re looking for something a little extra, check out our AeroGarden review.

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Stackable Vertical GardenVia Amazon.com

Stackable Vertical Garden

One of the key principles for maintaining an orderly home is taking advantage of vertical space, and this herb garden planter does just that. Five stackable pots hold up to 20 different herbs and come with built-in drainage that allows for a trickle-down self-watering design. The included 10-inch stone saucer catches any drips. Get the planter in five colors, including pink and black. These secret ingredients can help your garden grow.

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Chic Ceramic Herb Pots Via Amazon.com

Chic Ceramic Herb Pots

This adorable trio comes in three chic designs so you can easily distinguish your thyme from your tarragon. The three-inch ceramic planters fit on the windowsill and make for an adorable indoor herb garden for growers who love modern design. The included bamboo trays look chic and protect wood from water damage. Along with herbs, we suggest filling one of these planters with an adorable bunny succulent for spring.

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Indoor Hanging PlanterVia KansoDesigns/Etsy.com

Indoor Hanging Planter

Take your gardening to new heights, literally. This eight-inch modern planter features a hanging pot that mimics concrete and a simplistic rope detail. The overall look is clean and lets your plants steal the spotlight. Just make sure to hang your herbs in a sunny spot!

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WH Farmhouse Flower Herb Pot Set with Tray - Galvanized Metal Vintage Succulent Herb Planter Pots Caddy for Kitchen Windowsill Garden Indoor or Outdoor Use by Walford Homevia amazon.com

Vintage Pot and Tray Set

If rustic-chic is the look you’re after, look no further than this indoor herb planter made of hammered, galvanized steel. The trio of textured pots come in a matching drainage tray that has protective pads on the underside. Use up fresh basil in one of these tasty recipes.

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Chalkboard Planter SetVia Amazon.com

Chalkboard Planter Set

This set of three mini planters comes with everything you need to get growing. Each kit includes pots with an internal drip tray and a chalkboard surface, soil pellets, herb seeds, chalk and an instruction booklet. Choose from basil, oregano and thyme or cilantro, parsley and chives.

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Herb Planter with Scissorsvia crateandbarrel.com

Herb Planter with Scissors

As the name implies, this white ceramic trough-style planter comes with its own pair of scissors for snipping herbs—and a handy, built-in holder for the shears. The indoor herb garden is build to sit on your windowsill and has room to grow about four different herbs.

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3 Herb Pots in a Leather Handled Trayvia williams-sonoma.com

Herb Pots in a Leather Handled Tray

Reminiscent of a tiny filing cabinet, this indoor herb planter is actually made of steel with a powder-coated finish. The pots come pre-labeled with parsley, basil and thyme, but all you need is some masking tape to make your own DIY labels.

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Fluted Windowsill Planter - Whitevia westelm.com

Fluted Windowsill Planter

No room for a window box? No problem. This sturdy planter stays inside and features three pre-portioned compartments perfect for growing herbs. The white, fluted design ensures this piece fits with any decor style, too.

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Megan Wood
As Deputy Affiliate eCommerce Editor, Megan Wood helps Taste of Home readers find the best products to make their lives better, easier, and more joyful. She has 10 years of service journalism and product review experience across a variety of national websites. When she’s not tracking down the best sales and deals, you can probably find her walking her dog.