6 of the best herb garden kits
Growing your own herbs is a great way to add extra flavour to your cooking. It is also super easy with the right tools, so we've rounded up some of the best herb garden kits to get you started
Herbs are one of the easiest and most rewarding things to grow - they're easy, they grow quickly and by cultivating your own you'll be saving money and packaging in your weekly shop. Whether you have a raised bed in your garden, a herb pot by the back door or a kitchen windowsill to grow on, you'll be able to grow some herbs and create your own herb garden. We've rounded up some of the best herb garden kits to get you started.
The best herb garden kits to buy in 2023
Terracotta Herbs Company - Herb Garden Kit
This all in one herb garden kit has everything you need to get started on your herb growing journey. The kit includes three terracotta pots with saucers and the right amount of compost to fill them, making this ideal if you don't have the space to store a large bag of compost. The terracotta pots can be reused time and time again and are also perfect for displaying your herbs while they're growing. Six different seed types are supplied with this herb garden kit - basil, parsley, coriander, dill, chives and peppermint - so you have a choice of what you'd like to grow.
Garden Pack - Herb Seed Growing Kit
This herb garden kit from Garden Pack is perfect if you're looking to grow a bigger range of herbs. The kit comes with twelve types of seed including marjoram, oregano and sage as well as all of the other culinary classics. As well as adding flavour to savoury dishes, you could also try your hand at making herbal teas with this kit as it contains seeds to grow chamomile and lemon balm too. This herb garden kit would make an excellent gift as it comes in a decorative box and is complete with gardening gloves and bamboo plant labels.
Thompson and Morgan - Herb Growing Kit
Thompson and Morgan's herb garden kit takes things back to basics with some kitchen staples. Including seeds to grow your own basil, parsley, coriander and garlic chives you'll have everything you need to add that extra flavour to your cooking. The windowsill herb garden kit comes with a rustic wooden box and four zinc pots to grow your herbs in as well as a pair of tiny garden snips, perfect for harvesting your crops.
Sow Your Own - Herb Box
This herb garden kit is perfect for beginners as it comes with a mini greenhouse to start the seedlings off in. Supplied with six pots and six soil discs all you need to get your herb garden up and running is water! Included are seeds to grow coriander, rocket, dill, chives, basil and a mystery herb.
Plant Theory - Zesty Herb Kit
This organic herb garden kit from Plant Theory contains the seeds to grow parsley, thyme, rosemary, basil and fennel alongside biodegradable bamboo pots. The kit also includes compost, plant labels and all of the instructions that you'll need to get growing right away.
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The Little Trees Seeds and Bees Company - Grow Your Own Herb Garden Pack
If you've already got all of the accessories needed to grow herbs, then this herb garden kit will be the right choice for you. Containing fifteen seed varieties, including the kitchen classics as well as sorrel, tarragon and chillis, this kit is a simple starter pack that would be perfect for use indoors and out.
For more general sets, take a look at our round-up of the best growing kits you can buy online.
Molly is the Gardens Illustrated's editorial and digital assistant. She has a roof garden and has her RHS level 2.