DIY Teacup Herb Garden


Brew a cup of herbal tea with herbs harvested from these teacup gardens. You can grow these little herb gardens on a sunny indoor windowsill.
Potting Soil
All-purpose Liquid Plant Food
Electric Drill
1/8-inch Ceramic Tile Bit
(1) 3-inch Pot Lemon Thyme
(1) 3-inch Pot Stevia
(1) 3-inch Pot Scented Geranium
(1) 3-inch Pot Lemon Balm
(1) 3-inch Pot Thyme
(1) 3-inch Pot Peppermint
  • Choose decorative teacups at least 6 inches in diameter. Look for these at craft, discount, or home décor stores.
  • Drill a hole through the bottom of each teacup for drainage.
  • Fill the cups 2/3 full with potting soil.
  • Plant the lemon thyme, stevia and scented geranium in one pot and the lemon balm, thyme and pepper mint in the other pot.
  • Fill between the plants with more soil, firmly pressing it in.
  • Water the container with a mixture of water and an all-purpose fertilizer. Dilute the fertilizer according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Place in a sunny location.
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