Mason Jar Herbs – Chives

Mason Jar Chives

If you don’t have a lot of space but want to keep fresh herbs on hand try growing herbs in mason jars.  Look for mason jars at thrift stores and garage sales for a steal.

What you will need:

~ mason jars

~ potting soil

~ herbs from starts or start your own with herb seeds

~ a glass cutting drill bit and electric drill (recommended)

What to do:

~ first drill one or two holes into bottom of mason jar for drainage so herbs do not get water-logged.

~ fill jar 2/3 of the way up with potting soil

~ place sprouted herb in jar and fill remaining space with soil

~ water as directed on herb packaging

~ remember to control sun and shade periods for each herbs specific needs

And there you have it growing herbs in mason jars = space, time and money savings.

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