12 Best Indoor Herb Garden Kits

Grab one of these indoor herb garden kits and start growing thyme, basil, parsley and more, so you can snip some herbs right when you need them.

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February 16, 2021

Growing your own herbs indoors has many benefits — it's organic, fresher than storebought, can save you money and best of all, it's easy to do. No green thumb required! You can choose from several different indoor herb garden kits online, from all-in-one growing sets to hydroponic options. Shop our top indoor herb garden picks below.


Grow fresh herbs straight from a can. Each set comes with three 16-ounce cans, organic soil, three organic seed packets (basil, cilantro and mint) and a comprehensive growing guide.

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$25 - $100

You don’t have to be a gardening guru to get a windowsill full of thyme, mint and basil sprigs. Modern Sprout has thoughtfully outfitted each little glass container with a hydroponic system. On the outside, these kits are a minimalist vision, but the inside comes with a stainless steel net pot, organic seeds, a soilless growing medium, plant food and simple instructions for leafy success. Basically, all you have to do is add water.

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Each Spade To Fork herb starter kit contains five types of certified organic non-GMO seeds, including Italian basil, cilantro, parsley, sage and thyme, five OMRI-certified compostable peat pots, five OMRI-certified rich potting soil discs, five custom wood-burned plant markers and a 26-page growing guide. We especially love that Spade To Fork is family-owned and operated on a 65-acre farm in rural Oregon.

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Breathe a little life into your kitchen with this microgreens grower. Each grower comes with a Seattle Seed starter pack of soil and microgreen seeds to transform any home chef into an urban farmer, too.

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A great way to get your kids into gardening and cooking is through an indoor herb garden starter kit. In addition to everything you need to grow your own herbs, this kit also includes a reusable cotton drawstring bag, a small hand shovel and kid-friendly recipes.

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This herb garden starter kit comes with all the bells and whistles to grow fresh, aromatic herbs from your windowsill. Each kit includes a timber planter box, specialized soil discs, biodegradable coco coir pots, stylish bamboo labels and non-GMO seeds for Italian basil, cilantro and parsley.

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This 34-piece kit from Planter’s Choice takes all the guesswork out of planting herbs from seeds by guiding you every step of the way. You’ll get nine reusable pots, three nutrient-rich soil discs, nine bamboo markers and nine packets of premium seeds, including dill, basil, chives, thyme, parsley, oregano, cilantro, sage and mustard.

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This mini aquaponic tank demonstrates a closed-loop hydroponic system on your countertop or tabletop. The fish fertilizes the herbs on top, while the herbs filter and clean water in the fish tank below.

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The Click & Grow indoor garden works just like a capsule coffee machine but for plants. Instead of coffee pods, you'll get biodegradable plant pods that have seeds and nutrients inside so you could enjoy homegrown food all year long.

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$149.95 $100

This high-tech, small-space hydroponic system may be a little pricey, but it's worth every penny. It features an LED lighting system that fosters photosynthesis and plant growth even in dark rooms and winter. (Read HGTV editorial director and expert gardener Kelly Smith Trimble's review here.)

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This mountable growhouse nourishes low-to-bright light-loving plants without a wink of sunlight. An LED light with a built-in timer ensures your plants get just the right amount of TLC, plus there’s an app that lets you control all that glow on the go. Just add water, then let this magic box do its thing.

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$348 - $649

Lettuce Grow’s signature product, The Farmstand, is a self-watering, self-fertilizing hydroponic setup. Basically, plants grow in water instead of soil, nutrients are delivered via fertilizer in recirculating water and grow lights simulate sunlight when growing indoors. The Farmstand starts with a 3-foot-8-inch-tall base that holds water and a pump, with a hole for adding water and fertilizer and testing pH. You then add layers for planting six plants at a time. The entry-level option starts with 12 plants, then you can build up to 18, 24, 30 or 36 plants! (Read HGTV editorial director and expert gardener Kelly Smith Trimble's review here.)

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