Has anyone had experience with growing their own herbs inside the house?
I was reminded the other day that cilantro is the plant part of the herb that produces coriander, the seeds. Once upon a time, I grew coriander in a mixed flower and herb garden by the back steps of the house where I grew up. Along with a few other things, like mint and parsley.
The biggest thing I remember is how disgusting and long-lasting was the smell imbued in my fingers by handling the coriander seeds.
At that point I’d never heard of cilantro, nor had I eaten anything that could seriously be considered Mexican food. Not unless you count tacos from Jack in the Box before they all closed around here. Even Taco Bell was, around that time, a rapidly growing company spreading west to east like wildfire, expected to be so huge that its stock was supposed to be a great investment.
Remembering the herb growing experiment made me think of growing them inside. Thus the question…