Marjoram is a super popular herb that can be easily grown in your garden or your kitchen, and can add a depth of flavor to a multitude of dishes! Keep reading to learn how to grow marjoram indoors with this easy to follow gardening guide! There are three varieties of marjoram you can grow: sweet marjoram, pot marjoram, and wild marjoram (AKA oregano). Marjoram are tender perennials, but are usually treated as annuals since freezing temperatures can really harm the herb.
How to Grow Marjoram
- Start seeds indoors either in late winter or early spring.
- Push seeds just below the soil surface.
- If you're growing outdoors, transplant the herbs outdoors once all danger of frost has passed.
- Whether you're growing indoors or outdoors, marjoram loves full sun.
- Plant in well draining soil.
- Marjoram requires little care and is one of the best plants for beginner gardeners.
- Water it once a week, but if you do forget, it's perfectly okay since marjoram is drought-tolerant.
Harvesting & Drying Marjoram Herbs:
- Pick the shoots just before the flowers begin to open.
- This will ensure you'll get the best flavor.
- Bundle the marjoram droppings and hang them upside down in a dark, dry, well-ventilated area.
So now that you know how to grow marjoram indoors and outdoors, it's time to roll up your sleeves and get to planting!
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