11 Ways to Green Your Kitchen Slideshow

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Grow Your Own Herbs

Whether you put them on the windowsill or on a ledge, growing your own herbs will literally "green" your kitchen. But in the eco-friendly sense, having fresh herbs means that there is a constant and very local source of easy-to-grow ingredients like basil, cilantro, thyme, or rosemary for quick access whenever you need them. Toss herbs in spring and summer salads, flavor sauces, and use them to add a brightness to sandwiches or cocktails. Check out these tips for growing your own garden.