Olivia Chen

EGGLING: Grow Your Own Herbs!

by , 03/21/09

kitchen gardening, herb gardening, herbs for kitchen, kitchen goods, home goods, eco design, garden products, egg plant, branch home, inhabitat shop

The adjective cute doesn’t usually cross our minds when it comes to kitchen gardening — but that certainly changed when we saw these egg-shaped containers sprouting green leafy specimens. Called an eggling for the shape of its container, each little ceramic egg is shipped whole — requiring its owner to lightly crack open the top to create an opening for the plant to grow through. Seeds available are basil, cactus, red pepper, mint, strawberry, or lavender. Containers are roughly 2.25 inches tall and 2 inches in diameter and rest in a terra cotta dish — making them small enough to fit snugly on a windowsill or in a cozy corner of your desk. We recommend getting yours at the Inhabitat Shop now so you can begin growing herbs for spring!

$12 from Branch

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2 Comments

  1. jacklyn March 24, 2009 at 5:13 pm

    i had the mint and loved having it at my desk at work until i transplanted it to the garden!

  2. crackgerbal March 24, 2009 at 4:38 pm

    Saw another blog on this. I think its a good way to avoid buying small pots for plants.

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