Do you like DIYs? Do you find DIYs exciting? DIYs in India use to be knitting, painting, making cards –just plain simple crafty things. Once I landed in the UK DIY store grabbed my attention. DIY is an interesting concept to some extent, I mean I enjoy making DIY gifts for Mr. Husband on his birthday or make my own books rack, or paint wood boards for photography but screwing tables or fitting tiles in the bathroom is not for me. I like creative stuff, I like using my brain and follow instructions that are written in the guide.
Other than making colorful items for home, I tried growing herbs and plants in the balcony. Just like BBQ, gardening is another thing that one MUST try atleast once in lifetime. I have planted seeds of oregano, basil, thyme in small pots and it is amazing how fragrant the balcony gets when they bloom completely. Back in India I never ever thought that I will grow some plant of herb in my home. Slowly I used bigger pots and grew aubergine and capsicum as well. But today I will share how to grow fenugreek/methi leaves at home?
This is very easy, you need not have fancy pots –just compost and methi seeds (that you already have in your kitchen). Last year I grew in leftover dabba that I had, I have grown in foil containers as well. No rocket science at all. Best part- it starts blooming in a 1 week. So do try this- indeed the best therapy. And you people in India, just plant it now because the climate is in your favor.
- Take any pot and fill 3/4 of it with compost.
- Take handful of fenugreek seeds and spread evenly.
- Water little, the compost should become moist.
- Just cover the seeds with compost and water again.
- Water every day- but never over-water. You need it to be moist and not water lodged.
- See the magic- in 1 week seeds will bloom to leaves.