Amanda Shiffler

Amanda Shiffler

With an M.Sc. degree in agronomy and over a decade of experience gardening, Amanda combines her plant knowledge and knack for writing to share what she knows and loves.

Most comfortable with soil under her fingernails, Amanda has an enthusiasm for gardening, agriculture, and all things plant related. With an M.Sc. degree in agronomy and over a decade of experience gardening, she combines her plant knowledge and knack for writing to share what she knows and loves.

Amanda has written 44 articles for Herbs at Home.

Written by Amanda

How to grow dill indoors

October 15, 2021 Read -->

How to grow mint indoors

October 13, 2021 Read -->

How to grow cilantro indoors

October 01, 2021 Read -->

How to pick the best pot for growing herbs

August 27, 2021 Read -->

How to grow avocados indoors

August 16, 2021 Read -->

How to grow St. John’s Wort indoors

April 14, 2021 Read -->

How to grow stevia indoors

April 09, 2021 Read -->

13 most aromatic herbs to grow

March 12, 2021 Read -->

How to grow Rosemary indoors

March 04, 2021 Read -->

How to effectively treat and avoid indoor garden pests

August 25, 2020 Read -->

15 rare herbs you should consider growing in your garden

June 16, 2020 Read -->

Everything you need to know about liquid seaweed fertilizer

January 16, 2020 Read -->

What is root rot: How to identify, treat, and prevent

January 09, 2020 Read -->

How to grow Bay Laurel indoors: Everything you need to know to get started

January 07, 2020 Read -->

How to plant, grow, and harvest chervil indoors

December 12, 2019 Read -->

How to grow catnip: The complete guide

December 05, 2019 Read -->

What you need to know to grow herbs indoors during winter

November 21, 2019 Read -->

How to test the pH of soil in 4 ways

November 05, 2019 Read -->

The complete guide to growing savory indoors

November 04, 2019 Read -->

Houseplant mold: Identify, remove, and prevent unwanted mold on indoor plants

October 24, 2019 Read -->

Why herbs bolt and how to stop it

October 24, 2019 Read -->

The ultimate guide to composting at home

October 01, 2019 Read -->

Vermiculite: Uses for growing plants, safety, and comparison to Perlite

September 12, 2019 Read -->

What is perlite good for? Uses, types, and comparing growing media

August 29, 2019 Read -->

What is coconut coir? Everything you need to know about this growing media

August 29, 2019 Read -->

Peat moss: Growing benefits, uses, and comparison to Coco Coir

August 01, 2019 Read -->

How to grow fresh lettuce indoors: 4 common types

July 23, 2019 Read -->

Your guide to the best indoor lighting for growing herbs

July 16, 2019 Read -->

The ultimate guide to the best growing media for indoor herbs

July 16, 2019 Read -->

Grow sage indoors: Supplies, methods, and tips

July 16, 2019 Read -->

The 12 easiest herbs to grow for the first time

July 01, 2019 Read -->

How to sterilize soil: The ultimate guide for every treatment

July 01, 2019 Read -->

Thai Basil: Uses, flavor profile and how to grow indoors

June 12, 2019 Read -->

How to grow and care for watercress indoors

June 03, 2019 Read -->

Fertilizer for herbs: Benefits, types, and how to fertilize

May 29, 2019 Read -->

How and when to prune your herbs

May 21, 2019 Read -->

The best herbs to grow in low light

May 01, 2019 Read -->

How to group indoor herbs together for the best results

April 04, 2019 Read -->

The beginner’s guide to start growing microgreens

March 06, 2019 Read -->

How to grow the best herbs indoors

March 05, 2019 Read -->

5 most flavorful microgreens you need to try today

February 21, 2019 Read -->

How to grow lavender indoors

February 13, 2019 Read -->

How to grow lemongrass indoors

January 23, 2019 Read -->

How to grow basil indoors

January 23, 2019 Read -->