Jun 11, Indoor Herb Plant Garden in Flower Pots by Window Sill Start basil from seeds and place the pots in a south-facing window; it likes lots of sun. May 18, Then keep the growing season going all year by starting an indoor herb garden! Even if you have little experience with plants or very little. Using Mason jars (or other recycled jars) for growing herbs is a no-muss, no-fuss solution when transplanting herbs or starting from scratch. Follow the steps.