Growing houseplants is not difficult if you get the soil right. Indeed, most of the plant diseases and parasites attack are, one way or another, related to bad soil conditions (especially overwatering for indoor plants and herbs).

Choosing an OK soil is easy. However, if you want the best growth you should place your herbs in proper growing medium that presents the required areation and drainage requirement.

Do you know for instance that basil has totally different requirement from lavender for instance? This also applies to a large variety of plants as well.

Here a collection on the best soil for the most common herbs and houseplants based on my personal and other experts gardening experience:

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