A well designed space includes function and design. As the home chef becomes more of an everyday reality there are a few things that we are finding need to be incorporated into the home kitchen. The number one thing has been a place for fresh herbs. I recently talked about living walls. These are great if you are ready for the big commitment especially if you build it into your cabinetry. There are some smaller ways to start. These smaller ways allow the home chef to dip their toes into the home garden without major changes to their homes. Here are some great ways to start.

Clean and simple white containers that can hang in groupings or by themselves.

Clean and simple white containers that can hang in groupings or by themselves.

A modern contemporary design.

A modern contemporary design.

Great hanging boxes for added texture.

Great hanging boxes for added texture.

A throw back design for the French country kitchen.

A throw back design for the French country kitchen.

A great starter kit

A great starter kit

Perfect for counters

Perfect for counters

So as you are watching your cooking shows realize you too can have fresh herbs that look great in the kitchen.