There are many different varieties of herbs you can grow in your home garden, many of which due great in shallow pots. You can grow them whether you live in a house with a small yard or in an apartment. Herbs are versatile and you can use them fresh or dry them out.
The root depth of herbs will vary based on the variety, however, most will grow to be three to 12 inches long, with some growing up to 18 inches. Due to this, most varieties will do well in shallow pots, allowing you to easily grow different varieties of herbs.
Herbs grown in shallow pots need to be watered more often than ones grown in garden beds. If growing them on a windowsill, be sure to choose one that gets plenty of sun, around five to six hours at least.