Indoor vegetable garden: vegetables and fruits that are easy to grow at home –

Indoor vegetable garden: vegetables and fruits that are easy to grow at home

Do you want to grow organic fruits and vegetables with your own hands? We often think that only those who have a garden can have this opportunity. The problem is that 80% of the French population lives in cities. Suddenly impossible to grow your seeds in the ground … Of course there is the possibility to grow them on your balcony, but again, not everyone is lucky enough to have one. City dwellers, rest assured! You too can gardeners improvise and grow beautiful plants in your home without wasting too much space. And we assure you: creating and maintaining an indoor garden is within everyone’s reach. So you don’t have to be passionate about botany or have a green thumb to grow a few fresh fruits and vegetables all year round. Grandma gives you the secrets of a successful small indoor vegetable garden…without making a mistake!

What can you plant in an indoor vegetable garden?

growing tomato plants
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You would think that the choice is limited and that only herbs can grow here… On the contrary, there are many varieties that do not take up too much space and are compatible with growing in an apartment. By XXS fruits and vegetables that will not disturb your windowsills, we find for example: Rawa cucumbers, Miniboy tomatoes, Little Gem pumpkin or mini carrots Marché de Paris. You can also try:

Decorative and space-saving fruits and vegetables:

  • Cherry tomato stems
  • Radishes (they grow fast too)
  • allspice
  • Zucchini
  • Lettuce (whose leaves are cut if necessary and which grow back very quickly)
  • mini cabbage
  • Strawberries in columnar pots

Aromatic Herbs That Are Easy To Grow:

  • Basil
  • Chervil
  • Chives
  • Coriander
  • Peppermint
  • Parsley
  • Thyme

How do you maintain an indoor vegetable garden?

fresh grass
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You don’t have to choose a connected vegetable garden 3.0 at the forefront of modernity with LED lighting, telephone applications and technologies that water plants according to their needs! It is indeed easy to create an indoor vegetable garden. old with your little hands. The gardener just has to respect some basic rules gardening and do minimal maintenance (watering, nutrient supply, etc.).

  • Choose the ideal pierced container for your seedlings: container, planter, pot (deep if needed)
  • Thereafter provide clay balls on the bottom of planters, tubs and pots to aid plant drainage.
  • Also look for a light angle, sunny and ventilated for proper growth of your plants.
  • Luckily you don’t no pesticides and other chemical treatments needed. Pests and unwanted pests are less interested in the indoor vegetable garden than in the outdoor garden. And we also see less weeds so we don’t bother to weed!
  • The rest is up to you management of water or organic fertilizer needs. Inside, in the kitchen you will find many free fertilizers: eggshells, coffee grounds, banana peels, etc.

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