Winter is the time to
get gardening. We all get the winter blues. With today's food scares
and GMO plants, it's nice to know where your food comes from.
Many people think they can't plant gardens in their home. This just
isn't true. An outside garden your goal is to grow a lot of crops to
put up for later use. The indoor garden is more for every day, or once
a week use, so it doesn't have to be large, or produce nearly as much.
What can you Grow in an
If you have room for a cat litter box, you have room for an indoor lettuce garden
Use a nice winter mix that can handle a bit less light and cooler
temperatures. In just a few weeks you will have a sustainable supply of
Lettuces growing inside
under the window
Take a window box and plant hanging
. I like grapes and strawberries for an
indoor garden as they are pretty and produce for a period of time.
also a good house plant. Rather then house plants you can't eat, start
thinking in terms of what you can use in your pots. You will soon be
amazed at what you can grow.
Strawberries and Herbs
growing Indoors under Growlights
In the fall I buy a starter mushroom
from Fungi Perfect. They are very easy to grow. Then,
in the spring, I transplant them outside. Over the years I have added
12 kinds of mushrooms to my yard that have maintained themselves for
years, some as long as 20yrs and are still going.
Shitake Mushroom Kits
It's not hard to spend those cold winter days gardening in a warm
house. The hardest part is picking out what you want to grow.
resident homestead blogger from One
Wanderings Homestead Blog
What a wonderful
article on having an indoor garden by Gypsy! It certainly inspires me
to start growing a couple of things inside too! And what an excellent
idea regarding transplanting the mushrooms outside in the fall!
I thought that I would also add to this article. On our Facebook Page
one of our readers wrote in and asked us if you could grow tomatoes
. Our reply can be found
Happy indoor gardening! With the big freeze this winter, it is not too
late to start growing some greens and vegetables inside your homes. We
hope you start your indoor gardens soon!
New! CommentsDo you have something of value to add? Leave me a comment in the box below.