If you've ever lamented the fact that you wish you could grow your own herbs, greens and yes, even tomatoes, lament no longer. We've rounded up a handful of nifty little kitchen gardens that prove all you need is a sunny patch and a windowsill (and sometimes not even the windowsill) to get growing.
Forget expensive planters and pots and elaborate "indoor gardening systems". Really, all you need are some containers (repurposed is cool!) and someplace to put them, as these five gardens show.
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Looking for more tips on starting an indoor garden? There are many (many!) posts on the subject. Here's what the search phrases "kitchen garden"
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(Images: As cited in the original posts above)