The Best Indoor Garden Ideas for Bringing the Great Outdoors Inside

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Vegetable gardens, patio planters, and flower beds undoubtedly add appeal to any home and make for some really fun hobbies. But if you just don’t have the space, you can’t go wrong with curating your own indoor garden.

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To bring some greenery into your home and experience all the benefits different plants and flowers have to offer, check out these ideas to get started.

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1. Similarly Sized Collection

Use a small cluster of mid-sized plants to help take up awkward blank space.

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2. Outdoor-Indoor
Hybrid Garden

A half-and-half garden helps blend the inside and out, making your home feel even bigger.

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3. Eclectic Indoor Garden

Mixing and matching plants and pots makes for a visually interesting display for anywhere in your home.

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4. Hanging Herb Garden

Your dinners will seem even tastier with a fresh herb garden at your fingertips.

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5. Indoor Garden Closet

Commandeer a set of shelves or closet for your indoor garden.

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6. Small Terrarium Garden

A few glass display cases and a handful of your favorite air plants or succulents is all it takes to form a mini plant world.

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7. Colorful Hanging Garden

Plant hammocks and a variety of leafy friends can make a fun statement in any room.

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8. Mini Succulent Garden

Create a mini succulent collection that still adds a boost of greenery but takes up little room in your home.

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9. Floating Shelf Garden

You can place plants based on their light preferences, or even rotate them as needed to keep them healthy.

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10. Unique Indoor Garden

For a splash of personality and color, arrange your plants around and inside your non-working or faux fireplace.

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11. Indoor Greenhouse

Adding a few fronds and leaves to a mudroom or laundry room space instantly gives it greenhouse vibes.

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12. Kitchen Garden

While herbs are popular for kitchen gardens, they’re by no means the only plants that can thrive in your cook space.

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13. Bathroom Indoor Garden

A bathroom can be a glorious location for plants, whether you stack a few on a shelf, hang one from the ceiling, or drape one from the shower head.

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14. Indoor Cactus Garden

Terracotta pots and cacti are a simple but striking display when wall-mounted in cutout shelves.

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15. Wall of Plant Cuttings

If you’ve amassed cuttings of your favorite plants, hang them in a chic wall display until they’re ready to be repotted.

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