The Indoor Vegetable Garden

The Indoor Vegetable Garden

Laure Joliet
May 6, 2009

Have you been lamenting your lack of outdoor space to grow a garden in? Did you think you might be stuck with indoor plants and never realize your dream of a vegetable garden? Well don't fear, at least one person has been able to grow tomatoes inside their home, using a sunny windowsill and no doubt some TLC:

We found this image on Flickr and elt totally inspired. Normally tomatoes need lots and lots of light and a nice deep pot for them to grow their roots down into (you can go smaller if you're growing cherry tomatoes). We've had some trouble even on a balcony, but this gives us hope. So if you're short on outdoor space but you have some room around a bright window, this could be you. Plus we'r sort of into the whole vine on the inside of the window aspect. It offers privacy and a nice green filter.

If you're interested in growing an indoor vegetable garden, start with a bright south facing window and a container planted with tomatoes. Make sure not to overwater. If those are doing well and you want more: herbs do well or you can try some root vegetables. Has anyone grown veggies inside the house with any luck?

(Image: Flickr member Kevin Lawver licensed for use under Creative Commons)

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