The edible sweet potato vine provides winter greens when grown indoors during cold weather. For mid-winter fresh greens, sweet potato leaves can’t be beat.
Greenhouse growing is one kind of indoor gardening. But that’s not really what we’re talking about here.
There are a couple of reasons to consider growing food indoors, right inside your home. One is to produce some greens in the middle of winter when they’re otherwise scarce – or expensive. The second? Limited space. Apartment dwellers regularly lament their inability to plant a thriving garden without an outdoor space in which to do so. But there are ways to produce food, even in limited space.
By adopting some of these tactics, even urbanites can have a hand in growing some of their own food.
A windowsill herb garden makes fresh flavor convenient throughout the winter; it’s also a good option year round for apartment or condo dwellers.
When greens are in short supply, sunflower sprouts can fill in a need for greens, but they’re great in salads and sandwiches ANY time of year!
What you need to know about planting figs, fig tree care, & growing an indoor fig tree. The pretty tropical foliage & sweet harvest make them hard to beat.
Discover the best microgreens to grow as well as how to grow microgreens indoors with this handy guide to growing wintertime salads.
Try your hand at growing lettuce indoors! Eat fresh salad greens year round by adopting the idea of growing an inside garden. Perfect for city folks!
Learning how to grow bean sprouts & lentil sprouts at home can save you a bundle — it’s easy! Growing sprouts means fresh produce right in your kitchen!
Pineapples may be a novelty fruit, but you can grow one at home in a container. Here’s how to grow a pineapple plant from the crown instead of tossing it.
Growing Swiss chard in containers is a great way for urbanites to grow some greens. Of course, Swiss chard is a great addition to a full-sized garden, too.