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Top 5 Edible Plants to Grow in Your Home

Chubbuck Tenant Trimming Indoor HerbsIf you love growing fruits and vegetables, don’t let a small yard or lack of space stop you. There are numerous edible plants that you can grow right inside your Chubbuck rental home or apartment! Edible plants provide both natural beauty and delicious vegetables or herbs to use in your cooking. They are also relatively simple to grow indoors if you have some time and a sunny spot near a window, patio, or balcony. To get your edible indoor garden started, let’s look closely at some plants that grow well in a pot or planter.

1. Strawberries

One ideal choice for your indoor edible garden is a strawberry plant. Even though several strawberry plants that grow outdoors usually require a lot of space, a few varieties are more compact and perfect for container gardening. Strawberry plants look beautiful in hanging pots or freestanding containers and produce both attractive flowers as well as sweet fruit.

2. Peppers

There are a few varieties of both hot and sweet peppers that are not difficult to grow indoors. For instance, jalapenos and other common hot peppers can grow nicely together with other edible indoor plants. Otherwise, if you prefer sweet peppers, search for assortments that are intended to grow in containers.

3. Tomatoes

Tomatoes are one more great option for your indoor garden. Just don’t forget to purchase determinate tomato plant varieties, which are smaller plants while still producing some of the greatest tomatoes you’ll ever consume. Regardless of whether you choose cherry tomatoes or a variety large enough to slice, growing tomatoes in your rental home are not difficult.

4. Lettuce

Easy to grow, lettuce tends to grow in cooler weather, which makes it another ideal option for an indoor garden. What’s more, lettuce tends to grow quickly from seed, which means you’ll be able to enjoy a garden-fresh salad or garnish in no time.

5. Herbs

If you don’t have extra space or like to begin your indoor garden with the basics, growing herbs is a perfect choice. Numerous herbs need only a windowsill to grow, and fresh herbs taste remarkable in any dish. To begin with, consider planting basil, mint, or thyme in small pots or a container. Every one of these herbs is not difficult to grow and doesn’t occupy a lot of space.

Finally, your indoor garden can be as easy or as impressive as you want – and as space will allow. However, with such countless incredible choices, you’ll be sure to satisfy your green thumb with an indoor garden.


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