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The Best Edible Plants to Grow Indoors

by - May 19, 2020



More and more people around the world are looking for the best ways to start an indoor garden. 
Gardening for health: Having an indoor garden will provide your family with year-round produce. From herbs to vegetables and other edible plants, there are many options for you to grow edible food indoors.

Today I’m sharing the best edible plants to grow indoors as a means to inspire you to start a small indoor garden. One of the benefits of gardening indoor is to ensure your family can eat fresh all year round.


Scallions
These delicious little greens are a fabulous way to enjoy an added flavor in your favorite soup recipes and chili recipes. Scallions are easy to tend to and grow for beginner gardeners or anyone looking to start a successful indoor garden.

The Best Edible Plants to Grow Indoors

Radishes
The only tip I must tell you about growing radishes indoors is that you need a tall enough container to handle this root vegetable. Radishes don’t need a lot of sunshine, so you can easily opt to grow radishes in a shadier spot in your home.


Microgreens
Indoor garden options for microgreens include lettuce, fennel, beets, leeks, and celery. These microgreens will grow fast too. Within just 2-3 weeks you’ll be able to harvest your indoor garden microgreens for an added flavor to any salad or sandwich.

Potatoes
If you have enough space with your indoor garden, then you could opt to grow potatoes. While potatoes don’t need a lot of suns while they’re starting to grow, once they get larger, you’ll need to provide them with a sunny spot. Use a larger container as this is a root vegetable.

Herbs
The list of herbs you can grow in an indoor garden are endless. Basil, chives, cilantro, and others are all excellent herbs to grow in your indoor edible garden. Herbs can be dried to make your seasoning mixtures from scratch for flavorful food recipes at home.

Strawberries
You can opt to grow strawberries to have year-round fresh strawberries in your home. This fruit will grow well in hanging containers or regular planting pots. You’ll just want to make sure that your strawberries have ample drainage and a sunny spot for maximum growth in your indoor garden.

These are just some of the best edible plants to grow indoors. Having an indoor garden is a fabulous way to ensure your family eats healthy all year round regardless of what’s happening in the world or going on outdoors with the various weather patterns we’re seeing. 

Remember that you can grow your fresh edible food in an indoor garden all year round, so it’s best to learn how to can and store your fresh produce so that you can make the most out of your newfound love of having an indoor edible garden.


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