9 Plants Perfect For Your Indoor Garden This Winter•
Posted on November 06 2019
Once Spring ends, it’s common to think that your garden can’t be as productive.
While it’s true that your plants’ growth may slow as temperatures drop outside, this doesn’t mean that you must halt your gardening efforts completely.
One of the easiest ways to work around the winter weather is by planting an indoor garden! The key to growing successfully indoors is threefold:
- Ensuring you have enough light hitting your plants, whether it’s natural or synthetic (grow lights).
- Planting in large enough containers.
- Selecting the right plants.
While we can only do so much to help you with numbers one and two above, we can lead you in the right direction with number three by suggesting the following plants for your indoor winter garden.
Loose-leaf lettuce varieties like Black Seeded Simpson and Tom Thumb are the most suitable for indoor growing.
Not to mention they thrive in cooler temperatures resulting in flavorful leaves your tastebuds will love!
Spinach varieties can be broken down by flavor: savory, semi-savory or smooth leafed. It all depends on which type you prefer to plant.
You'll also want to keep in mind your indoor growing environment (humidity, temperature, etc.) when selecting the spinach type as growing conditions vary by plant variety.
Chives are one of the easiest plants to grow indoors during winter because they tolerate temperature fluctuations better than most.
There are two main varieties of chives, both of which require similar growing conditions: Common Chives and Garlic Chives.
As a fragrant herb used in a number of culinary dishes, growing Thyme indoors is a definite perk so you can have this flavorful plant right at your fingertips.
Just as easy to grow as chives, oregano is a great choice for indoor growing, especially for the inexperienced gardener.
Like many of the plants listed above, lavender is low maintenance. It will grow best in a cooler room avoiding any blasts of hot air that may come from a heater.
Whether you decide to grow your cabbage from seed or as a starter, rest assured that this green veggie will grow successfully indoors when given the proper growing conditions.
You may think tomatoes can only grow in the Spring and Summer, but you can enjoy a fresh tomato harvest during Winter, too!
However, unlike leafy green veggies, you will need to keep your indoor temperatures slightly warmer (at least 65° F).
Depending on how much space you have, you'll want to plant a pepper variety suitable to the growing conditions in your home or greenhouse.
Bell peppers are great for those with ample space, while dwarf chilis are a good selection for limited space.
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