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Top 5 Edible Plants to Grow in Your Home

Chesapeake Tenant Trimming Indoor HerbsIf you like growing fruits and vegetables, a small yard or lack of space shouldn’t stop you from doing so. There are several edible plants that you can grow right inside your Chesapeake rental home or apartment! Edible plants offer both natural beauty and delicious vegetables or herbs to use in your cooking. They are also reasonably easy to grow indoors if you’ve got a little time and a sunny spot near a window, patio, or balcony. To get your edible indoor garden started, we will take a gander at a few plants that thrive in a pot or planter.

1. Strawberries

One of the best choices for your indoor edible garden is a strawberry plant. Although most strawberry plants that grow outdoors commonly require a lot of space, other types are more compact and perfect for container gardening. Strawberry plants look awesome in hanging pots or freestanding containers, and they generate both lovely flowers and tasty fruit.

2. Peppers

There are numerous varieties of both hot and sweet peppers that are suitable to grow indoors. For example, jalapenos and other ordinary hot peppers can grow well next to other edible indoor plants. On the other hand, if you prefer sweet peppers, search for types that are intended to grow in containers.

3. Tomatoes

Tomatoes are one more great option for your indoor garden. Just be certain to choose determinate tomato plant varieties, which seem to be smaller plants while still producing some of the most excellent tomatoes you’ll ever taste. Regardless of whether you opt for cherry tomatoes or a variety big enough to slice, growing tomatoes in your rental home is not complicated.

4. Lettuce

Easy to grow, lettuce commonly grows in cooler weather, making it an ideal option for an indoor garden. Furthermore, lettuce tends to grow quickly from seed, so you’ll be eating a garden-fresh salad or garnish as soon as possible.

5. Herbs

In case you don’t have enough space or are planning to start your indoor garden with the basics, growing herbs is a good choice. Many herbs need just a windowsill to thrive, and fresh herbs taste amazing in any dish. Begin by planting basil, mint, or thyme in small pots or a container. Each one of these herbs is uncomplicated to grow and takes relatively little space.

Finally, your indoor garden can be as simple or as ambitious as you’d like – and as space will allow. But with so many great options, you’ll be sure to satisfy your green thumb with an indoor garden.

 

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