You don’t have to have a lot of space to start a garden, but it’s important to know what you have to work with before you get started. You will need to assess how much room you actually have before you get down to business, and you will also want to decide what types of herbs and vegetables you want to grow. This will determine the right type of light that you need to grow your own indoor garden.
- If you want to garden but don’t have a good yard, consider gardening indoors
- Gardening can give you something to do during quarantine, and benefit your mental health as well
- Consider some of these good vegetables and herbs to grow indoors, or grow from food scraps.
“Since natural light can be a challenge while growing indoors, Myers recommends choosing plants that can tolerate a bit of shade, such as leaf lettuce, spinach, arugula, and kale. These greens take around 45 days to reach maturity—meaning you can have a fresh salad in a month and a half”