7 Vegetables You Can Easily Grow Indoors

The chilly temperatures and the bad weather may have put an end to the outdoor

gardening for now, but this doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a thriving harvest.

There are many options to grow healthy and happy vegetables inside your home.

The key is to pick the right greenery and location and you will get fresh and tasty

food during the winter.

These easy-to-grow edibles are great for conservatories, balconies and windowsills.

1. Tomatoes

7 Vegetables You Can Easily Grow Indoors

These easily raised plants will love the sunny windowsills.

You can sow tomatoes from seeds or plantlets.

Pendant varieties such a Tumbler tomatoes will grow best in window boxes and

hanging baskets.

For cordon varieties like Sweet Million you can use canes or you can string them in

the conservatory, where they will provide you with delicious tomatoes for several months.

2. Salad Leaves
7 Vegetables You Can Easily Grow Indoors

The leafy veggies are suitable for almost any home environment.

As long as they live in a cool and shady area with enough moisture, they will be growing well.

Salad greens are an ideal choice for beginner gardeners.

You can choose from a wide variety of crunchy leafy vegetables like spinach, arugula, iceberg,

and red leaf.

Plant the seeds or starter planters in a container box with a good drainage and water regularly.

3. Carrots and Radishes

7 Vegetables You Can Easily Grow Indoors

Root veggies require more soil depth that you can offer at home.

Luckily, there are some spices that don’t root very deeply and are appropriate for indoors


Baby carrots and round radishes are easy to grow in boxes, pots, pans and troughs.

4. Spring Onions
7 Vegetables You Can Easily Grow Indoors

Spring onions are another amazing addition to your home garden.

These perennials can be planted all year around and need minimal space.

You can even put them in a jar with water.

With a bit of potting soil, a handful of rock minerals and organic conditioner you will have

an endless supply of spring onion.

5. Avocado

7 Vegetables You Can Easily Grow Indoors

Although, it‘s technically a fruit, avocado is often paired up with other veggies in different


The green plant is very attractive not only because it’s rich in nutrients and minerals, but

also because it is easy to grow.

Avocado planting can be done in two ways – from seed or a tree.

Keep the greenery in a moderately warm and humid place.

Since avocado is a shallow-rooted plant, it needs good aeration.

6. Mushrooms

7 Vegetables You Can Easily Grow Indoors
Lazy gardeners, this one is for you!

Mushrooms are probably the easiest crop to plant at home.

All you need to do is to establish the right indoors condition and watch them grow.

You can use prepared bags with special compost and spawn.

Place it in a dark spot such as an attic, basement or cupboard and water generously.

If you don’t want to buy a starter kit, you make your own compost.

Mix a straw and purchased activator in a sterile plastic bucket or other clean container.

As the heat slowly dies, the mixture will turn into compost, where you will put the spawn.

7. Herbs

7 Vegetables You Can Easily Grow Indoors

Growing herbs at home is not hard and offers various benefits.

You will have fresh ingredients for flavouring your dishes and some plant life around home.

Some of the most popular herbs are rosemary, mint, thyme, basil and parsley.

Each of these can be sown in a pot on the windowsill in order to get as much sunlight as possible.


Have you grown fruits, vegetables or herbs in your home?

What have you grown?

How has experience been?

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