A great choice for your indoor vegetable garden
Do you consent to the fact that home cultivated veggies are healthier and tastier? Yes, we all know that. It is very popular nowadays to grow vegetables indoors which is a very good way to obtain healthy and fresh vegetables but the main question arises; how to grow vegetables indoors? Almost every person thinks to grow vegetables indoors and have their own indoor vegetable garden as it provides you year-round access to all season’s vegetables but they are not fortunate enough to implement this. Sometimes their procedure is not feasible for cultivating the vegetables or sometimes their choice of plants is not right. Let’s see some of these vegetables and their methods of cultivation.
It’s very easy to grow indoor veggies like peppers as they only need a sunny spot in your house and a big container with a plenty of space. To add this to your indoor vegetable garden you should provide it with a plentiful supply of water of about 4 gallons!
Radish is one of the simplest vegetables which become ready in just a few days. They only need a small trough which is not very wide with small holes at the bottom for drainage purposes. Plant the seeds into the soil filled trough only under a thin layer of soil. On the other hand they need to be placed in a well-lighted area with moist soil.
This veggie also known as scallions does not require any seeds to cultivate them. You just need to plant the bulb, which is at the bottom of scallion, in the soil and they start growing. A small container is required and it needs to be placed in a sunny place. Furthermore, while harvesting keep in mind to reap them only when they are almost six inches long.
To plant this indoor herb, first buy seeds or arrange starter plants. Put them in a pot. Pot should be deep and large. Now place some soil and inside it, put the seeds or starter in it. Some precautions should be kept in mind. There should be plenty of sunlight and the soil should not be dry. So constant watering at regular basis is required. While harvesting, do not snip all the leaves of mint from one plant. Leave at least two leaves in one plant.
Lettuce is a cool season and one of the easiest vegetables to grow indoors that requires minimum care. All it needs; standard potting soil, a little water, well drained soil and a lot of sunlight. It is rich in taste and vitamins A content.
Mushrooms are rich in fiber, vitamin C and full of antioxidants. You can grow mushrooms indoors in a bag of special compost with mushroom spawn. For cultivation and successful growth of mushrooms keep the growing medium damp.
Tomatoes are a best choice to add them into your indoor vegetable garden. These container veggies need to be planted in a medium sized pot of 8 to 10 inches. Fill the pot with the soil and plant the seed into one quarter of an inch into the soil. The seed takes almost 8 to 12 days to germinate and needs to be watered regularly and placed in the sunlight during this period. When the tomatoes become red and soft, they are ready to be used.
Basil is the simplest type of herb which is planted through seeds or starter plant. Size of the pot should be no less than four inches along with drainage holes. Sunlight is needed with a combo of warm temperature for basil to nourish nicely. In hot days, water the plant daily. Otherwise water in such way so as the soil does not get dry. When the height of the basil reaches to six inches, start trimming it. In this way, the plant will become bushier and the yield will become faster.
Coriander is the seed for planting Cilantro. Starter plants can also be used for growing food indoors. Put soil inside the container, such that the top two inches of the pot are not filled. Put the seeds (coriander in this case) or starter plant inside the soil and water it. One extra effort is to be done to grow cilantro. After watering, wrap the pot with plastic using rubber bands. Once the seeds are germinated, remove the plastic. The process of germination will take few days. Keep the pot in sunlight and water it regularly.
Planting ginger is the easiest one. No seeds are required. Simply, take a piece of ginger and press it inside the soil of container. The orientation of the ginger chunk should be such that he fresh buds should be facing the upper side. The soil should be kept moist, receiving indirect sunlight.
Medium sized garlic, with sufficient cloves, a large pot (the bigger the better) and soil is needed to grow garlic at home. A well ventilated spot with sunlight is needed. Take the coves and press the, in soil individually, the pointed side facing upwards. Water the plant not making it soggy. Enjoy the garlic at home 24/7.
Growing potatoes indoor requires you to use all of your indoor vegetable gardeningskills. They need a slightly bigger pot and should be placed into a plenty of sunlight. Moreover, you will need to water it every day to enjoy fresh potatoes at your home.