Now that the veggie growing season has arrived, we wanted to feature some of the best veggies to grow indoors. This list of ideas will help you grow food inside, regardless of what the weather is like outdoors.
Of course, you’ll need some supplies for growing veggies inside. These supplies include a grow light, buckets, containers, and soil. You’ll need other supplies as your veggies grow larger, too!
The best veggies to grow indoors are featured below with a few tips or suggestions that we received from the best of the best gardeners all over the internet.
These veggies will need a deeper bucket with deep soil for the best growth. The container should be placed in a location that allows for at least 12 hours of light per day.
Any herbs grown indoors will need to have about 12-16 hours of light. This means you’ll want to get a grow light that will supply the herbs with adequate light. Herbs can grow in small containers.
Scallions are also known as green onions and can be easily grown indoors. You can use seeds or replant the scallions from the bottom of a store-bought onion.
Since hot peppers are self-pollinating they do well indoors. They need at least 14-20 hours of light per day. Your hot peppers will need to be grown in a container that’s at least 8 inches tall.
Leafy Salad Greens
Spinach, kale, and arugula are the easier leaf salad greens to grow in a container inside, but other leafy salad greens will grow. You need to get the temperature around 60 degrees Fahrenheit with about 12 hours of light per day.
Sweet and regular potatoes are easily grown indoors with a container. The container must be wide and tall, but they do sell some potato container gardening options online to make this process easier.
There you have it, the best veggies to grow indoors. Each of these veggies is an excellent way to start using gardening as a form of exercise and learning how to be more self-sufficient to feed your family for the long run.
No more worrying about produce or other supply chain issues with food in regular markets! You’ll be able to have delicious food that’s healthy and ready to eat with these tips that allow you to grow veggies indoors.