Home gardening in an apartment

Growing vegetables indoor

Don`t be upset if you don't have a garden of your own or a household plot with homemade vegetables. At least 5 types of vegetables and aromatic plants can be grown on a cozy windowsill.

What a pleasure it is in cold autumn and frosty winter to try fresh greens or useful tea supplements. Take into account the 5 products listed below "from the windowsill" and buy pots fast.

Green onion

It is important that greens are in the diet all year round. Therefore, if you are faced with a choice of what to plant in the first place in your "home garden" - feel free to choose an onion! Green onions increase immunity, strengthen blood vessels, and also help against colds. It can be added to soups, salads and garnishes.

To grow this product, all you have to do is simply place the bulb in a glass jar with a little water, preferably on a windowsill.


In the cold season, ginger is an excellent natural remedy for colds and flu. It is recommended to add it to tea along with lemon wedges.

To grow ginger at home, it is enough to soak a piece of fresh and smooth ginger root in water for several days so that it takes root, and then plant it in a pot or box with soil, so that the roots are at the top. Note that this plant loves a moist, light and warm place.


Garlic in winter is simply an irreplaceable product that will protect you from diseases and eliminate the need to buy medicines at the pharmacy. It contains the component allicin, which directly blocks the entry of viral bacteria into the body. It is also an excellent sanitizer and excellently lowers blood cholesterol levels.

Growing garlic at home is very simple. Take one or two cloves with roots and stick them into the ground, and then place the plant in a warm and bright place.


Although such a crop is short-lived, it is very abundant, and you can take care of it not so long. Growing lettuce at home is so easy that you can even put soil in a regular bag.

All you need is regular soil that you use for houseplants, a light space, and water for irrigation.


In winter, you can place an incredible hotbed of herbs on the windowsill: parsley, dill, basil, thyme, rosemary, mint, cumin, lemon balm. They are not only useful, but also beautiful, and also smell very nice, so they can not only successfully complement your winter diet, but also replace indoor plants.

Remember to soak the grass seeds before planting, and until the shoots have sprouted, do the watering very carefully so as not to overdo it. If your herbs do not grow for a long time, you can give them additional lighting.

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