If you have a passion in gardening, then you must feel bored and miserable in your tiny apartment. If you think outside of the box of how you can make your hobby into a reality, then indoor gardening might have crossed your mind.
Indoor gardening is now the solution of most gardeners to practice their love for gardening even with limited space.Gardening doesn’t only provide you fresh crops but also creates a healthy and natural ambiance to your interiors.
Here are some helpful tips before you embark on your task of creating your own indoor garden.
Preparing Your Vegetable Container
You can use wooden planks for this task. You can construct it depending on the length of the area where you wish to place the plants.
You can create three sets if you are planning to grow at least three kinds of vegetables. Then fill it up with soil. Make sure your soil is in good condition. Then carefully place your seedlings on each of the container.
Make sure that they receive enough sunlight and water for survival. Also make sure that your containers have drainage holes so the excess water will not accumulate inside and damage the soil.
Make Use of the Available Space
Don’t be frustrated if you don’t have the large yard you need for your plants. Maximize the space available by making your plants grow upward. Since you are restricting your roots to grow further, then they need more attention and care as well as water and nutrients.
There are countless choices of containers you can use for your plants. Baskets, boxes, plastic bags, clay pots and buckets can be a turned to a garden.
One advantage of using container is no grass or weeds will likely invade the soil of your plants. Tomatoes grow best in containers while you can place eggplants, peppers and cucumbers in your patio or terrace.
You can also cultivate herbs in your small apartment. Aside from its culinary benefits, herbs are excellent natural medicines. They have more minerals, vitamins and beta carotene than vegetables.
Indoor gardening does not consume much of your time. Just placing them in area where they can receive sunlight and provide them their needed water and nutrients, and they will likely survive in your apartment.
Indoor gardening does not only provide home-grown vegetables but also enhances the aesthetic of your interiors. Use your creativity in order to turn your hobby to a real indoor garden.