Simple Steps For Creating A Robust Indoor Garden
Birds & Blooms|October/November 2019
Grow garden-fresh ingredients year-round.
Niki Jabbour

Go ahead and keep on gardening even after cool autumn weather officially arrives. Many edibles, such as tomatoes and strawberries, can be grown indoors all winter long. Follow these simple steps for creating a robust indoor garden.

LIGHT IS ESSENTIAL

“If you are going to invest time, effort and money into indoor growing, quality supplemental lighting should be your No. 1 priority,” says Leslie Halleck, the author of Gardening Under Lights: The Complete Guide for Indoor Growers. “Tomatoes and peppers need the equivalent of full sun conditions indoors, for a long enough duration, to provide meaningful harvests.”

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