6 Delicious Edibles You Can Grow Indoors All Winter

6 Delicious Edibles You Can Grow Indoors All Winter

Towards the end of the fall season, there’s a scramble to wind up the gardening chores. But even as the temperature dips, you can continue your food generating enterprise by shifting the venue indoors.
Most homes are heated to a comfortably warm temperature range of 65 to 75F during winter. This is ideal for growing many vegetables, so the winter cold is not as much of an issue here as low-light conditions. Your choice would be limited unless you provide sufficient grow lights to imitate the sunny outdoors.
As a general rule, leafy vegetables can manage with much less light than root vegetables. Fruiting vegetables such as tomatoes and eggplants need more light to ensure a good yield.
Try growing some of the following edibles indoors to ward off the winter blues and get your gardening fix this-year.

1.Spinach.
Out in the garden, spinach does best in partial shade and gives a continuous supply of leaves. The same can be replicated indoors by growing it near a window where it will get 3-4 hours of sunlight. Select a cool spot since spinach has a tendency to bolt in heat. Keep harvesting the outer leaves to encourage the plant to produce new leaves. Spinach can be grown successfully under grow lights too.

2.Lettuce.
You can grow different varieties of lettuce indoors. They need no more than 3-4 hours of dappled sunshine through a sunny window. The loose leaf varieties are ideal for indoors as you can pick the outer leaves for a long and continuous harvest. Lettuces can adjust very well to growing exclusively under artificial lights.

3.Swiss chard.
These colorful plants would be a cheerful addition to your home’s ambiance, but they need 4-5 hours of sun to produce long stalks in rainbow colors. Indoor chard plants are much smaller, but you can harvest the leaves all through winter. Use the older ones in stir-fries and the tender ones raw in salads.

4.Arugula.
This salad green with a sharp taste is a high yielder even when grown indoors. The large rosette resembling dandelion can give a continuous supply of leaves. The more you cut, the more it grows. Arugula is a cool season plant and tends to bolt earlier if grown in a warm spot.

5.Mushrooms.
Mushrooms can be grown indoors not only in winter, but it is an enjoyable activity when outside gardening activities come to a standstill in the chilly weather. Growing button-mushrooms or oyster-mushrooms from ready-made kits is extremely easy. All you need to do is water the medium as instructed and keep it in a cool, dark place to develop. You can have several harvests from the same bed.

6.Potatoes.
You need large plastic bags for growing potatoes indoors. Fill them with good quality potting mix and plant the potatoes. Potato plants need 5-6 hours of sunlight to give you a satisfactory yield. You can check for baby spuds and use them in your cooking instead of waiting for the tubers to mature.

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23 Comments

  1. Pople BackyardFarm on June 29, 2021 at 1:50 am

    good thoughts

  2. Adriana Toscano on June 29, 2021 at 1:50 am

    No fun of robot voice.Shame.

  3. Stephen H on June 29, 2021 at 1:50 am

    Never been able to get potatoes to grow indoors…They produce a lot of greens but no spuds.

  4. Lorry Buehler on June 29, 2021 at 1:55 am

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  5. Philippine Islands Adventure Milo USA on June 29, 2021 at 2:00 am

    Potatoes grow anywhere so long as there is a lot of light and it’s warm…

  6. tangobayus on June 29, 2021 at 2:00 am

    The $5 5000 kelvin 60-watt equivalent LED bulbs in $10 clamp lights are good for greens. Not very hot so you can place them 2-3 inches from the top of the plant.

  7. dm6565 on June 29, 2021 at 2:01 am

    Thanks. We boughr these canvas-type recycled cloth growing containers several years ago. I’m going to try them, but need to keep them from draining. I’ll figure it out, but your video was perfect for me for this very day!! Thank you.

  8. Rachel Tomlinson on June 29, 2021 at 2:02 am

    Wow, grow potatoes indoors.this would help us quite a lot.do you need them on the window or can I leave them on the floor near the window?

  9. JD on June 29, 2021 at 2:07 am

    My fat cat will eat it all

  10. frieza on June 29, 2021 at 2:12 am

    thats cool . remember that when you use grow lights the police can use the fleir camera too see the lights and you’ll get raided . it will be under the guise of we got a report that drugs are being grown here.

  11. asha Vlog on June 29, 2021 at 2:15 am

    wow..great information…I wanna grow mushroom but guys how I will get the seeds..plz tell me

  12. Keith Mass on June 29, 2021 at 2:16 am

    You forgot about carrots πŸ™‚

  13. Alex CameAndConkered on June 29, 2021 at 2:19 am

    Where can I buy a grow lamp at?

  14. jens7260 jens7260 on June 29, 2021 at 2:19 am

    I’m scared of mushrooms :c

  15. Home Grown Veg on June 29, 2021 at 2:21 am

    Want to see potatoes grown in shopping bags, start to finish. Check this out, leave me a comment.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01cyheaUE2M&t=17s

  16. Amachetay Cybo on June 29, 2021 at 2:26 am

    yo anypony know where i can get som salvia divirioum ?

  17. shirley angie on June 29, 2021 at 2:27 am

    I love mushrooms, how to grow it where to get mushrooms seeds?
    Thank you!

  18. Deryl Covey on June 29, 2021 at 2:29 am

    If your looking for more seeds, Check out the SeedsNow site.. http://bit.ly/2yO33E1

  19. Ali's Allotment on June 29, 2021 at 2:31 am

    Thanks for this informative video. Also check out Ali’s Allotment for ideas on what to grow in winter in the UK such as radishes, coriander and mustard greens.

  20. Ashton Grist on June 29, 2021 at 2:36 am

    I feel sorry for these poor uneducated Americans

  21. Bernard Adante on June 29, 2021 at 2:36 am

    Awesome

  22. Ashton Grist on June 29, 2021 at 2:42 am

    Native english speaker here… its pronounced rocket and we measure things in metric

  23. Jay b on June 29, 2021 at 2:49 am

    Great video

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