Often, thoughts of indoor gardens include the (incorrect) visions of dirt and mess, or something aesthetically unapealling or unmanageable.
Although it’s readily agreed that fresh salad and herbs in your home or kitchen is a great idea, so many people pass up on having these even when they learn how easy they are, because of these sad misconceptions.
In my previous post “Growing a Winter Indoor Salad Garden – The Basics“, I went over what the essentials are for growing your own delicious greens indoors. Yes, plants do require soil to a certain degree, but shallow rooted plants do not require anything deeper than a few inches, and if you move to hydroponics most of the soil requirement disappears.
Do you have to plan your indoor garden into renovations? No. Only if you want to, or have grand ideas (which I’m a huge fan of, but you should probably start small).
So let’s look at a few of the “pretty” and simple ways of having an attractive indoor garden. I’ll focus on ones using a fluorescent light system versus sunlight, but skylights are pretty too, right? Continue reading Interior Design with Salad Gardens – Yes, they CAN be pretty