Home vegetable garden: 7 healthy and delicious plants that can be grown on the windowsillPictolic
The situation that arose in connection with the pandemic in the early stages, once again marked advantage of private houses in front of the apartments. Especially sharply there was a question with walks in the fresh air, which to many city dwellers were simply not available, and buying certain products.
And we know how to live in an apartment and always have on the table fresh vegetables and herbs. The solution is simple: make a mini-garden right on the windowsill! What plants are suitable for that, see below.
Almost all varieties of lettuce can be planted directly in pots on the windowsill. The simplest among them watercress. He quickly grows up and he doesn't need additional dressing. The plant likes moisture, but to pour it.
Everyone's favorite spinach, too, can become a good decoration for your windowsill. It is also planted in small boxes or pots, but in this case, the bottom will need to put drainage (gravel, broken bricks, etc.). Spinach likes light, so it's best to put it near a southern window.
If you are going to grow parsley, choose early maturing its grade. Also, pay attention to the difference between curly and plain parsley: the first suits to decorate the dishes, and the second has a strong taste. For growing parsley will suit a bright windowsill and pots with a height below 20 cm.
This aromatic addition to salads can grow almost anywhere and anything (the most simple variant — in a glass of water). But if you want to get really rich harvest, will buy in the store for gardeners special containers. Thanks to a convenient form they can be grown from many follicles simultaneously.
Tasty tomatoes today — a rarity, especially if you buy them in supermarkets. But their home-cooked tomatoes are unlikely to disappoint. For growing on the windowsill best suited tomato variety cherry. They are distinguished by short stature and high yield. The important thing to remember: the tomatoes do not tolerate temperatures over 30 degrees — in this case, the Bush will start to grow a lot of greens.
So the radishes grew well on the windowsill, initially you need to choose the seeds of early-maturing varieties that are resistant to lack of lighting. And also make sure that the radish was enough space in the pot, as this plant likes plenty of space. With proper care and regular watering in 3 weeks you will receive the first harvest.
For home mini garden perfect self-pollinated dwarf varieties of peppers. Pot pepper also need to choose a major and be sure to provide it with drainage. In addition, on the windowsill you can grow chillies, which, thanks to its spectacular appearance can act as a decorative plant.