Maybe, as you make “your home your homestead” you want to grow some food but you don’t have a garden or a yard.
Maybe you DO have an outdoor garden but you want to have some food, perhaps your herbs, handy when cooking.
A windowsill may be the solution for you!
What you need
You need a window that gets at least 6 hours of sunlight every day or a grow light for supplemental light
You need a container in which to grow your plant(s)
You need soil - potting soil is best
You need seeds or seedlings or already established plants
You will need to water them on a regular basis, and
You will need to provide nutrients via natural fertilizers
And, you may need to be prepared to make space for more and more plants.
What to grow
Everything and anything is worth a try but, if you are just starting to become a gardener, you may want to start out slow with some basil or other herbs. The biggest tip most gardeners will give is to:
Grow what you want to eat
… so, if you don’t like basil, why grow it?
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