Winter months don’t have to be the end of your vegetable harvesting. You can always continue growing some vegetable indoors. Well, the yield will be a lot smaller than outdoors, but the satisfaction that you’ve managed to grow your own organic veggies is more important. Indoor growing is not that easy and if you want to be more professional, you need HPS lamps, fans, air systems, hydroponics, etc. However, here we are talking about using just the light from the windows and warmth of the house, nothing more. So, here is what you can do.
- Growing fresh carrots. Carrots are extremely easy to grow indoors in a pot. Smaller carrots are even easier because they need less space to grow and mature way quicker. It is important to know that you will need a bigger pot. Remember that the key for good germination is to keep the soil moist and aerated. Seed should germinate in 2 weeks or so. Depending on the variety of carrots you grow, the maturity days vary. It’s good to know the maturity day because if you need to do an end of tenancy cleaning Balham, moving out can stress the plants and delay the maturity.
- Growing hot peppers. Pepper plants are tropical perennials, which means that they grow best in a warm climate and collapse at the first frost. However, they can grow perfectly good in a room temperature. Sweet peppers are extremely hard to grow indoors because of their long life cycle and it’s kind of pointless to grow a pot for 5 months just to harvest 3-4 sweet peppers. On the other hand, hot peppers can grow up to 30-40 small hot peppers per plant. You will need a container that is at least 8 inches tall and remember that pepper plants need at least 10 hours of light a day. You should also know that the size of the plant depends on the size or the root system, so the bigger the roots the more peppers you will harvest. Just make sure your domestic cleaners Hammersmith won’t water the pepper plants too much because the roots may get fungi.
So there you have it, you can eat fresh carrots and peppers all year round using these tips.