How to Create a Mini Indoor Garden for Your Kitchen

You are enjoying a fantastic cooking session in your gorgeous kitchen.  Everything is perfect and you are incredibly excited about the new recipe that you are trying out.  It is time to add some spice to your recipe and instead of reaching for the fridge or your spice bottles you head over to your little indoor kitchen garden where you can pick fresh herbs for your meal and gather fresh greens for a healthy side salad.

Cooking is always much more luxurious if you are using fresh vegetables and herbs in your meals. Everything just tastes so much better and the general look of your food is so much better when you use fresh ingredients and with an indoor garden you always have garnish available to decorate your meals. A home garden and especially an indoor home garden is nothing more than a dream to most home owners because plants require sunlight to flourish and it is quite challenging to get direct sunlight inside your kitchen.

How to Create a Mini Indoor Garden for Your Kitchen

But this dream is now becoming a reality because growth lamps are making it possible for home owners to create indoor gardens inside any kitchen.

Endless possibilities with a growth lamp

A growth lamp is an LED light system that simulates sunlight.  This artificial light is suitable for plant growth and is the ultimate solution for cooking fanatics that love to use fresh ingredients for meals.   You can grow any type of plant in your kitchen including herbs, vegetables and even fruits if you have the right setup.  These growth lights from Lumi Growth have different lighting settings that allow you to change the lighting according to the plants sunlight requirement.  The best part of these lamps is probably the fact that they are so power efficient.  Growing your indoor garden won’t have a huge impact on your electricity bill at all.

The best plants for an indoor kitchen garden

Now that indoor cultivation is a possibility the only thing left to do is figure out exactly what lamp to buy and what plants to add to your mini indoor garden.  Here are the top kitchen plant types to consider for an indoor kitchen garden;

HerbsHerbs like basil, chives, mint, parsley and sage are absolutely fantastic for an indoor garden.  These herbs have a long life span and you can pick your fill of herbs each and every day.

Salad plants – Salad type greens are also fantastic for an indoor kitchen garden. Leafy greens like lettuce, spinach and arugula grow fast and the mother plant will last quite a while.  You can also consider salad greens like celery and asparagus for your mini indoor garden.

Flower plants – Your indoor kitchen garden can also be used as décor.  Flowering plants like lavender will smell great in the kitchen and will look absolutely beautiful.  Daffodils, lilies, poppies or even miniature sunflower plants could also look absolutely amazing in the kitchen and you will never have to spend money on a fresh batch of flowers ever again.