Indoor Plant Growing

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Ahoy!

I know many of you grow plants for piggies outdoors, but does anyone grow anything indoors? I'm wanting to start up a little mini indoor garden (considering a small hydroponic set-up), but I'm on the fence about it. I'd love to give piggies fresh, organic herbs & veggies straight from a garden, but I do not have an area for outdoor gardening (plus, it is Wisconsin and almost winter!). Thoughts? Tips? Tricks? I'm thinking of starting with some easy herbs such as basil, mint, etc..
 

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You can do pots on the window. I grew coriander inside and it served the piggies well. Just be aware how often you can feed some of them.
 

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I’ve got a grass tray growing on the windowsill, I just give it to the piggies to trim once it looks long enough during the winter when they can’t go outside on the grass. I have also grown carrot tops indoors before, all you do is cut off the top of a carrot and put it into some water and the green leafy stuff starts to grow.
 

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cut off the top of a carrot and put it into some water and the green leafy stuff starts to grow.
I've heard of this before! I might try that as one of my starters.

Only problem with the window is we live in a townhouse that gets amazing amounts of SHADE. Was thinking of getting plant lamps to help out - was just curious of others set-ups and what they grow :D
 

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I've heard of this before! I might try that as one of my starters.

Only problem with the window is we live in a townhouse that gets amazing amounts of SHADE. Was thinking of getting plant lamps to help out - was just curious of others set-ups and what they grow :D
I don't have one myself, but you can buy special setups for growing herbs and salad etc indoors. Search "indoor herbs salad growing " or similar. There are various models, more pricy ones have automatic lights and irrigation etc. Expensive salads for one's piggies perhaps, but hey, it's 'because they're worth it' ;):D
 
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