Indoor Gardening Projects


No matter what time of year it is, there are times when we want to bring the beauty and gifts from the garden indoors. Whether it’s to keep your “green thumb” warm during the winter months, because you live in a space with no outdoor gardening spot, or just because you love to have plants indoors as well as out, here are some easy indoor gardening projects to keep you busy when you aren’t outdoors!

From ‘The Kitchn’, learn how to plant succulents in eggshells! Our feature project, above and below – This is a really organic project great for a kitchen, and especially for someone who loves to cook. Could you do the same thing with sprouts?



‘Holiday Sparkle’ shows us how to grow green onions indoors. These are great because the more you cut them, the more they grow!



Heres a project for more onions for a bigger household… make this vertical onion planter from a pop bottle! From ‘Auntie Dogmas Garden Spot‘…



From ‘Remove and Replace’, learn how to regrow romaine lettuce from that salad stump… Grow it once, never again!



‘’ shows us how to plant an odds and ends garden, this with leftover celery. Kids love this kind of thing, fun family project.



Last, learn to grow a lemon tree indoors! From ‘The Kitchn’, this is a good tutorial on how to grow lemons indoors, and also some information on where, and what type, to buy! Find even more information on growing lemons from ‘Jim Hofman‘.


So no matter what your reason for keeping it indoors, here are a couple of projects to bring the garden to the window sill!

Image Credits: The Kitchn, Holiday Sparkle, Auntie Dogma, Remove and Replace, Parents/Michael Piazza, The Kitchn



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  1. Danielle says:

    I started some Lemon trees from seed a few years ago. The trees themselves have grown pretty tall, but have yet to produce any flowers or lemons. I live in upstate NY and keep my plants inside during the fall, winter and beginning of spring. What can I do to help my plants produce friut?

    • Kathy Woodard says:

      The number one thing they need is to get more sun… Are they in a very bright area, like a sun room, especially in early spring?

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