From terrace to table: 8 Edible plants you can grow in your home

Apr 23, 2024

By: BI India Bureau

Herbs

Herbs are some of the easiest plants to grow on a terrace and they don't require a lot of space. Common herbs like basil, parsley, mint, cilantro, rosemary, and thyme can all be grown in pots or containers.

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Tomatoes

Cherry tomatoes or patio tomatoes are well-suited for container gardening. They require a sunny spot and regular watering.

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Lettuce

Lettuce is a great choice for terrace gardening because it doesn't need a lot of space. You can grow it in shallow containers and harvest leaves as needed for salads.

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Peppers

Bell peppers or chilli peppers can be grown in pots on a terrace. They require plenty of sunlight and consistent watering.

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Radishes

Radishes are fast-growing and can be grown in small containers. They don't require a lot of space and can be harvested relatively quickly.

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Green onions

Green onions can be grown from scraps in a small pot. Simply plant the root ends in the soil and they will regrow.

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Microgreens

Microgreens are young vegetable greens that are harvested just a few weeks after germination. They can be grown in shallow containers indoors or on the terrace and are packed with nutrients

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Mushrooms

Some types of mushrooms, like oyster mushrooms, can be grown in containers filled with a substrate like coffee grounds or sawdust.

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