Kitchen Garden

WINDOWSILL WONDERS

The itch to grow your own can be a strong one and if you don’t have space to produce your own crops, or the time to tend to it, you can still grow some food indoors. Indoor space is also handy if you just want to give tender veggies an early start or ensure a few herbs are always at hand to harvest for that teatime dish.

I’ve always used the windowsills, and any other available indoor space, to grow salad leaves, herbs and newly sown seeds and it is at this time of year when these spaces become jam-packed with pots of all shapes and sizes. This is despite having a polytunnel and greenhouse!

The idea isn’t to try and feed the family – it is just nice to have a pot or three

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