A big, lush garden can really up the wow factor of a home. Gardens provoke a calm, inviting feel while adding interesting texture and color to a space. They can also provide you with tasty ingredients, like fresh herbs or veggies, as well as fragrant florals. While the idea is nice to lust after, a spacious garden isn’t always achievable for every type of home dweller. Unless that is, you carve out a little room for a small indoor garden...
Whether you’re renting an apartment or living in a city with limited access to outdoor space, you can still find ways to bring the vibe of a garden into your home — no matter how tiny it is. Corral your plants while keeping both style and functionality in mind with these clever picks.
Provide your workspace with a pop of color with this vintage-inspired jar. It’s packed with seeds, a growing medium, and a self-watering hydroponic system that will help you sprout your own lavender in no time. The green and purple hues are sure to offer you a sense of relaxation during a hectic work day — and the soothing scent of fresh lavender certainly won’t hurt either.
If you’re not a very experienced gardener, this LED indoor garden will help you get started with herbs inside. You don’t have to do much more than set it up. It uses light to encourage healthier stem, leaf, and flower growth. It also has an automatic timer that controls how often the light is filtered. Consider this your go-to gadget for fool-proof gardening.
Make dishes less of a drag by placing this cute metal planter by your sink. It’s the perfect accessory for a farmhouse-style home and would add instant charm to a kitchen windowsill. Bonus: Drainage holes filter excess water, preventing root rot and making maintenance a breeze.
If you have a generous amount of square footage to dedicate to an indoor garden, this planter box on wheels is a striking option. Position the cart underneath a kitchen window or near a sliding glass door to give the plants onboard the light they need to thrive. The cart is over 40 feet long, providing ample space for planting. Who needs a bar cart when you can have fresh herbs and veggies instead?
Enjoy fresh flavors in your meals by keeping your favorite herbs nearby. This simple ceramic planter is perfectly sized for a small or portable kitchen island or dining room table. It comes with a sleek set of scissors (with a convenient storage slot) for easy trimming. Grow fresh mint to add to cocktails, parsley to toss into soup, or basil to garnish your pizza with.
These funky planters might be small but their unique shape ensures that they pack a big punch. Set succulents or another good-looking indoor plant inside before placing the vases on your dresser. They’re just the right size to add a special something to your space without requiring any time-consuming upkeep.
Not ready to commit to caring for more than a few small plants? This neutral, table-height garden bed is just the right size to help you test the waters. Set it in a nursery, hallway, or powder room for an immediately elevated look.
If growing fresh produce doesn’t entice you, consider homing a plant that’s easy to care for in one of these posh stands. A fiddle leaf fig or small palm tree would look adorable inside these metallic statement pieces. You could also place a faux plant in these stands if you weren’t blessed with a green thumb.
Be an at-home horticulturist with this high-tech find — no soil, no sun, and no mess required. The LED lights offer plants all the light they need to thrive year-round, meaning you can enjoy fresh vegetation regardless of the season. The garden can grow up to three flowers, vegetables, or herbs at the same time.