Did you know that most vegetables and fruits that we buy from the grocery store can have deceptive food labeling? This is the reason why there is a growing number of people who are starting to appreciate farm-fresh produce. People are starting to be more conscious about the food they consume. But, sometimes finding good and healthy food can be challenging. This is especially true during winter or rainy seasons. Which is why we’ve compiled 10 indoor plants that you can grow in the comfort of your home. Click on the link below each photo to learn more about these indoor fuits and vegetable seeds and plants.

1. Lettuce

Lettuce Seeds

David’s Garden Seeds Lettuce Black Seeded Simpson Leaf D425A (Green) 500 Heirloom Seeds

You can put in burgers or toss it in a big salad bowl. It’s one of the perfect vegetables to plant since it’s very versatile.  It’s easy to plant, too. The above lettuce seed will be available for harvest after 40 days. You’ll be surprised how crisp and fresh this lettuce are once they mature! The seeds are also non-GMO and are carefully handpicked.

2. Carrots

Rainbow Carrots

Rainbow Carrot Mix – 500 Seeds

If you’re wondering how you can plant carrots indoors, the easy answer is deep pots. You can easily plant these carrot seeds in a deep pot with some well-draining and loose type of soil. The plant will mature in about 60-70 days. Carrots are high in beta-carotene which is good for your skin and immune system.

3. Arugula

Arugula Seeds

David’s Garden Seeds Arugula SS2891 (Green) 500 Organic Seeds

Arugula is good for the body because of its high fiber content. Fiber-rich food can help clean your colon and promote healthy bowel movement. More importantly, it is the perfect spice for any hearty salad.

4. Cherry Tomatoes

Cherry Tomatoes

Sweet Million Cherry Tomato (Organic) Tomato 150 Seeds

More than providing color to your salad, cherry tomatoes are one of the most nutritious fruits you can eat. It’s low in calorie and very rich in vitamins and minerals. Eating red cherry tomatoes can help improve vision, promote digestion and counter the effects of smoking.

Red Cherry Tomatoes

Seeds Red Cherry Tomato Linda All Year Indoor Variety

More than that, it’s very good for the skin. Regularly eating tomatoes will give you clearer and radiant skin. Cherry tomatoes are also a good source of lycopene.

5. Lemon

Indoor Lemon Tree

Meyer Lemon Tree – Fruiting Size

Citrus plants are extremely good for your body. They might be sour and acidic but they are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Incorporating lemon into your diet will help lower blood pressure, improve cholesterol levels and even help you lose weight.

6. Strawberry

Indoor Strawberries

Everbearing Ozark Beauty Strawberry Plants 

I bet you never imagined strawberry as an indoor plant. Well, it can actually survive different types of season. It may require some extra attention in the beginning. But, once the plant starts blooming, you don’t have to worry about anything. It’s a sweet and delicious snack that everyone will love.

7. Dwarf Mulberry Tree

Dwarf Mulberry Tree

9GreenBox – Dwarf Mulberry Tree

Imagine planting a tree inside your home, only smaller. Mulberries are an amazingly delicious snack that you can munch on without worrying about calories. A cup of this fruit will only yield 60 calories. They are a good source of Vitamin K and C. Vitamin C helps with the immune system while vitamin K helps with bone tissue development.

8. Papaya

Indoor Papaya Plant

Carica Papaya – ‘TR Hovey’ – Dwarf Papaya – LIVE Plant

Another surprising plant in this list of indoor plants is papaya. This fragrant fruit is known to be good for digestion and improving heart health. Papaya contains papain which is an enzyme that breaks down protein easily and avoids it from turning into body fats.

9. Banana

Dwarf Banana Plant

9GreenBox – Truly Tiny – Tiny Musa Banana Tree

To appropriately end this indoor plants list,  it’s only fitting that we include banana. This high potassium fruit is abundant in nutrition and taste. Eating just a couple of bananas will provide you a substantial amount of energy and will improve your mood all day long.

As you can see, there are tons of benefits of growing indoor plants. Even with just a little garden patch, you’ll be able to grow fruits and vegetables that will help you lead a healthy lifestyle all year long.

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