What do people grow over the winter, perhaps in their garages? I live in zone 7, and since I'm bringing a bunch of plants in pots inside, I figured I'd try growing some cilantro, basil, and I'd really like to grow stevia; but I have some space and some decent lights the former homeowner used to grow things inside, so I may look at growing some vegetables as well. But what do people generally grow inside? Can plants be legitimately "fooled" so you can essentially have two harvest seasons a year? What do some of you do? Any advice or anecdotes, even pictures, would be great.
I've grown pea shoots and broad bean (fava bean) shoots. And good old mustard and cress. Plus there's a bunch of microgreens I'd like to try out.
I haven't tried growing under lights, but there are plenty of salads that grow in a mild winter including baby leaf spinach, rocket, miners lettuce, lambs lettuce, some normal lettuces...
You might have a look at what Elliot Coleman or Charles Dowding manage over winter, they're a couple of people who got me inspired to grow over winter.
Have fun with it!
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