• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education skip experiences global resources cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Anne Miller
  • Pearl Sutton
  • Nicole Alderman
  • Mike Haasl
  • r ranson
  • paul wheaton
master gardeners:
  • jordan barton
  • John F Dean
  • Rob Lineberger
  • Carla Burke
  • Jay Angler
  • Greg Martin
  • Ash Jackson
  • Jordan Holland

Growing herbs and tomatoes in the office

Posts: 202
cattle forest garden trees
  • Likes 2
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Any sugggestions?  Going to grow some herbs and tomatoes in our office at our desk.  I have some lights I can turn on at my desk to help since I am not at a window.

Thinking basil, thyme, rosemary, chives for use during lunches along with a tomato plant (Italian cherry type tomato)

Have plenty of experience starting plants for growing outside but never kept them inside.   I have taken plants from outside and brought them inside at end of season before.

Has anyone done this?
Posts: 3884
Location: latitude 47 N.W. montana zone 6A
cat pig rocket stoves
  • Likes 2
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi M;
Herbs yes I think will do fine.
But tomato's... I think only if you have a grow light would they get big and bear fruit.
I could be wrong, I'm a rocket scientist (the rmh kind) not a gardener.  That's my wife's specialty.  
Posts: 16
Location: Tampa, Florida 9b
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
This would be a great time to look into a small aerogarden. It is designed specifically for this type of thing. In my experience, however, it works best when all plants are the same, or at least take up the same amount of height.
Diego Footer on Permaculture Based Homesteads - from the Eat Your Dirt Summit
will be released to subscribers in: soon!
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic