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Hello. First I apologize if I put this in the wrong spot. Second, I currently live in dorms that a strictly regulated on what we can have in them. Plants however are allowed. I was hoping for some ideas on some herbs that grow well in lower light and are pretty easy to maintain. Warm regards.
 
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Are you looking only for edible herbs? I've had good success with citronella indoors in relatively low light.

If you want to grow food, sprouts and microgreens might be satisfying. These seeds are cheap and easy to find.
 
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Maybe you can make a charitable donation to the school in the way of landscaping plants for the grounds and maintenance crew. Our local Lowe's was clearing out their ornamental kales for a dollar a pot, so I picked up a few. Since these look like landscaping and not food, you can do your guerrilla gardening without any subterfuge at all. Just some plants to spruce up the walkways and planter boxes on campus. Then after they go home for the evening, you can return with your pruning scissors and do a little harvesting upkeep.
 
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Figs do pretty well with indoor lighting. The figs will be tiny unless you can put them outside in the summer. I had a few in February though. Before I started growing a fig tree in the ground, I kept a potted one at the office during the winter and put it out on my deck the rest of the year. I got some good figs. It was very ornamental too.
 
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Thanks all for the info. I'll try some of your ideas out.
 
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