13 plants that can grow indoors … in water
Herbs have medicinal, relaxing and cooking properties and it is great if we can have them all year around our home. In fact, there is a way we can do that and grow some herbs in our kitchen. We can grow them in water.
Cut some cuttings of herbs and place them in glass bottles, bottles or jars of pure water. The water should not be chlorinated. Before placing them, remove the lower leaves as they may rot in the water.
It is also advisable to use colored bottles or paint and place a piece of paper around the bottle as the roots should not be exposed to light.
Darkness will help you avoid the growth of algae in the bottle and root.
Narrow-mouthed vessels support the cuttings and keep them upright. However, avoid tight or tight-fitting, as the canister must support a free passage of air to allow the roots to breathe.
You can change the water once a week.
To stimulate their rooting, you can also use some hormone powder.
Here are some herbs you can grow in the water:
Sage – You should take some sage decoction in the spring and place them in the water. Place the herb in a bright spot in a well-ventilated place as it is prone to mold.
Mint – It is one of the easiest herbs you can grow, just put some fresh cuttings in the water.
Basil – This herb grows easily in water. Place the cuttings in water before they start blooming and place the container in a sunny position.
Thyme – Take some newly grown, green cuttings, in the mid-spring or early summer before the thyme starts flowering, place them in water, and spray the parts which are under the water to avoid its drying. As soon as it is grown, cut the stems to boost branching.
Oregano – Place the fresh cuttings of oregano in water and pinch the growing tips as the herb grows.
Stevia – You can add stevia to some drinks and teas. Place some pieces of stevia from growing branches in a container full of water and store in a sunny and warm place.
Rosemary – The root of the semi-woody cuttings of rosemary need more time, but the new shoots in the spring grow faster. Keep the plant in a sunny spot.
Lettuce – This is the most favorite vegetable of hydroponic farmers. The easiest way to grow them hydroponically is to start the seeds in netted cups. When they are bigger, insert them into the beds containing a growing medium.
Spinach – This leafy vegetable is grown the same way as lettuce.
Tomatoes – Tomato seeds started in individual cups are inserted into the growing medium. High yields are typical of hydroponically cultivated tomatoes.
Peppers – Their cultural requirements are similar to tomatoes.
Cucumbers – Bush type cucumbers are preferred for hydroponics; the climbing type would need extra support.
Celery – Being able to grow celery without soil is a bonus; it means no dirt deposited in the leaf bases. It makes cleaning the vegetable very easy.
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