Posted June 12, 2012 by RentJungle

If you are an amateur chef or just love the outdoors, keeping a home garden is for you. Even if you've made a move into an apartment you can still cook with garden fresh herbs and veggies you grow yourself. Here's how.

Step 1: Make Some Space for the Plants

If you have a balcony you're golden. If not, try to find the sunniest windows of your apartment and make some room there. You might also have to find some more creative ways to keep those plants in the sunlight.

Step 2: Pick Easy Plants The easiest plants to grow (from experience):

1. Tomatoes- hang them upside down by a window, or grow them on the balcony.

2. Lettuce- grows anywhere, needs little love.

3. Basil- give it sun, and it will explode in your garden.

Step 3: Commit to Gardening

Nothings worse than falling out of a hobby, especially if the object of that hobby is to keep something alive. Some plants might prosper if you ignore them for a month or two, but most will wither, be over taken by weeds, or be eaten by something else. Stick with it!

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