On 3/12/06 10:48 AM, in article firstname.lastname@example.org, "sneaks"
Your situation seems to call out for a small hydroponics setup. It would
also help to have lights for photosynthesis. I would recommend starting with
a single General Hydroponics Water Farm. (I am not a shill for GH) You can
put it together yourself but the Water Farm is a complete unit, except for
the seed and lights. It would really save you a lot of grief the first time
around. It would take up about a square foot of floor space. The likelihood
of spillage is present. That should let you grow a significant number of
-- Ferme le Bush
For plants you can't kill, go with herbs. They are weeds in their
native lands, ones that happen to taste good and be non-toxic.
For starting from seeds, go with big seeds not small ones.
Legumes - beans, peas and such. Easy to sprout in a glass,
easy to transplant into a bucket.
I agree, herbs are a good place to start and success is virtuall
guaranteed as long as there is plenty of light, some warmth and the
are well watered. Try sage (large seeds, quick germination but needs
large-ish pot eventually). Also Dill, Corriander and Parsley will d
well in pots and all will be happy in standard multi-purpose compost
Peppers are worth a try as well but need to be kept well watered and i
a sunny position
If you have 6 hours of sunlight a day you can grow a wide variety of
herbs and veggies, I have grown cherry tomatoes, basil, green beans and
thyme in containers in living room window. If you do not have sufficent
sunlight you will need artifical light or rely on sprouting.
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