Hello, I've just about settled into my new home, and as a novice chef and gardener I would love to plant some herbs into my borders. I was wondering which herbs I can plant this time of year.
If this is Shrewsbury Massachusetts, then you will be in zone 6a. This will put you in a very limited position when it comes to what herbs you can grow over the winter.
These two articles will give you some ideas, though:
Unless you have full sunlight, all day, I would opt for low to medium light plants. I would recommend using soil, and not any other method of gardening until you are familiar with the subject. Then you can begin to venture to things, such as hydroponics, or other gardening methods.
This article will give you some ideas: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/hpgen/interiorscape-design-ideas.htm
Just looking into starting a small basement garden for my wife (as a birthday gift) and I'm just looking for some 'odds and ends'info that is hard to find on just a Google search.
You will want to make sure that you have a way to measure humidity near your garden. You don't want it below 40 or 50 percent, but you don't want it to remain above 90 percent for too long.
Of course, it will depend on each plant, but this is a general consensus.
As long as you can maintain between 50 and 70 percent humidity, you should be fine. In fact, it may prove useful in keeping the humidity down when necessary.
Here is an article that will offer more tips for a basement garden: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/containers/growing-vegetables-in-basement.htm
This may require the help of horticultural lighting! They will require an environment that replicates their native growing conditions, which will mean bright light, warmth, and a little extra humidity.
Gimpy Granny Seeks Help With.... . Well, really a-whole-buncha questions. I am looking for someone who is willing to help a woman recently gimpy (learning to own the word) Granny who is raising my 2 and 4 yr old grandkids and recently begun an obsession with plants over a 14 week stay laying flat on my back after spine surgery. I really don't need more than a 15 minute text conversation with someone knowledge in kid/dog friendly species and their placement in my home (only North windows). Helllllpp?
These article should help:
It's one of the indoor plants that run
You need potting soil and a small container (such as 6 inches) with several drainage holes. Here is a link to caring for houseplants.
She likes to eat flowers but I've never tried live plants.
You have a few options available to you. Here are a couple of articles that will help: