Best Vegetables to Grow Indoors

Choose plants that thrive indoors to make your life easier. These vegetables have proven to be effective:


Carrots don't need a lot of space around them, but they do need deeper soil than other crops.

Green Onions

Green onions grow vigorously inside all year if the proper conditions are met.


Any herb can be grown indoors if the proper conditions are met. Mediterranean herbs such as sage, rosemary, and thyme prefer dry soil and high temperatures.

Hot Peppers

The ornamental and smaller spicy chiles that are commonly grown outdoors as container plants are the ideal chiles to grow indoors.


Potatoes are a simple food to cultivate at home. Most people may not believe this because they grow beneath the soil and are not little plants.


Tomatoes will not grow efficiently indoors unless the conditions are similar to those of an outdoor garden. The plants require at least eight hours of sunlight every day.


Radishes are one of the simplest vegetables to cultivate indoors. They also assist maintain the soil flexible in the garden.


All micro-greens are grown in the same way: they are seeded into compost and exposed to light. They're so small that they can be grown indoors on a windowsill all year.

Leafy Salad Greens

Grow nicely indoors; in fact, most lettuce is cultivated this way. They have a very short growing season outdoors, and even during the "good" months, they are a target for bugs, therefore most gardeners prefer to grow them indoors.