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What are the basics to starting an apartment garden? Preferably one where the plants require minimal sunlight. Is this possible?

>> No.1695958

indoors or outdoors on balcony?
what climate or location?
what direction do your windows face?
what kind of money are you looking to spend?
what are you looking to get out of gardening?

>> No.1695964

see: >>>/out/1615329

>> No.1695977

subtropical climate, pretty humid
windows face east and west
looking to spend less than i get out of it, i want simple food plants that are growable indoors

>> No.1696898

Growing food - you need minimum 6 hours direct light. Herbs like mint and chives will do OK in lower light conditions. I would go for interesting plants like bromeliads, air plants, succulents with low light requirements. Also microgreens are cool to grow and don't need lots of light.

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