Gallery: How to Maximize Your South-Facing Windows to Grow Food All Win...

 
Hardier herbs like rosemary, thyme, and parsley do very well on window ledges.

As I write this, I’m chewing on a spicy little arugula seedling that I grew from seed within the last couple of weeks. Considering that it’s hovering around freezing outside right now where I am, and we’ve already had a couple of snow flurries, I hadn’t expected to be chowing down on fresh greens unless I’d bought them from the grocery store, where they’ve been marked up exponentially as out-of-season luxuries. How did I manage to coax these sweethearts into growing, then? The answer is actually quite simple, and surprised me as well: south-facing windows.

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