Growing Plants In WaterIf you’ve read our post on Indoor Herb Gardening for Beginners, you know that our house is full of plants and herbs. I think they warm up a room, make your house feel cozier, and are easy to take care of. During the colder months, when your plants are guaranteed to die outside, this simple method of propagating new plants is perfect.Instead of spending a ton of money on new plants or herbs, you can take clippings from your current plants, place them in water, then replant! It’s as simple as that.
Growing plants from cuttings in water is a basic form of hydroponic gardening, which is becoming increasingly popular. Hydroponic gardening is a method of growing plants without soil. Many people have turned to this in urban areas because of their lack of land or space.
You have so many choices when it comes to deciding what you want to grow! The best part is, you can grow as many different plants, herbs, and vegetables as you want. The following are ones that we have grown ourselves and have had great success.Create an endless supply of your favorite herbs for cooking. Here’s our go-to list of herbs to grow in water:
- Bok Choy
- Brasil Philodendron
- Devil’s Ivy
- Spider plants
- Hedera or English Ivy
What Do I Need to Begin?To begin you will need the following supplies:
- mason jars or other glassware
- plant clippings – from your own plants, or ask a friend to trim some for you!