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Backyard-Free Gardens: How to Grow Without Space


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You can always grow small plants inside, whether you choose simple pots or a more advanced hydroponic kitchen garden kit. Growing herbs is a relatively fuss-free way to add some green to the inside of your home (plus they make your home-cooked meals that much more delicious). African violets, orchids, and small, leafy plants will also work on windowsills or side tables.


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