How to Grow an Indoor Survival Garden

Growing our own fresh fruits and vegetables is one of my favorite pastimes. Sometimes growing your own food is a requirement for survival and not just a pleasant hobby.

Tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, herbs, lettuce, and greens can all be grown inside of your home with a little bit of knowledge, the right supplies, and some tender loving care.

My adventure in growing food indoors began this year when the pandemic hit, and I realized that I needed to up my game when it came to growing our own food. I am not new to the home production scene, but suddenly I was driven to make food production more than a hobby.

In this video, we review the basics of indoor gardening, setting production goals, and give you a feel for our progress growing food inside of our home.

Learn more about growing a survival garden in this article:

How to Grow an Indoor Survival Garden

How to Grow an Indoor Survival Garden

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Products that we recommend:

Trinity 5-Tier Indoor or Outdoor Wire Shelf –
Fluorescent Residential Shop Light –
Grow lights should be at least 2500 lumens and between 5000K to 6500K –
Surge protector –
Automatic timer –
Neptune’s Harvest Fish Fertilizer –
Dr. Earth Organic 5 Tomato, Vegetable & Herb Fertilizer –
Jobe’s Organics Vegetable & Tomato Fertilizer Spikes –
Miracle-Gro Performance Organics Edibles Plant Nutrition Granules –

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How to Grow an Indoor Survival Garden

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  • Jacob Fleener

    I would like to grow inside but electricity is very expensive in my area so it would be diminishing returns for me.

  • Carolyn Vines

    I love how wonderfully informative this video is.

    Are you concerned at all with the chemical content of the containers you’re using? We have avoided an indoor garden because of the bpa and other chemicals in most plastic containers.

  • dan wheeler

    I love your videos, I love your passion and expertise. Where I get hung up is with prepping you are concerned about survival (i.e prolonging your life), yet you use the cheapest of Chinese BPA materials, known cancer causing carcinogens to hold your food. I get that money is tight for everyone, but the cost for your whole set up why not spend a few more dollars and get something BPA free? Its like going for a mile long jog and then having a cigarettes' at the end of the jog.

  • Floreypottery

    Wanna grow tomatoes indoor the determine tiny Tim etc plants put out a lot of tomatoes theirs a few mini sized plants getting ready to start some again mine got maybe 16 inches tall

  • Wascaly Wabbit

    Whoa… Hold up… Im gonna grow vining squash,cucumber,beans and tomato around 3 of the walls and a zucchini plant as the centerpiece of a 2x4x8 cabinet split into two tiers.. that's just planting the top… The bottom is going lettuce,onions spinach and some micro greens..
    A good pair of Clippers..
    A good training.
    And general hydroponic 3 part
    For me.. A single person… Plenty of room to grow it all..

  • Star Glitter

    I wanted to share this video on my Facebook page for Indoor Gardening on a budget. But I cannot figure out how. I can only share it on my basic page. Could I have a link to share so that people can see your video for tips? Enjoyed your video. Bright & cheerful!

  • Milaiza Libscan

    hello. Can you tell me where did you buy the trellis for vines, please?i want to buy solid kind of trellis for vines

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