6 of the Best Edible Plans You Can Grow at Home

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No garden? No problem! Here are some of the best edible plants you can grow at home.

Basil
Nutrition benefits: Vitamins and minerals like calcium, magnesium, potassium, and vitamin A and C
Where to grow: In a container or pot with drainage holes placed in a spot that gets plenty of direct sunlight

Carrots
Nutrition benefits: Rich in vitamins and minerals like vitamins A, C, and K among others
Where to grow: In a container or pot placed in an area that gets plenty of sunlight

Cilantro
Nutrition benefits: Vitamins A and C, dietary fiber, magnesium, and zinc
Where to grow: In a container or pot with holes at the bottom and keep in a space with lots of sunlight

Leafy greens like spinach
Nutrition benefits: Rich in vitamins A, C, and K among others
Where to grow: In a planter box with holes at the bottom for drainage

Lemons
Nutrition benefits: Rich in vitamins and antioxidants
Where to grow: In a clay pot or plastic container with holes at the bottom. Put the plant in an area where it will receive sunlight for up to 12 hours.

Tomatoes
Nutrition benefits: Lycopene, potassium, vitamins C and K
Where to grow: In a pot or container somewhere that gets a lot of sunlight every day