Can we all agree on something? Food just tastes better when you grow it yourself. But maybe your backyard isn’t big enough for a proper garden. Or perhaps you just can’t stand some of the back-breaking chores needed to keep fruits, vegetables and herbs growing successfully. That’s where an indoor garden kit can help. Inside the comfort of your own home or apartment, smaller gardens can actually thrive with little or no effort from you. Here are three indoor garden kits to help you get started.

AeroGarden Harvest

AeroGarden Harvest
Grow up to six plants at a time in water with no soil and no mess.Amazon

If you don't have a green thumb, this might be your best introduction into indoor gardening. With AeroGarden, the guesswork on where to plant and how often to feed and water your garden is eliminated. An LED light grows your plants up to five times faster than a regular soil plant. And an easy-to-read control panel tells you when to add some plant food. This particular model includes an herb seed kit with six pods and a 3-ounce bottle of plant food - enough for a full season of growth.

Nature's Blossom Bonsai Tree Kit

Nature's Blossom Bonsai Tree Kit
This kit includes everything you need to grow four bonsai trees from seed, including peat soil discs, pots and a manual.Amazon

Everything I need to know about bonsai trees, I learned from the Karate Kid movies in the 1980s. Well, turns out I didn't learn nearly enough from Mr. Miyagi and Daniel-San, so I recommend this kit instead. Just read the easy-to-follow instructions and you'll soon have four trees in the works - Jacaranda Mimosifolia, Pinus Aristata, Ficus Religiosa, and Picea Mariana. They're the easiest trees to grow, so this kit is perfect for beginning gardeners. No other tools are needed.

Click and Grow Smart Garden

Click and Grow Smart Garden
LED lights enable you to grow herbs, salad greens and flowers year round without worrying about temperatures or sunlight.Amazon

The Smart Garden can grow up to nine different plants pods simultaneously using non-GMO seeds that are free of herbicides, pesticides and fungicides. Choose from more than 50 different pre-seeded plant pods or use seedless pods to grow anything you desire. This particular kit comes with three mini tomato, three basil and three lettuce plant pods. Just put the pods into their cavities, plug in the power adaptor, fill the water reservoir and you're set.

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