Indoor gardening can be a fun way to enjoy the growing season year-round. I know my indoor garden is a huge source of joy for me, especially in the winter months. Whether you're growing succulents, veggies, or you have an herb garden, you want your house plants to be healthy all year, which can sometimes seem difficult. An indoor greenhouse is a great way to keep your small plants alive and even encourage more plant growth when the days are colder and shorter.
Plants will stay much warmer in a mini indoor greenhouse than sitting on a windowsill, particularly if the weather outside is dropping to colder temps. While building an outdoor greenhouse may be a big project, you can still keep your plants happy with a small portable greenhouse that you keep in your home.
Best Indoor Greenhouses
Best for: Constant humidity
1. Best Choice Products 40in Wide 4-Tier Mini Greenhouse, Portable Indoor Outdoor Arboretum for Patio, Backyard, Nursery, Home Growing w/Steel Shelves, Plastic Cover, Roll-Up Zipper Door
This small greenhouse comes with a shelving unit to stack multiple plants in there, and the plastic covering allows natural light to come in. The PE covering keeps the space humid, making it perfect for seed starting or young plants.
Best for: Keeping light in
2. VIVOSUN 48"x24"x60" Mylar Hydroponic Grow Tent with Observation Window and Floor Tray for Indoor Plant Growing 2'x4'
Reflective mylar and a PE covering provide the perfect amount of natural light for your plants. The covering ensures your plants are UV protected but still receive the full spectrum of light necessary for growth and germination in this hydroponic grow tent.
Best for: organization
3. Walk-in Greenhouse Hot House 77x56x56 Inch Indoor Outdoor 3 Tier 8 Shelves with PVC Cover and Roll-Up Zipper Door Extra 4 Hooks and Wind Ropes 8 Net Rack Buckles
The zippered door on this walk-in greenhouse makes it easy to check up on your plants and monitor air circulation. You won't need a humidifier to keep your plants happy, you'll have your own indoor greenhouse to help them grow all winter long. The steel frame makes this a great heavy-duty option if you have larger house plants.
Best for: Budget
This mini greenhouse is perfect if you have a small space but still want to keep your plants happy. Whether you're hoping to do some propagation with your succulents or trying to keep your orchids alive, this compact indoor greenhouse is a great option.
Best for: Style
If you want to create your own DIY indoor greenhouse, this option from IKEA is a good fit. Essentially a mini cold frame greenhouse that fits in your home. It's a great place to keep plants warm and toasty. If you don't get much natural light, you could buy some grow lights and keep them above this mini greenhouse.