We all know the lack of “green space” is one of the challenges of living in Hong Kong, but getting close to nature here isn’t impossible.
Indoor gardening may be the answer. When done right, cultivating your own flowers, herbs and produce can be immensely rewarding — a great family activity, puts food on the table, and brightens up the home. Balcony plants, window boxes, kitchen herbs and trendy vertical gardens are a easy ways to get some flora into a small space. Bonus: Indoor plants help keep the air clean. How to start your very own eden? Kick things off with trip to the Flower Market in Mong Kok in stock up on supplies — dirt, boxes, pots, seeds and starter plants. For those with a not-so-green thumb, here are some resources for inspiration: