9 clever picks that will bring the vibe of a garden into your home

No matter how small it may be

A trio of fresh herbs potted in mason jars including rosemary, mint and parsley
(Image credit: Kilner)

A big, lush garden can really up the wow factor of a home. Gardens provoke a calm, inviting feel while adding interesting texture and color to a space. They can also provide you with tasty ingredients, like fresh herbs or veggies, as well as fragrant florals. While the idea is nice to lust after, a spacious garden isn’t always achievable for every type of home dweller. Unless that is, you carve out a little room for a small indoor garden...

Whether you’re renting an apartment or living in a city with limited access to outdoor space, you can still find ways to bring the vibe of a garden into your home — no matter how tiny it is. Corral your plants while keeping both style and functionality in mind with these clever picks.

Kara Thompson

About me: 

Kara Thompson is a Denver-based journalist with over five years of experience writing lifestyle content. She has written for a variety of publications, including townandcountrymag.com, elledecor.com, goodhousekeeping.com, and Parents, where she covered all things home, food, fashion, travel, and holidays. During her time on staff at Parents, Kara launched her own home decor and organization column named Save My Space. In 2022, she left her full-time job as an editor and started her own writing, editing, and social media firm, Kara Thompson and Co.

Tennis, New York City, bourbon cocktails, and her sister's German Shepherd are a few of her favorite things.