Can I Raise Vegetables in My House With a Grow Light in the Winter?

Raise vegetables in winter, ideally placing them in a sunny south-facing window augmented by a grow light about 12 inches above the leaves. A combination warm-white/cool-white fluorescent light can mimic daylight, and needs to be on 12 hours a day.

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Rogue Parrish has written two travel books and edited at the "The Baltimore Sun," "The Washington Post" and the Alaska Newspapers company. She began writing professionally in 1975. Parrish holds a summa cum laude Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from the University of Maryland.