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  • How to pollinate veggies grown indoors?

    Created by Catherine on

    Good morning,
    I have a question that is probably silly but I need yo ask anyway. I am used to gardening outdoors and understand the principal but how can I get fruits and veggies to grow indoors without any help from our little friends for pollination.
    Any information will be greatly appreciated.
    Best regards

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    E. Vinje


    There are many plants that are self pollinating, that do not require a pollinator because the male and female reproductive organs are in the same flower. Some examples of which are tomatoes and peppers. For plants that require a pollinator, I always use an old electric toothbrush. I’ve read that the vibration mimics the actions of bees. I’ve also rubbed flowers with cotton swabs with success.

    This link should help too!

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