Starting these mini versions of veggies and herbs is simple. If you like indoor gardening and want living proof that good things really do come in small packages, try growing micro-gardens. Micro-gardens are seedlings of most standard vegetables and herbs. . Think turnips, radishes, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, celery, chard, lettuce, spinach, arugula, amaranth, cabbage, beets, parsley, and basil, to name a few.