This is microfarming at its best! Instead of tossing those old worn out Toms, transform them into hanging planters! They provide the perfect amount of root space for a small plant and just enough head space to give them room to grow.
Jillian just moved to a new home, in this piece she shares the science & techniques behind quickly creating garden beds by using newsprint & good topsoil to decompose grass. Within a few weeks you will have rich soil to plant heat-loving veg. plants!
There are many benefits to raised bed gardens, including better draining soil & avoiding toxic chemicals in soil. Gardening in a concrete block bed offers these benefits, with the perks that it's cheaper & concrete blocks don't deteriorate over time!
Few things are more satisfying than growing your own food. Few things are more frustrating than being a garden lover trapped in a teeny-tiny apartment. What to do? Here are some gardening projects that will work on even the smallest patio or balcony.