I love re-purposing materials that would otherwise be going to a landfill or even recycling since it uses more energy than re-purposing. This is a great way to recycle plastic soda and water bottles. The basic idea is to stack the plastic bottles, filled with soil, then cut holes in the sides and plant your veggies, herbs or whatever in them. The watering and drainage system is very clever and efficient, both from the perspective of time spent watering and water wastage….
Herbs are a great addition for every house and for every cook. Fresh herbs are fragrant, tasty and healthy. Fresh herbs hold many more essential nutrients than many vegetables and are also easy to grow. If you think that you might not have the time to grow herbs, think again….
Are you living the city life, but sometimes wish you had room for a good old-fashioned vegetable garden? Take heart – there are many city dweller who appreciate the work and bounty of vegetable gardening. Who said that apartment living should automatically exclude you from the pleasures of vegetable gardening? Here are a few ideas for successful and easy vegetable garden growing for condo or apartment living….
Do you wish you want to establish your own garden, but you simply do not have the space? If so, don’t give up. With a little creativity, you will find that there are many ways to establish a fine garden without the use of much space. When space is short, let your ingenuity take over. You’ll be amazed at what you can do. There are many examples of creative solutions to gardening in small spaces, you’ll find them on websites and in online photo galleries. Here are some ideas for saving space and time while still being able to establish your own garden to enjoy and share….
Even if you do not have a big back yard and space for a big vegetable garden you can still grow vegetables such as tomatoes. Tomatoes are a great first vegetable to try in a container garden. Container gardens can be cultivated on balconies, patios, outdoor window sills, along the driveway or even on a roof top. There are a few essential tips to container gardening that you should keep in mind….