No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers
by Kim Jorgensen Gane
‘Tis the season, or at least it will be soon. Right? Right?!
While we live in a rental with potential for a move before the growing season is over, container gardening is the way to go. Portable, and we only have a small patio area that gets sun.
Creative container gardening, it is! And this is a great list. So many things will grow well in containers that I never would have thought of.
Enjoy some #MOREin2014 – VARIETY & Veggies!
By Rachel Cernansky – planetgreen.discovery.com
Growing your own food is exciting, not only because you get to see things grow from nothing into ready-to-eat fruits and veggies, but you also don’t have to worry about the pesticides they might contain, and you definitely cut down on the miles they—and you—have to travel.
As it turns out, with pretty minimal effort, anyone can be a gardener. My boyfriend and I are essentially first-timers this season and so far have the beginnings of strawberries peeking out, tomatoes are on their way, the basil’s about ready for a big batch of pesto, and once the last frost hits, the peppers, kale, spinach, chard, and mesclun will be on their way, too. All on a tiiiny little terrace.
If you’re up to the challenge—and it really isn’t much of one—growing your own food can be so rewarding. And so much cheaper! Just be sure to choose the right…
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