Now that we have decided to engage in small space gardening and have chosen between traditional gardening, raised bed vegetable gardening, or container gardening, it is time to get the scoop on the dirt we will be using.
Small space gardening at Costco? That is what I saw on a recent trip. Gardening plants and supplies moving throughout the store in shopping carts and trucks.
Indoor gardening allows you to bring the beauty, fragrance, and colors of the outdoors into your very living environment. Exchanging carbon dioxide for oxygen and adding humidity to the air enhances the very air you breathe.
Watering our small space gardening container plants doesn’t have to be chore. This is a task that we can assign to our plants and let them take on moisture as they please. Try watering from the bottom.
The small space gardening gardener wishing to take proper care of his or her garden will let the garden tell them when it is time for a drink. Just like with humans, there are different stages of growth, with each requiring its own attention.
Container gardening allows for much greater freedom in personalizing your garden. Choose whatever type of container that will hold adequate soil, grab your tools and seeds or plants and start designing with the added benefit of fresh veggies.
Small Space Gardening will be greatly enhanced by utilizing the ancient balanced and companion planting techniques utilized by Native Americans and demonstrated by their Three Sister Gardens.
Small space gardening, including container gardening, depends upon a proper foundation of growing medium. Do we use gardening soil, potting soil, or potting mix? This is a question that has been around for some time and this post makes some observations in the differences.
The fruits and vegetables of our small space gardening plot has been plentiful and delicious. The growing season seems so short. In this first post of a 2 part post we look at a couple of gardening tips to extend the season.
photo credit: Hair Squared You have heard others talk about their container garden. Have you wondered what it would be like to have your own? A simplified container garden is a series of plants growing from some form of container…