Have you always dreamed of living in the country with acres of land to grow fresh veges and pretty flowers? But in reality you are living in the middle of the city with a balcony that can’t even fit a table? If you are pushed for space but desperate to grow your own herbs and vegetables, check out some of our gardening tips below to help get you started.
Whether it’s your balcony, backyard, or window ledge there are many available solutions to grow your own garden.
Try a container garden or garden bed. These are suitable for many types of plants such as herbs, vegetables and flowers. You can get a huge range of sizes for these, from miniature plant pots to large garden beds or boxes. As long as you use quality soil and make sure they are receiving the right amount of water and sunshine they need, they will bloom nicely.
Vertical gardens are another solution if you have no floor space. Options include climbing vines, tall shrubs, hanging containers or even wooden pallets.
If you visit your local garden centre they will provide you with plenty of available options to suit your space. There are also dwarfs breeds of many popular plants designed for small gardens.
Just because you are limited for space, does not mean you have to forfeit the idea of having your own garden. Get creative and research different ways on how to grow an urban garden to suit your home. After all there is nothing better than eating your own fresh vegetables.