Creating your own personal garden will help you grow vegetables, herbs or even and flowers!
Backyard gardening is becoming increasingly popular these days and there are numerous reasons for it, high cost of fresh produce and questions about the safety of the produce in many grocery stores are just a few of them.
For whatever your reasons that you are considering your own backyard garden there are a number factors you need to think about before you dive in.
No matter how large or small you balcony or porch or windowsill, you can have a garden. Her tutorial on creating a planted pallet is inspiring and simple.
1. Find a Pallet. Most likely you’ll find one behind a supermarket near the dumpsters so it’s FREE!
2. Prepare the Pallet. Repair any loose boards and add landscape fabric to the back so you dont damage the wall that the pallet will rest against.
3. Pick Your Plants. Cascading plants like the nasturtiums she has on the top level will make it feel full and vibrant. This would also be an excellent place to have a vertical herb garden planted with thyme and basil and rosemary.
4. Enjoy Spring.
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Having fresh herbs in the kitchen is a good idea, especially if your garden space is small. That said, many folks don’t really have a place to keep such a thing. Even small pots can clutter countertops and you might not have the table space elsewhere in the house to spare.