With the prices of produce sky rocketing and the amount of chemicals, GMOs and poisons in our food, it’s no wonder more and more people are turning to their own backyard to grow their own foods. While you may not think you can do much with your space, believe it or not, there are tons of options for small backyards, porches and even windowsills.
Check out these great ideas and start your organic garden today!
I LOVE this pyramid planter from Daves Garden. This would be really simple to make and has such a unique look to it.
Vertical planting is all the rage in the city. Since the garden is vertical it conserves space and allows for plenty of veggies and herbs without taking up the little room you may have. Here is an example with DIY directions from Crazy Horses Ghost
This one is crazy awesome! No space? No porch? No excuses! Here is a Window Pane Vegetable Garden from Gardenista
These hanging tomato plants are great for apartment dwellers. Maximize your porch beams with this DIY from 1001 Gardens
For anyone with some porch space, try this how-to guide from Ann’s Entitled Life
I LOVE this blog ‘SF Girl By The Bay’ as well as her “Garden Corner”. You can see all of her lovely pictures, examples and ideas on her blog HERE
This Hanging Basket Garden DIY from A Beautiful Mess would be perfect for an herb garden and is adorable to boot!
Lastly, check out this AMAZING website The Garden Glove to learn how to do the Square Foot Gardening method. Their guide and organization is impeccable and what’s great is that you can do as few or as many beds as you like depending on the amount of space you have.
With these ideas and DIY setups, you can know exactly where your food is coming from and how it’s being grown. Save money, grow organic and have fun!