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Renter’s solutions: gardening without a garden

Posted on 2013-04-04

It can be difficult to be green fingered if you’re renting a flat or apartment that doesn’t have a garden. However, there are lots of articles and blogs online that offer a wide-range of top tips and ideas for growing plants and even vegetables on balconies, patios and windowsills.

The creators of apartment therapy have shared ‘the small space pallet garden’ from Life On The Balcony, which offers you a step-by-step guide to maximising your gardening space with a cheap DIY vertical garden.
For more information visit:
lifeonthebalcony.com/how-to-turn-a-pallet-into-a-garden/

Apartment Therapy have also posted 10 ideas for your patio or balcony, which shares some great DIY potting ideas to grow everything from shrubs and flowers, to vegetables and citrus trees.

Some of their ideas include growing herbs and plants in glass storage jars, self irrigating containers made from plastic tubs and old wine cases used for a veggie patch.
For more information visit:
apartmenttherapy.com/gardening-without-a-garden-10-ideas-for-your-patio-or-balcony-renters-solutions-167221

Martha Stewart also shares her ideas for small-space gardens, and focuses on window boxes, patio gardens and tea gardens in a box, as well as a host of top tips for what to grow, where to grow and how to grow. For more information visit: marthastewart.com/337398/small-space-garden-ideas#308312

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