Cucumbers are a sweet and tasty warm season vegetable. And one of the easiest vegetables to grow in a home vegetable garden. Given the right soil, enough water and sunlight, you are almost guaranteed a successful cucumber crop. Learning how to grow cucumbers is not difficult and they will taste so good for dinner during […]
Finding the space to grow a successful garden isn’t always easy. Planting in containers is a great solution to this problem. Your average container may have room for a small number of plants, but certainly not a whole garden. GreenStalk is a stackable garden system that allows you to save space and grow vertically. This […]
If you’re limited on gardening space or maybe want to block out some neighbors and get a little privacy in your backyard then building some planter boxes with trellises may be the way to go. These great additions to the garden are easy to build, inexpensive and can provide you with a lot of food […]
Making a pallet planter is a quick way to increase the vertical planting space in your garden. If you find free or cheap pallets it’s much cheaper than purchasing any sort of planter system at the store. You may even be able to find the landscape cloth cheap too. I used some that was used […]
Vertical gardening is something well known in other parts of the world but somewhat new here in the US. Having lived several years in China recently we noticed how many plants and trees were woven and ‘managed’ much so than our growing habits here in the US. Vertical food systems are a new and hot […]
Many of us garden in containers and the following ideas are perfect for trellising over container plants or just over the ground.