Starting a Container Garden – Tips and Tricks

Starting a Container Garden Tips and Tricks

The tides have changed…

I know I mentioned in this post a few weeks ago that gardening wasn’t much of an option our shady woods. Well, Hubby has determined that we have just enough sunshine in one corner of the yard near the driveway to grow some plants.

Yay!

So, now my job is to look for creative ways to plant some veggies for the summer. Container gardening seems to be the best option for this area of our yard. But I’m finding some pretty cheap ways to make a simple raised bed too.

Here are some of the tips and ideas that I’m going to implement in our tiny garden area:

Getting started:

Creative containers:

What to grow:

I’m excited to try my hands at a few of these. I don’t have much of a green thumb but I’ve got to start somewhere! Food is expensive and if I can start saving us a few dollars here and there I’m all over it. Plus the fresh taste of vegetables right out of the garden can’t be beat.

Do you garden? Have you tried a container garden?

 

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