Whether we have acres of land or tiny balconies, empty spaces beg for a garden. With a bit of creativity, gardens in small spaces can be vibrant, fragrant and life-giving. Here are a few hints to help us all get started.
7 Clever Ways to Garden in Small Spaces
Fairly simply to put together using planks and coconut fibres. This gardening wall allows a one-stop salad buffet. Sprinkle on a few cherry tomatoes and salad dressing – finito!
Homemade soup is just one pot away. Follow these steps to plant a successful garden in one simple container. Couldn’t be easier, right?
Shoe Organizer Garden
Love this low-budget solution using a simple item you may already have on hand – a shoe organizer. Not only good for maximizing vertical spaces, but also perfect when critters are attacking your traditional garden. Would be perfect hung just outside the kitchen door, filled with herbs.
Mason Jar Herbs
Everywhere I look, I see the coolest ideas for using mason jars, and this is no exception. Why not plant your favourite herbs in these beautiful jars – they are both decorative and functional. Potting soil, seeds and chalkboard labels come together for a whimsical touch.
This step-by-step tutorial explains how to create your very own pallet garden. This blogger recommends finding a free pallet from grocery or hardware stores. Landscaping fabric, soil and a mix of greenery combine to make this gorgeous display. Prop it against a wall for stunning balcony décor.
Wine Crate Display
Wine crates make casual, rustic containers. Easy to move around to rearrange your patio for a fresh look.
Elevated Garden Table
This is more elaborate to build, but this gorgeous garden table can be brought if you move, so it is an investment. Perfect above-ground option.
Love these gardening ideas to make small spaces shine. Repurpose items in new ways this spring. Use these budget friendly inspirations to get growing.
What is your favourite tip for small space gardening?
By: Karen Gauvreau