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Author: admin, 28.04.2015. Category: Organic Food Delivery

Update #1: For those interested in my plans for this project please find plans and download instructions here. Update #4: Don’t forget about watering, make it easy with this micro-irrigation video! Whatever it was, it didn’t take too much further coaxing than a radio ad for 2-for-1 vegetable plants while driving home one day to convince me I wanted to have an organic suburban farm. Hi there, have been looking for some good planter box plans on the net and yours look great! Just wanted to say, after scouring the web for over an hour, I have finally found the right planters for my backyard garden! Also check out some of the related posts for the add on tomato stakes I added later last year. I am thinking of creating a cage to fit on the top so birds and other animals don’t eat half my crop this year. She can make t-shirt scarves and hair bows and french braids and create an entirely new hairdo in two minutes flat for 20 third grade girls. I wholeheartedly agree that you tube is an amazing place, but I believe Laura is even more amazing. And I thought You Tube was strictly for people jumping off things, setting themselves on fire for laughs, or singing off key! I found your blog on Monday via Rhoda at Southern Hospitality and have read every single post. I’m so loving the positive feedback about my garden, guess Kari will have to update pictures of my great bounty as I begin harvesting! I'm Anne & here to help you improve your health and save money by growing your own nutrient-dense food in small spaces. I use this handy guide to find out the optimal days each month to plant, propagate, prune & fertilise.
Window boxes can be attached to structural framework to take the additional weight of soil and plants. Upside down grow bags (also known as Topsy-Turvy planters) – eliminate the need to weed or stake plants like tomatoes and are a good solution for those with poor (or no) soil or very limited space. Low cost topsy-turvy upside down planter bags are a popular choice with many gardeners to grow strawberries or vegies like tomatoes. Hanging baskets – can be positioned at different levels or hung in tiers and make excellent use of aerial space. Tiered hanging baskets increase the quantity of plants you can grow in an otherwise unplantable area. Wall mounted planters – while these planters are used for displaying and growing plants that cascade down, often the wooden or metal containers are decorative, focal points in themselves. Deck or balcony railing planters – available in a variety of sizes and styles that either sit on top of the railing or rest in brackets mounted on railings. Planters can be attached to railings or ledges with brackets like this colourful timber display box of pansies.

Window boxes – although originally designed to sit on a windowsill with plants cascading down, they can also be attached to the wall below a window or hung off balcony railings.
You can imitate nature where you find understories and canopies and plants that grow in nooks and crannies, by taking a layered approach to maximise vertical growing space.
Take advantage of any stackable space - this interlocking block wall on a boundary had tiered spaces just crying out to be planted! Multi-tiered shelving – all sorts of furniture items have suitable shelves or you can make your own. Repurposed furniture like shelves, bookcases and a chest of drawers can all make great vertical gardens if they have adequate drainage.
Tiered stackable planter systems like this Stack-A-Pot with a self-watering system and drip tray are neat self-contained mini gardens. Stackable planters like these come in different sizes and colours, are stand-alone or can be hung on a hook. This vertical pot plant tower is a real eye catching feature as well as being a practical stacking vertical garden system!
Greenhouses and shade houses with shelves are a tiered growing system.  Many are now small enough to fit on a balcony.
In compact spaces, a mini greenhouse like this with shelves opens up the possibilities with what you can grow vertically and through the seasons when the weather may be against you. Planter boxes – available in a variety of sizes, they can be positioned in tiers to maximise a tiny space like a balcony or verandah.
Strawberry and herb pots with multiple planting holes make practical micro gardens, maximising use of vertical space even in a container. Small planting pockets around the sides of the clay pot are perfect for shallow rooted plants like herbs, strawberries and flowers. Ladders and plant stands – with a little imagination, you can create plant stands with anything that has steps. Ladders, step ladders and plant stands all make great garden features as well as vertical structures to put your plants on. Did you find this information helpful?  Feel free to leave a comment below or share it.  Keep up to date with new posts by subscribing to my newsletter (and grab your free eBook) or click on the RSS feed below or to the right.
15 Helpful Design Tips for Vertical Gardens 15 Helpful Tips for Vertical Gardens: Need help with small garden design ideas? Cathy, by the time you fill it with soil, water and plants, the pallet planter WILL be heavy! We used truckloads of pressure treated lumber in the nursery of my 4 decades of growing plants and never experienced any problems. Having scoured the web for different ideas, I knew what would work: A 2' (depth) x 6' (width) x 3' (height) redwood planter box.
I’ve put all the posts, photos and videos about vegetable gardening on one page so you can easily navigate all the tips, tricks and even see what others are doing with my plans as well.
All of a sudden the image of me happily digging through dirt or presenting a dish at a dinner party and declaring that not only did I make the dish, but also grew the vegetables became an obsession.

Look for a fine mesh for the bottom and sides of the planter which will let water drain but not soil. Does this mean that I finally have to surrender, and figure out how to create a twitter account? Most of the videos out there are for vertical beds which are not the same as what is pictured here!
It's laminated, easy to use, works all over the world + the bonus mini companion planting chart makes it a practical gift. Clever use of vertical structures like a feature window box with colourful flowers or edible herbs is a simple solution. Cascading foliage and flowers softens and brightens this space, bringing the outdoors in with a pretty view. Why not repurpose them into garden planters and mount them on a wall or fence with grommets on each corner? One of the benefits is the convenience of reaching out to harvest fragrant edible herbs or an eye feast of colourful flowers from indoors.
Teamed with mini trellises for climbing vegies & a caged tomato to grow an incredible quantity of edibles in a tiny space. More water-loving plants can be positioned at the bottom with those that like dry feet at the top. If you want to secure it to a wall, balcony or fence, brackets or star pickets are a good option. Design Your Own Vegetable Garden Layout Using our Free "Vegetable Garden Planner" Software! The fear is with the chemicals used to treat the wood and if those chemicals will leach into the soil and the plants. The primary chemical used then was – chromated copper arsenate (CCA), a compound using arsenic as its primary rot protectant.
Ita€™s been said her laugh can be heard from San Jose all the way to the Golden Gate Bridge. Some railing planters are intended to hold pots, while others can be planted directly and planter styles include straight, corner and even stacking shapes. Available in a wide variety of materials including wood, resin, fiberglass and metals in different widths and lengths. Email me some photos – I may just have to write another post on vertical gardens … been collecting a few more photos here and there including a horizontal pallet planter! I am so pleased this design is going to good use around the world… A ps – a quick hello to those visiting from New Zealand, and Australia!

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