Potatoes in a container

Potatoes in a container

You can make the inside pot by cutting up a normal pot. Start with two pots the same size. Cut the inside pot to allow access for harvesting. Great idea for gardening in small spaces.
Walk-in Gardens extend the growing season

Walk-in Gardens extend the growing season

Extending Our Growing Season I believe that every house, South of Auckland, New Zealand, should have such a garden. Bold statement yet it would create self-reliance to nearly 2.8 million people. You man not be from New Zealand, but for those who are, if you live south...
Extend growing season

Extend growing season

Build your own hoop garden to extend the growing season. Protect your vegetable plants from frost and snow. Grow vegetables all year round. Best Instructions Here is a PDF document withe the best instructions I have found on how to build a cloche. Hoop support I use...
Climbing trellis

Climbing trellis

Some of your plants will like to climb. This is one way to make a trellis, almost for free. A most helpful climbing trellis is that made with bamboo, wire and spacers. Photo byLaura Fitch. I cut some light hose into short segments; each as long as the space between...
Primary Activity for Children – Make a garden

Primary Activity for Children – Make a garden

One really good way to get parents motivated to build gardens is to hold a primary activity where the little children need to bring along their fathers. With building materials ready-cut to size, each father helps their child to build a box garden. They take home the...
Micro gardens

Micro gardens

If you have just a small place to grow your vegetables you might try a micro-garden. They can be as small as a single pot-plant on a window sill. Smallest gardens can be most productive Small areas around flats can be some of the most productive food producing areas...