No matter where you live, gardening is possible. All it takes is for you to learn some basics. Although some vegetables are better when planted on the ground, a good gardener can make just about anything work.
If you’re looking into balcony farming, consider these three essentials:
- They need to hold the soil in place. You can use thick plastic or burlap bags, tires, terracotta pots, or anything that will provide a stable receptacle for soil.
- They need drainage. Plants don’t want to sit in water, so it needs someplace to go. Draining holes at the bottom of the container is critical.
- They need to be at least 10cm (4”) deep. Deeper than this is even better – in fact, the more room you can offer the plants, the larger their root systems will grow, so they’ll be able to take up more nutrients.
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