If your small apartment living has got you longing for more space to grow a few vegetables, don't be distressed! With a little bit of ingenuity and a trip to your garden center you can turn a small apartment space into a world-class garden.
Your First Step to Organic heaven
The first thing that you will have to access is the amount of area that you have to grow in. Most apartments have a small balcony. This space is hardly ever used for anything other than planting the things that you never use. That and letting a little natural light in from outside. If you have an area like this, regardless of the size, you have the potential to grow some great vegetables and herbs.
Once you have your space identified and have called the local thrift store to pick up the unused items that just lost their home, you will need to identify the type of light you have, and what kind of plants will grow in your space. When you have your space prepared, you are ready to take a trip to the garden center.
Use Your Imagination
This is where the imagination sets in, have a look at all of their containers and the items that will pertain to your situation. You can make use out of the vertical areas that you have and situate your plants to get the proper sunlight by ordering their position on your balcony. You can start small with only a few pots. You will want to get the right seeds and be sure that you follow the directions regarding plant food and potting soil. If you have opted to visit a store that supplies garden needs along with other household or hardware needs have a look at their racks and see if there is something that will work to tier your garden.
Ahhh Its Done and Your Adventure Has Just Begun!
In the end, your garden will always be a work in progress. As your plants grow, you will get new ideas and that small space that was once wasted will become a major focal point in your life. Continue to explore your options! There are many online retailers that provide all kinds of gardening essentials. If you are looking for something specific to growing plants and irrigation you could find it here or at any number of retailers. If you do not have a space suitable for gardening, you can always grow herbs and spices next to a window just like a normal indoor plant.
If you need a new way to shake the stress gardening is a fantastic way to find a little peace. If you have a hectic life and you find yourself planted in front of the TV too much. Turn it off and head out on your balcony, there is nothing in life that is better than fresh vegetables... except fresh vegetables that you have grown!