11 Ideas to Steal for a Moonlight Garden

From the Gardenista.com website: “Moonlight gardens–planted with white and silvery flowers that glow after dark–became an early 20th century fad in both the US and Europe. After having a dream about a garden that shimmered in twilight, in the 1950s Vita Sackville-West created a white garden at Sissinghurst Castle that today remains England’s most visited garden. […]

How to Grow Peppers in Containers

From the Penn State Extension on growing peppers in containers: “Peppers are probably the #3 container vegetable that interests gardeners after herbs and tomatoes. This fact sheet coupled with the advice in “Growing Great Container Vegetables #1: General Recommendations”, should get you on the path to success. Based on our trials programs in 2008 thru […]

Your Guide to Growing Lettuce in Containers 

Rhonda introduces this post with: “For years I struggled with how and when to grow lettuce. So, I decided to try growing lettuce in containers. For three years now, we’ve enjoyed more lettuce than I could have ever imagined. Growing lettuce in containers makes it easy to weed, control disease and harvest seeds.” Rhonda goes on to discuss: […]

Urban Farmer Transforms Community Into Thriving Local Food Haven

This is a great article by Melissa Denchak about Sheryll Durant, a one-woman gardening dynamo who has helped to transform the urban farming movement in New York. In the process, she has helped to not only introduce people to gardening, but to also give people a way to provide healthy veggies for their families. Melissa begins her […]

40 Ways to Maximize a Small Garden

This is a great photo gallery of 40 different small garden ideas.  As you start your garden planning, you might get some inspiration from  some of these garden spaces. Click on the 40 Ways to Maximize a Small Garden link below to see some great small garden ideas. 40 Ways to Maximize a Small Garden

Top 10 Secrets for Growing an Urban Balcony Garden

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Marie Viljoen has an apartment in Brooklyn with a small terrace that allows her to have a garden. She has a table and 2 chairs on the terrace and she grows much of her food in her garden. In this article, she shares […]

53 Favorite Backyard Projects

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. If you’re looking for inspiration and tutorials for backyard projects to tackle this summer, this article could help you! Sunset has collected 53 different backyard projects. Some would work well in smaller spaces. There’s a wide variety of DIY projects: fun, gardening, furniture, […]

28 Small Urban Garden Ideas

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. This article is an inspiration piece. It shares 28 different small urban gardens. Some are very modern while others are traditional. Some are small while others look pretty expansive. I loved #27 because of all of the container plants and # 28 because […]

Urban Garden – Do It Yourself Fence Planter

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Beth has a small 20’ x 20’ urban garden. Vertical gardens are ideal for small gardens like this. She created this DIY vertical Fence Planter that just explodes with color. In this tutorial she explains how to paint the flower pots, install the […]