Urban Garden – Do It Yourself Fence Planter

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 hangers and mount the pots. I also liked the little waterfall planter […]

Garden Design Ideas for Small Spaces

Anne has some great ideas for small space gardening. She begins her post with: “Good design is essential for small space gardens. If you have limited room to grow as many of us do in urban areas, maximizing the area you can garden in and wise plant selection are top priorities. These space saving solutions […]

Small Vegetable Garden Plans and Ideas

Vegetable Gardening Online has an excellent article about creating a small-space vegetable garden.  This is fro their post: “Thinking of starting a small vegetable garden at home? Here are a few easy tips and ideas to help you plan! Square foot, container and other small plot garden plans are perfect for growing vegetables when space […]

40 Genius Space-Savvy Small Garden Ideas and Solutions

If you have a small garden, a garden with poor soil, a patio, balcony or rooftop – YOU CAN GARDEN! There are so many different ways to incorporate a garden into a small space. This article discusses 40 different small garden ideas. If you see an idea you like, just click the link under the […]

5 Easy Small Vegetable Garden Ideas to Try

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. There are some really neat small vegetable garden ideas in this article. If you see an option you like, click on the link for more details. There’s one option that is perfect for indoor gardening, even during the winter. It’s a commercial product, […]

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, […]

Garden Tower Vertical Container Garden [Video]

This is an effective and amazing solution if you have limited space for gardening. In this Youtube video, John explains how to use the Garden Tower Vertical Container Garden to grow 50+ plants in just 4 square feet of space. This is an interesting system that lets you put a veggie garden on your patio, […]

5+ Vertical Vegetable Garden Ideas

Vertical gardening has many advantages. If you have a small garden you can make the most of the space you have. In any garden, a vertical garden requires less bending and stooping. In this article, the Craft Guild shares some creative vertical gardening methods. I counted 7 different vertical gardening ideas. Here’s one example.  You […]

How to Build a Potato Condo

A Potato Condo is a vertical gardening method that allows you grow potatoes in wooden boxes. It works best with late-season potatoes. You start with a bottom box, fill it partially with soil and plant seed potatoes. As the potatoes grow, you add on more boards to make the box higher. You then add more […]

10 Safe DIY Vertical Gardens

This is a nice collection of safe DIY vertical gardens. For each type of vertical garden, Shelley offers helpful tips, advice, and cautions. There are also links listed for each type of vertical garden. Shelley discusses the following types of vertical gardens: Pallet Gardens Fabric Plant Pockets Gutter Gardens PVC Pipe Gardening Grow Bins and […]