Now that the weather has warmed up, it’s the perfect time to start growing some food! Whether that means rows and rows of veggies or a few pots of herbs, there’s something gratifying about eating food that you grew yourself. Growing food is a great way to help get that grocery budget under control and spend some time outdoors, too!
No matter how much (or how little!) space you have, a container garden can be a great way to get into growing some food of your own. If you plant in containers with a mix of organic potting soil and good compost, you avoid issues with weeds, poor soil quality, or contaminated soil that can come with planting in the ground.
Plants that grow well in containers include: herbs, hot peppers, beans (if you have room for them to climb), small tomatoes, garlic, strawberries, salad greens, chives, and edible flowers.
Sure, you can hit the home improvement store for pots, but why not give your container garden a bit of personality and save some money at the same time with these unusual garden hacks?
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