According to Michelle Slatalla, editor of Gardenista, vegetables can thrive in wine boxes or in other crates if you follow a few simple steps. Here are some tips and tools to help get you started. For the full story, visit Remodelista. (All photos via LLH Designs, except where noted.)
Above: Houston-based gardener Linsey Hasenbank’s DIY salad garden, ready to harvest. For instructions on how to make your own, visit LLH Designs.
Above: If you want to grow salad from seed, consider the Leafy Greens Mix. It includes lacinato kale, red Russian kale, Osaka purple, red giant mustard, ruby streaks, tatsoi, and ruby red chard; $2 from Fire Escape Farms.
Above: The vegetables are almost ready to plant.
Above: Free pot-bound roots with a Buck Revel Folding Knife; $21.46 from Amazon.
Above: Gardening gloves made of washable goatskin; The Pallina Gloves cinch at the wrist to keep dirt out; prices range from $40 to $45.
For the complete story, visit Remodelista.