Vertical gardening is an excellent way to grow more food in a small space. Rather than placing just a single pot on a table, windowsill, or on the floor, you can make use of wall space to hang a row of planters full of small space food plants. If you’re working indoors, you don’t have to stick to just cold weather plants, but in case folks are wanting to do this outside, here are some smaller food plants that would work well vertically:
- Green onions
- Swiss chard
If you’re growing just indoors, herbs are a great option for vertical gardening. I’ve had great luck with:
You can find companies online that offer pots specifically designed for hanging on the wall, or you can make your own. I saw a very cute vertical garden idea that uses reclaimed bottle tops, or you can transform a hanging shoe organizer into a wall garden.
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