Edible landscaping: Hiding edible plantings in a HOA situation
@torey brought this subject up while talking about sage being very practical in a well manicured flower bed. I would like to discuss this subject for our urban readers' benefit. Can we make a list of edible trees, herbs, fruits & veggies that would be suitable and could blend into a difficult situation like an HOA? Each of…
Growing potatoes in a small urban garden
I'd like to hear from anyone here who has successfully grown a productive potato patch in a very small garden. My past attempts to grow potatoes either in raised beds or grow bags of soil have had poor productivity. Sources I have read say I should get 5X to 10X the weight of potatoes that I planted in seed, but I…
Free Seed Library: What a fun idea!
I like the addition of canned foods to this idea. I am out in the country, so this wouldn't be something that would work well where I am. Maybe some of you could start one.
I thought this was an interesting concept. I was surprised that the sides were open, however, since they were considered terarriums. I think a DIY could be simple to construct. A deeper one may be possible with an old fish tank or a more shallow custom made tank. I keep thinking that some turtle tanks are lower in height,…
Edible Backyard Summit: March 23-25, 2021
Composting container and recipe for a small space
Hi. My garden is only 10' x 5' and filled with flowers, tomato, zucchini, and pepper plants that I started from seed. It's my first time, so I'm pretty excited. Anyway, after watching/listening to the incredible speakers in the summits, I know that compost is what is best for plants as they grow. Us city dwellers have very…