Top Tips for Small Sustainable Gardens
Part of the Sustainable Gardening For Dummies Cheat Sheet
Modern urban living poses many challenges, not the least being how to create and maintain a sustainable garden in a small space. If you’re a gardener at heart and only have a small backyard or even just a balcony, here are a few tips to get you growing, sustainably.
Grow beans, peas or cucumbers on a trellis or tripod in large decorative pots.
Plant dwarf fruit trees.
Espalier your trees along a fence or a wall.
Grow herbs and cherry tomatoes in hanging baskets.
Pay attention to detail; it’s easy to make a small garden look cluttered.