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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.

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