Even in northern climes like ours where winter seems to wear out its welcome, there comes a day when you can start getting your hands in the dirt. Even if you only have a little space, gardening is possible.
Small-space Container Gardens: Transform Your Balcony, Porch, or Patio with Fruits, Flowers, Foliage, and Herbs
by Fern Richardson
“This exciting guide layers practical gardening fundamentals with creative solutions that encourage thinking outside the pot. Maybe this means repurposing a shipping pallet to create a colorful vertical garden of nasturtiums and lobelia. Or simply seeing walls, rafters, railings, and everything in between as fair game. You’ll also learn how to tackle unique challenges, like windy conditions when gardening several stories above street level, and how to care for plants and troubleshoot with the best of them.
From design basics to essential plant picks, Small-Space Container Gardens proves you don’t need a yard to have a garden. For anyone who wants more green in their life, it’s time to get out there and start growing.”