Gardening In A Box

Sometimes you may not have access to a wide open field to plant a garden in but you still want to enjoy gardening and eating fresh fruits and vegetables.

Small Space Garden
Small Space Garden

There are several ways people grow their own gardens but the one that is becoming more popular is called organic gardening.

Growing a garden inside can allow you to produce fresh fruits and vegetables any time of year because you can control the climate that the plants need to grow.

When you teach your children to grow organically they can enjoy the fact that they can pick fresh fruits and vegetables right off the vine and eat it right away. With chemicals you must wash your food thoroughly in order to get the chemical off of the food.

There are several different ways to grow fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs inside. so when you are ready to plant you can ensure that your soil is rich enough in vitamins and minerals to help seeds and plants grow.

You may want to use pots to grow your garden, a flower bed outside of your window or your front porch or you may be able to find a mini greenhouse that you can set up on your front porch or in your front room that faces the sun so that your plants will grow in a warm and well lit environment.

Building a raised garden box to grow food for your family is a fun project and a healthy way to provide produce. It will save you money, time, and involves less effort than digging an in-ground garden plot. This is great for all ages. The kids can learn how food grows starting with seeds. Get started after the jump. To grow your garden in a box is simple

Go to the store and find a square box, a round galvanized tub or anything like that where you can place soil in with a little depth. Gather all your seeds and planting supplies in order togrow your garden.

Because of the limited space you will not be able to grow a complete row of vegetables but you will be able to put fresh vegetables on your table occasionally.

You may want to dehydrate your vegetables as they grow so that you can preserve them and eat them later when you have a craving for something from the garden.

Even if you cannot grow a big garden there are other ways to get what you want from a garden without paying a lot of money for it.

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