Written by Craig Living in a small apartment doesn’t mean that you can’t bring the beauty of nature into your small home. There are design opportunities for even the tiniest of dwellings. Indoor gardens are gaining more popularity as people look for ways to improve their homes with live plants, whether they are edible or for decoration. By making a design plan for your space, you can grow a luxurious garden that will make you happy to come home. Plan […]
The fall season, which starts in less than two weeks gives us another chance to grow a balcony or patio garden. I have started sprouting seeds in containers. Combining certain plants helps to repel bugs from decimating up my garden. Whether you like planting flowers, vegetables or herbs, companion planting helps plants to thrive. The infographic below gives some good advice on companion planting. Source: https://articles.homeadvisor.com/r/a-visual-guide-to-companion-planting/
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I’ve been seeing Facebook posts about starting up this year’s garden. I know it is still early March and in many areas the cold is still lingering. But it is not a bad idea to start thinking about growing a few herbs and vegetables in your apartment balcony or patio. With a little planning, you can get your apartment garden started a minimal cost. That’s why it’s best to get started early. Set […]
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This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com To become more self sufficient, a common piece of advice is to grow your own vegetables. Ideally, you would have a nice sized backyard to start your garden, but apartment dwellers have very limited space. So we decided to try growing some vegetables in the balcony. I don’t have a lot of plants: just a few tomatoes, peppers, mint, rosemary, basil, green onions, parsley and cilantro. Here are some ideas to […]
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Welcome to another Monday Musings, where we share interesting links about all things preparedness, as well as updates on the blog. First the blog updates… What’s going on with the apartment aquaponics project? … Continue reading
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