Does looking out your balcony door and seeing nothing but buildings and cars make you wish for some more natural scenery?
Have you ever wanted to have fresh garden vegetables at your fingertips, but you thought that it was impossible because you only have a small patio?
Vertical gardening is a way to bring freshness and tasty vegetables to your table, whether you live in the city or have a home with a small yard. Vertical gardening is fun, affordable and flexible, and it can be enjoyed by all ages.
You can vertical garden on a small balcony if the amount of sunlight is good enough. This style of gardening uses less water, less fertilizer and less of your time. You get fewer weeds (and the weeds that you do get are easier to get rid of), and you will have less trouble with pests. Less weeds and pests mean stronger plants, and by growing up instead of on the ground, there is less contact with soil and related diseases. Vertical gardening also encourages better air circulation.
The amount of sunlight you are able to get will determine what vegetables will do the best in your environment. If your potential garden spot is in the middle of buildings or other balconies and patios, keep this in mind when choosing vegetables.