How to Grow Salads Without a Lot of Space

Want to grow your own food but you haven’t got a garden? You don’t need one.

Behold the windowsill garden plan:

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How to Grow in Small Spaces: Balconies

The beauty of living in the city is that you’re very close to shops. Whilst this is often a very useful thing; you’re bringing home that bag of salad, or those tomatoes still clinging to the vine which are costing you a fortune. The truth is, much of this stuff can be grown easily, and it can be done without huge amounts of space. All you need is a little bit of time and some forward planning and you, too, could be enjoying your very own food.

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How to Grow in Small Spaces #1

Although I have a large allotment plot, I take every opportunity that I can get to grow my own food. At home, I have tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, salads and beans all growing away. It might surprise you to know that many of these vegetables can be set up with limited space.

Tomatoes only need grow bags, or 30cm pots to grow. Beans will also happily grow in these pots and salads can be set up in any sized container, from mushroom tubs right up to big pots.

Today, in just 3 easy steps, I’m going to show you exactly how you can create your very own growing space using just a windowsill.

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5 Easy Ways You Can Save Money By Growing Your Own

5 Easy Ways You Can Save Money By Growing Your Own

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Every time I go into the supermarket and I look at the veg section I despair at how much money a packet of spinach is.

Spinach is one of the easiest things that you can grow. Yet, gardening is seen as this difficult thing that only people either with qualifications or with the time to spare can do. The same can be said about all of the dark leafy greens, as well as vegetables like peas, potatoes and tomatoes.

In this week’s blog I’m about to blow your mind.

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Why Should I Grow My Own?

Good question, I hear you ask…

I’m sure many of you see the world of gardening as a complicated and alien place. Chances are, the only time you’ve heard that word is either when your Grandparents start telling you about their marigolds, or when you’ve accidentally flicked the TV onto Gardener’s World. You may once have stumbled across a garden centre, strange as that idea might be, but you’ve swiftly avoided it before being trapped forever.

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