How to Make a Vegetable Garden in Apartment – As green is becoming increasingly scarce in large cities, the solution was to build a garden in an apartment. Let’s take a step-by-step look at how you should make a creative vegetable garden in your apartment.
How to make an apartment garden?
Due to the high lack of space in the big cities, architects and landscapers saw in the vertical garden an innovative and creative method to keep green in big cities.
If you are interested in setting up a garden to provide your family with a healthier diet, see the steps below.
By choosing at which point of the apartment you will set up the aerial garden, preferably an airy place with natural sunlight. Look for panels that match the style of the environment.
Leave the tools separate, so that you can properly install the panel. The correct tools are as follows:
- Bushings and screws;
- Drilling machine;
- Metal clamp or hook;
What to plant
On the web, you can find good tutorials teaching how to properly handle all the tools.
f you choose to plant a vertical garden, you should know which are the most recommended. Let’s show below, which are the most suitable for vertical gardens.
- Cherry tomato;
Types of Gardens
For apartment gardens, there are some well-known models, such as the ones we’ll see below.
Pet bottle garden: it is a very popular model and helps to preserve the environment because you will be helping to recycle the bottles. You can either use them whole or cut them in half.
You can choose to put them in crates, which is also a good way to recycle and help the environment.
In boxes, it is also possible to modify the formats. You can stand, lie down or stand upright.
Another style is to use PVC or aluminum, with aluminum or PVC pipe, or even a piece of gutter, you can paint with a spray paint, to give a new look.
Reaproveite the pallets, we can find these pieces in markets, or even in fairs and even in online stores that already sell pallets.
Vases and buckets are traditional options, but they could not be left out of the items that can decorate a vegetable garden. The vases are excellent for supporting when held by a chain. The balcony is also a good environment to create a vertical garden.
Finally, having a garden in an apartment beside being economical, is good for health and still contributes to the preservation of the environment. After all, all the capitals of Brazil need this initiative to maintain the green in large urban centers.
On the web, we can already find NGO initiatives that teach how to set up a garden without any cost, just sign up to participate in the program.
Remember you have to choose a good environment that has light, and the plants must be well chosen.