My garden is 4’x8′ made from 12″x8′ lumber. Three boards are required, with one being cut in half. The pieces are screwed together and the corners reinforced with 4″ square pieces cut to the same length as the depth of the garden and screwed in place.
The site where the box is to be put should be cleared and leveled so the container sits securely in place. Once the box is in place, fill it with organic soil and plant with your veggies of choice.
So, what do you do if you don’t have enough yard for a garden? There are a number of alternatives that will allow you to grow lettuce, herbs and maybe even tomatoes. Tomato plants, though, do have a tendency to get BIG and likely do better in a garden setting.
Take a look at some of these creative ideas.
My daughter used wine crates as containers for her herbs and vegetables.
Well, you get the idea that you can do a little gardening most anywhere. To get the skinny on growing in containers, look here. It’s a great place to start. A couple of things I have learned is to water newly planted vegetables and herbs often to help them get started and harvest often to encourage reproduction. Have fun with your garden and let me know what you learn.
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