How To Grow Your Own Food If You're A Renter

How To Grow Your Own Food If You're A Renter

Allison Verdoorn
Aug 1, 2011

When thinking about a system for growing food as a renter there are a few important things to consider: Can you take it with you when you leave? Does it fit in your small space? Does it take advantage of your lighting conditions? Is it a low cost and sustainable solution? Find out more after the jump.

Jennae from Green Your Decor has put together a great guide for growing food as a renter. She has lots of great ideas that are worth checking out, for example:

Potato Bags

In recent years, potato bags have emerged as a popular way to grow plants without all the digging required for a plant that grown underground or the need for a large plot. The bags come empty, so you'll need to fill them with compost. Start with a 4-inch layer, then add the potatoes and cover with more compost. As the potatoes begin to sprout, continue to cover them with compost until four inches from the top.

Read more: How To Grow Your Own Food If You're a Renter at Green Your Decor

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