We've heard a lot of people stress the benefit of having a yard and a garden as a reason to abandon the high-rise, urban lifestyle. But we, of course, are well aware that there's no real barrier to having a garden if all you have is a patio. Urban gardening blog Heavy Petal gives us five reasons that container gardening, no, farming, doesn't have to be second-rate.
- You can get specific with soil.
- You can move them around.
- You can build a garden anywhere.
- Compaction is reduced.
- Pests and weeds are easier to control.
See the complete blog post here.