Category Archives: Small Spaces

6 Tips for Creating Fabulous Container Gardens

Container gardening is a great way to get fresh food in a small amount of space. You can grow an almost endless array of veggies from salad greens to tomatoes to—believe it or not—some varieties of corn. Here are some … Continue reading

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Tips for Choosing the Best Pots for Your Container Garden

Let’s face it: there isn’t much space in the big city for gardening. But that doesn’t mean you can’t add a little green to your life! Container gardening was made for city dwellers. You can have great success—not to mention … Continue reading

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Growing an Indoor Herb Garden

Many gardeners dread the winter months: no digging in the garden, significantly less fresh local produce, and very few fresh herbs. But the good news is that even if you don’t have an indoor greenhouse, you don’t have to give … Continue reading

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Tips for Growing Succulents Indoors

In hot climates, succulents grow more easily than grass. In climates with colder winters, this can present quite an obstacle for those who love succulents. Succulents do need to go through a dormant period in order to thrive and grow … Continue reading

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Want Low-Maintenance Plants for Your Balcony Garden? Try Herbs!

Being an urban gardener can be a challenge. It’s hard to find space to plant unless you’re fortunate enough to live in a city with public gardens in which you can rent a lot. Not only that, but the idea … Continue reading

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Decorating Your Garden for Halloween

It’s the scariest time of year, and your garden should be no exception. You’ve already got great scenery at your disposal, so why not use it to create a scene both beautiful and haunting? Here are some ideas to spookify … Continue reading

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Plants to Purify Your Home

You want your home to be a fulfilling, restful place. Some smartly-chosen greenery can not only provide a good feeling of relaxation but actually contribute to the health of your home through air purification. But which plants to choose? Here … Continue reading

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Gardening for Small Spaces

If you live in an apartment, and especially in an apartment in a big city like New York, there just isn’t always space for gardening. But that doesn’t mean you can’t do any gardening or growing! There are plenty of … Continue reading

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Indoor Gardening Insights: How to Care for Air Plants

Air plants, also known as Tillandsia, have been growing in popularity over the last few years, and are ideal for urban dwellers who want indoor plants that don’t require too much attention. According to Better Homes and Gardens, there are … Continue reading

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Must-Have Tools for the Urban Gardener

If your home or apartment is anything like mine, you may often find yourself struggling to find additional storage for those items you just can’t bear to give up. I barely have enough space to garden, let alone store gardening … Continue reading

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