Now THAT’S a rooftop garden • Photo courtesy: Bacsac
But since downsizing in retirement often means smaller yards, I’ve been thinking about tiny gardening. Tiny yards, or even urban dwellings, can offer a chance to get dirt under your nails.
Top: Close-up of a tiny 4' x 4' garden
Bottom: An intensive deck garden
Photos courtesy: Square Foot Gardening
Wilson waters her trailer garden |
in this 1959 Saturday Evening Post
cover by Stephen Dohanos
Nourishmat is a 4' x 6' all-in-one roll out garden • Photo courtesy: Nourishmat
What are your ideas for tiny gardening?
UN Food and Agriculture Organization research shows that a well-tended micro-garden of 11 square feet can produce as much as 200 tomatoes a year, 36 heads of lettuce every 60 days, 10 cabbages every 90 days and 100 onions every 120 days. - NPR