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Everyone enjoys the beauty and scent of flowers and outdoor gardens to houseplants, the pleasure is the same. There are all types of plants that can be grown in all types of containers and gardens.
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Having A Sustainable Garden In an Urban Area
Everyone enjoys the
beauty and scent of flowers and outdoor gardens to houseplants,
the pleasure is the same. There are all types of plants that can be grown in
all types of containers and gardens. Perhaps you are one who would love to grow
an outdoor garden but you feel it is impossible due to living in an urban area.
The following is a list of five methods for growing a garden in an urban
This is a very popular form of gardening for many people, especially those
living in apartments and colder climates. Plants can be grown in containers
indoors as well as outdoors allowing plants to grow all season. Many types of
flowers, foliage, food, and herbs can be planted into all different types of
containers. From flowerpots to tires, you can be
creative. Think of it as a way of repurposing old containers that are no longer
in use. With this type of gardening, plants can be grown with sunlight on windowsills
Some people prefer to stay inside and do their gardening, if you are one of
those people, houseplants would be a good idea. There are many different kinds
of plants that are for indoors only. Houseplants are just as beautiful as
outdoor plants and they also come with many benefits you may not realize.
Houseplants can help you breathe easier because plants take in carbon dioxide
and let out oxygen, thus giving you more oxygen to take in. Think of it as
partnering with your plants. Plants release water and purify the air making
them a natural vaporizer, working toward your positive health. This is a great
thing for people living in colder climates and staying indoors most of the
Gardening in Raised Beds
For those that love the outdoors, but have no traditional way of planting,
gardening in raised beds is very common. These types of gardens are usually
made with concrete, stone, or wood and stand free, allowing the gardener to
have control of the kind of soil being used. Unlike a traditional garden, these
types of gardens will keep the soil warmer and allow for a more significant
water flow. From herbs to ornamental flowers, many different kinds of
plants can be grown in these gardens. These types of gardens are elevated
higher allowing anyone easy access for gardening.
Gardening in Water
If you are one of those people that absolutely love the water and nature but
your urban neighborhood is limiting you from that, then you can create your own
nature. Anything that holds water can hold aquatic plants and fish. Repurpose an
old bathtub or an old container no longer in use. Since you can plant any
number of plants into a warden garden, anything of any size can serve the
purpose, it is entirely up to you. Don’t let your urban life stop you from
enjoying the gardening you love.
Gardening Using LED Lights
The same lights that are used in LED signs can now be used in your
garden. This type of lighting an indoor garden is not only becoming popular for
people living in urban areas, but it is also a smart solution to give plants
the light they need. Unlike conventional lighting, LED lighting is cost
efficient and longer lasting. LED lights do not put off heat so there is no
need to worry about cooling the confined space. LED lights are also safe for the
environment. An indoor garden can be created inside a garage or an old tool
shed giving you the sense of accomplishment in growing your own plants,
vegetables or herbs no matter the season and even while living in your urban
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