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How To Grow Corn in a Small Space

How To Grow Corn in a Small Space

Corn is traditionally grown in garden beds and fields however, not owning either, I have had great success in growing crops of corn each Summer in containers on my Balcony. This means that you too can grow in your small space! 

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The Joy of Growing a Garden

The Joy of Growing a Garden

Growing a garden in a small space is one of life's greatest privileges. Whether it is large or small, on land or a container garden, producing food or something pleasing to the eye is very satisfying. Lessons from my Balcony garden transfer well to life.

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Pickled Balcony Cucumbers Recipe

Pickled Balcony Cucumbers Recipe

Pickles are quick and easy to prepare and are a favourite traditional food. Fermented foods aid gut health and it's so easy to do! This is the recipe I use for quick and easy pickles using my Balcony grown Cucumbers. 

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Easy tips for managing your Balcony garden in Summer

Easy Summer Gardening Tips for Your Balcony Garden

Balcony growing in apartment blocks is rewarding! Factors such as exposure to intense sun or lack of it, reflective surfaces, wind and light can all make growing a few storeys up challenging to the urban apartment grower.

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The Urban Gardener's guide to gifts that keep on giving

The Urban Gardener's guide to gifts that keep on giving

We have the perfect gifts that keep on giving - either potted up for your Giftee with love and patience and presented as a package set for gardening success or as packs for the would be gardener. Our Grow Packs are one of the most hardy, sustainable gifts you can find!

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Gardening Australia Visits our Balcony Garden

Gardening Australia Visits our Balcony Garden

Costa Georgiadis, Gardening Australia host visited the Up On The Rooftop Balcony garden recently and showcases how I personally grow in containers, proving that with some easy tips and practises, having the small space garden of your dreams is achievable.

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The Best Grow Bag Root Pouch

What makes Root Pouch grow bags different from the rest?

In the confusing world of fabric grow bags, how does one select the brand that will provide the superior growing environment your plants, shrubs and trees should have? Tested under the same strict legal standards as materials and items requiring USFDA Food Safe credentials, Root Pouch fabric is the only one of its kind in the world to meet these stringent guidelines. You can be sure that you are growing food and edibles safely. Meet Jim Averna President of the company and Ashley Fromm, Vice President who proudly stand by their product and tell us why.

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Growing Tomatoes In A Small Space

Growing Tomatoes in a Small Space

I have grown Tomatoes in containers on my Balcony and in previous homes for many years. Here is a list of some of the things I have found to be the most important aspects of growing Tomatoes in small spaces.

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