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Grow Roses in Containers on Your Balcony

Grow Roses in Containers on Your Balcony

If you’re considering growing roses of your own but lack the necessary garden space, you’ll be pleased to know that many varieties can be grown in containers with great success. All you need is a container of the correct size, potting mix, and plenty of water and sunlight and you will have your rose garden to enjoy in your small space.

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Growing Food in the Suburbs

Growing Food in the Suburbs

My home is a penthouse apartment on the fourth storey of a modern apartment block in a northern suburb of Sydney, about 30 kms from the city. While most other apartment balconies in my heavily built suburb have a potted ornamental or two. There's generally enough vegetables for the two adults here all year-round and a little to share. My apartment is part of a growing global movement of people involved in urban farming.

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Pipe Dreams- How to Grow in a Drainpipes

Pipe Dreams- How to Grow in a Drainpipes

The Tip Shop is a the perfect plaace to find your piece of PVC drainpipe that converts into a slender, small-space fitting container garden! When you look creatively, almost anything can be used as a container to grow plants in. See how to create a container for a very tight space!

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Know Your Balcony Garden Growing Zone

Know Your Balcony Garden Growing Zone

Learn about your Balcony or small space growing zone - did you know that living in a certain place actually determines the type of garden you will have and the plants that grow happily in your space? You can't fight the natural conditions in your garden, work with them by understanding what they are and determining what will grow in such.

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How to Grow an Autumn Balcony Garden

How to Grow an Autumn Balcony Garden

Autumn has arrived and thoughts on the Balcony are turning to planning the Autumn-Winter garden. Many would-be gardeners don't realise that living in a certain place actually determines the type of garden you will have and the plants that you will grow. Focussing on what plants grow best where you live wil help you create a healthy and productive container garden.

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How To Choose The Right Sized Root Pouch Bag For Your Plant

How To Choose The Right Sized Root Pouch Bag For Your Plant

A common myth is that plants will grow larger if potted in a larger pot, like a buying a pair of school shoes at the start of the school year for a child. This seems logical, but actually most houseplants prefer a snugger fit. Here is a guide to selecting the Root pouch bag size for your plant.

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How To Grow Microgreens In Small Spaces

How To Grow Microgreens In Small Spaces

You don't need a yard a deck or a balcony to grow Microgreens. They are the favourite of indoor growers with space challenges who want to grow their own food! Looking attractive, nutirent dense and delicious they can be grown in any container with good drainage. A well lit window ledge is all you need! 

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How To Treat Powdery Mildew In Your Small Space Garden

How To Treat Powdery Mildew In Your Small Space Garden

What do I use on the Balcony to control the dreaded white scourge of powdery Mildew? Summer wouldn't be the same without powdery mildew in the garden! I've sifted through all theinformation on the subject for you and distilled it into this easy,  guide so that you too can manage and treat this very common problem.

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