Three Ways to Garden Better Next Year

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There is no better time to start planning your spring garden than when you are moving into fall. 

How To Make a Space-Saving Vertical Vegetable Garden - You can get the equipment needed to start a vertical garden pretty cheap or even free if you check out Craigslist to see if someone is getting rid of pallets or wood. If you use pallets, make sure to look for "HT" which means it's heat treated for vermin rather than with harsh chemicals.

WHY?!

You have nearly 6 months to plan, buy, build, remove, improve and whatever else you think needs doing in your yard. This stuff doesn’t happen quickly and it can take lots of money. Give yourself some time to save! 

Space Saving Vertical Garden

Growing your vegetables vertically has so many benefits over traditional gardening. When you grow vertically, you can a whole bunch of veggies, herbs and flowers, all in a fraction of the space they would normally take up. 

This DIY build is perfect for city dwellers who want to grow their own food but are limited because of no garden or a very small one.

You can get the equipment needed to start a vertical garden pretty cheap or even free if you check out Craigslist to see if someone is getting rid of pallets or wood. If you use pallets, make sure to look for “HT” which means it’s heat-treated for vermin rather than with harsh chemicals.

Feeding Your Garden

Every year Americans grind up leaves or bag them up to be taken away by someone else! That is insane. These leaves and your grass clippings are going to make some powerful compost. You need to feed the garden

From this compost, you can also make some great compost tea! Your garden will benefit from these feedings and when your garden benefits so do you! 

Mulching

We all hope that we are going to be weeding champs in the next growing seasons. We had high aspirations at the start of this one. Chances are, you have at least one pot or bed that has been totally overrun with weeds. It happens! 

Mulching with things like wood chips and pine straw can go a long way! 

How To Make a Space-Saving Vertical Vegetable Garden - You can get the equipment needed to start a vertical garden pretty cheap or even free if you check out Craigslist to see if someone is getting rid of pallets or wood. If you use pallets, make sure to look for "HT" which means it's heat treated for vermin rather than with harsh chemicals.

 

 


Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker

If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.

If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then check out Easy Cellar.

Easy Cellar will show you:

  • How to choose the ideal site
  • Cost-effective building methods
  • How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
  • How to conceal your bunker
  • Affordable basic life support options

Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.

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