Growing a plant directly on the ground is a great pleasure, but not all of us have a garden to dig and love. Pots are sometimes the only option for us. But, never mind! The variety of forms, shapes, materials and colors and the possibility of easily moving the plants around gives us a lot of landscaping possibilites. Yes, your balcony is a landscape, too. Even your windowsill. However, it’s easy to get lost among the different options, so today I give you some hints to choose wisely.
Category: Vegetable garden
Have you ever wondered how many people are currently residing in cities? The answer is more than 50% of the worldwide population, according to the United Nations. Urban areas keep growing, removing arable land for good. And, have you ever wondered how many resources does it take to maintain a city? Think about water, food, recreation space and possibilities, breathing air, construction materials… Ecological footprint might be an interesting concept to consider.
It might seem silly, I know (and probably it is). But you will impress your little gardener friends with this pill of botanic knowledge because… who knows how to tell which citrus tree is it without looking at the fruit? Just a few botany freaks.