This article was guest written by Cloe Matheson
Do you love the idea of biting into fresh, organic fruits and vegetables? There is something about home produce that is crisper and juicier than the store-bought stuff. Read on for 5 flavor tips on how to spark your green thumb into action and grow your own food.
Picture a cute windowsill chock-full of fresh herbs. You’ll no longer need to add flavour-enhancing packets to your grocery list. Establishing a windowsill garden gives you the opportunity to grow your own produce in tiny spaces.
Stop throwing out herb plants after only plucking a few leaves. Instead, plant your favourite herbs in your windowsill garden. Herbs like coriander and parsley can be expensive for their weight, so this can help those on a tight budget. Your window garden can range from inexpensive to more intricate. For more permanent gardens, you can buy designed terracotta windowsill gardens to host your herbs.
Shipping containers are an innovative method of growing fresh produce. These recycled shipping containers are insulated and climate-controlled. This ensures that your produce grows without a hitch.
Using shipping containers as a garden also helps reduce setup time when compared with a greenhouse. Greenhouses can take weeks to set up and often required a lot of maintenance. If you are stuck for time, opt for a repurposed shipping container and let its efficiency surprise you. These containers are perfect for those who have a concrete backyard space. Instead of tearing up concrete and laying soil, you only need to worry about filling the dedicated space in the container.