For those of you that like the Urban Organic Gardener blog we also have a pretty active Facebook page where we offer tips, tricks, and other things you wouldn’t normally find on this site.
One of our fans, Lillian, sent these pictures of her urban garden:
Hello! I wanted to share with you a photo of my balcony container garden. It’s my first garden and I was inspired by your blog. One thing I did learn not to do again was “don’t plant your entire seed packet especially if you’re growing for only one hungry person”. I have about 40 tomato plants (some tied to the balcony railings, others are of tumbling variety), 8 baby bell pepper plants, 5 green bean bush plants, 2 zucchini plants, and one mysterious plant which I thought was going to be a red bell pepper..but it started growing purple berries (I’ve been dropping the berries off of my balcony for the wildlife, as they don’t taste very good to me). I also thought it would be a smart idea to plant morning glory too, so now I’m trying to fight it off of the tomato plants. Thanks so much for inspiring me! – Lillian