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Tag: fire escape gardening
5 Tips for Successful Fire Escape and Container Gardening
It’s planting season for fire escape gardens here in Brooklyn, and I spent a good portion of yesterday afternoon elbow-deep in dirt. Here’s a little tour of this year’s crop, plus my five must-do tips for growing a successful container garden, no matter where you live! Tip 1Select container-friendly plants that are right for your …
Sunday Snapshot: Fire Escape Strawberries!
My strawberry plants are making strawberries! ON MY FIRE ESCAPE!
Sunday Snapshot: Companion Planting
Yesterday, I learned about companion planting in container gardens. And, as it turns out, we couldn’t have picked a better combination of seeds to start for our fire escape garden! In the pot above, the tomato is cozying up to some basil. We also planted thyme with our strawberries, and the rosemary seedlings are about …