Here’s the deal on potted patio trees. Every balcony, deck, and patio can use a least one small patio tree. These container trees range from 3′ to 8′ feet tall and are easy to move around if needed. Potted trees bring height to a small area and tight space, especially on a balcony.
Side yards play an important role in landscaping and tying the front and backyard together. One way to link the spaces together is by using some of the same plants from both areas of the garden to match the styles.
BHG.com offers some good ideas for ways to get your side yard in action. Here are a few ideas to get some creativity going:
Fruits and vegetables from a garden will be higher in vitamin and mineral content, especially since they don’t have to travel thousands of miles and then sit in a store before they make it to your plate.
After almost a year of implementation, MADRE releases its Best Practice Catalogue on urban and peri-urban agriculture. Developed by ANIMA Investment Network, it highlights the best practices identified in the 6 metropolises associated with the project, in terms of farmers' innovation, social innovation, consumer innovation, academic research, territorial innovation and transnational innovation.