Yet another goal of ours on the road to sustainability is to have a successful container garden. We had a big weekend in the "garden." Ryan has been working on a drip irrigation system (aka plastic water bottle with a hole in the bottom), and it's working great. The tomato plant was purchased about a week ago, and it has already tripled in size.
We are also trying to grow tomatoes and jalapenos upside-down. We know the tomato plant will work; the jalapeno plant is a bit of an experiment.
The herbs are doing well; right now we're growing basil, rosemary, oregano, and mint. I am going to plant cilantro and parsley in the two empty-looking troughs. Once we're able to sprout some fall seeds, we'll ad two large pots (at least) for radishes, beans, chard, and kale.
Any suggestions? Please send them our way!
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