15 Apr '12, 2pm

A step-by-step guide to starting an urban garden (city folks can grow their own food)

Are you looking to start an urban garden this spring and not sure where to start? I hear you on that. That's exactly where I was back in the spring of 2009 when I first started urban gardening. I'm now a successful urban gardener in Los Angeles , and I'll help you to grow your own food. At the time, I was living in one of the least garden friendly environments in the world — New York City. I barely had enough room for my bed, let alone a garden. After spending weeks researching and not coming up with anything at the library that spoke to me and my needs, I decided to just get started and figure it out. I want to share what I've learned with you. This isn't a magical formula that is going to allow you to grow 25 pounds of tomatoes or 300 cucumbers. It's practical advice that will help you to utilize and maximize your limited space (not everyone is privileged enough to have ...

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