Some of you have been asking about my Garden Cart experiment. You guys, this thing is boss hog awesome. It’s PERFECT if you’re stuck living in a place that’s surrounded by a slab of cement. And here’s a secret – I sort of completely forgot about it on the patio for almost two weeks. As in, I didn’t water it OR wheel it out to see the sun.
Quit judging me. At least I’ve managed to keep my kid alive. Of course, he reminds me to feed him so I guess I can’t really take credit for that.
Anyway, the plants are hearty little survivors. Here are the before and after pics:
I had to thin out the broccoli and cabbage (removed three plants of each – I was a little overzealous to start). The herbs haven’t fared well. I used cheap, horrible potting soil in that container. Bad Molly! But aside from that, I’m proud of my happy little plants.
And the stays for the pea runners? They’re made from some of the material that fell from the ceiling of our ghetto carport and scratched up our car. We’re still fighting with our slumlord over that little incident, but it felt good to be able to at least recycle some of the offending material.
Bottom line: this has been an easy, practical solution for life without garden space.