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Vertical Planting – Gutters


Posted on March 11th, by Kathy in Containers and Beds. Comments Off on Vertical Planting – Gutters

Vertical Planting – Gutters

Whether you have lots of “ground gardens” and just want to expand or are lacking the space and NEED to go up rather than out, vertical planting is a great option. One of the easiest ways to add vertical growing area to your space to is add gutters to a fence or wall. We recommend planting veggies with a more shallow root system (i.e. leafy greens and herbs) since your soil is only able to be about 4″ deep. Save your deeper planters for things like tomatoes, root veggies, and climbing plants. Be sure your wall or fence is sturdy and can bear the weight of both the planter and zombies pushing on the other side. Below are instructions for adding gutters to your space:

 





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