Vertical gardens have become popular among a lot of households owing to the fact that you can grow as many plants and vegetables that you like with just the small garden space that you have. As a matter of fact, peas, berries, and cucumbers grow better when you use vertical gardens. When you take a look at some homes in your neighborhood, there is no doubt that you can see more than one of them that now have vertical gardens installed in their home even just in their own fences or patios and not needing more space to get their trellises placed on them.
A lot of people are starting to appreciate vertical gardens as even if you only have 5×5 feet of extra space, you can still set up a vertical garden using fences and trellises than can plant different fruits and vegetables corresponding to 100 square feet. You just have to take note of one important detail when it comes to taking care of the vertical garden that you have plans of setting up. If you will be gardening vertically, you must make sure that your soil is jam packed with all of the nutrients that your plants will be needing in order for them to grow healthily and at a pace that you intend for them to grow.
If you decide to grow your plants vertically, you need to make sure that they have something that they can cling to as they grow bigger such as trellises, eyebolts, and hangers, and many more. Growing plants vertically should not be that hard if you will just follow some of the things that are listed here to grow your plants.
If you happen to already have a fence in your home, then you will get half the job done. You can come up with your vertical garden with the use of just your fence as you hang planter boxes on some brackets at different levels. With an average small size of a fence that you may have, you can put three pieces of planters on it that come in at least 36 inches of size and have them spaced about 20 inches from each other in a horizontal position.
Having a box garden is great for planting lettuce, carrots, and beets. You might also want to use some wire and have them placed on a grid pattern on your fence have ensure that you leave between 12 and 16 inches of space between your wires. If you intend to grow vegetable vines, you may do so not only with the use of your planter boxes at the bottom of your fence but also with the use of your ground such as growing some peas, squash, and other vining vegetables in them.
You might also like to put some right angles in your fence if you still have some great space on them. You will now have better surface for having your plants grown.