How to Create the Perfect Vegetable Garden on a Patio

How to Create the Perfect Vegetable Garden on a Patio


When you think of a garden, usually you think of a yard with lush green area, shrubs, grass, and maybe a few flowers. However, sometimes you just don’t have that space to plant all the crops of your dreams. But, every green thumb needs a small sanctuary. If you want to create your little garden on your patio, here are some tips to help you make it a reality:

Find the Spot with the Best Sunlight

While you might imagine that all crops need large amounts of sunlight, this isn’t always the case. Some crops do take advantage of full sunlight, but other crops prefer shade. For full sunlight, try growing tomatoes or cucumbers. For a patio with more shade, try green veggies such as cabbage. Whichever you choose, be sure the crops have the amount of sunlight they need.

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