Why Start a Container Garden?

Twin Acres Homestead

Over the years we have been developing and expanding our ‘big’ garden, but it’s located away from the house and not easily accessible to grab fresh veggies for a quick salad.  I’m hoping to change that this year by adding some container gardens on our deck.

Since I love potted plants but have no extra money right now to go and buy new ones, I have decided to use the many different containers that we have accumulated over the years and plant container vegetables.  This will benefit us in two ways, it will provide the plants I want on the deck, and it will allow for easy access to our salad veggies.

The other benefit I’m looking forward to is that the kids will be able to grab a snack quickly outside.  I remember growing up we were always told that if we were hungry, go get something from the garden.  Most of our…

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