Tag: planters

Potato Planter

Building a Growing Potato Planter

With so many people going back to the “Little House on the Prairies” lifestyle and baking bread, I decided to go in another direction and start to grow potatoes for the family. So I built a growing potato planter – in our front yard. I went to my local lumber store and bought the supplies: […]


A Couple of Urban Gardening Ideas

A simple addition to your patio planter can be chives; amazingly beautiful when added yo your urban gardening routine and also very useful in your kitchen. For example, this beautiful planter has chives growing in it and foodies know that chives are absolutely delicious in many dishes. When homegrown they are even more amazingly flavourful. […]


My 100 foot diet for 2012

Over spring break not only did I attend the BCTF AGM, I also had a colleague deliver a truck load of horse shit to my house in order to begin my annual 100-foot diet. Seeing as it is my goal to have a 100-foot diet, I try not to use stuff from too far away. […]