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This guide looks at urban survival gardening from start to finish, outlining the preparations, tips, and strategies to consider.
When preparing to grow a survival garden, the number of calories a crop offers is an important consideration. Although veggies like tomatoes and cucumbers are nutritious, they won’t keep you full. That’s why when planning your survival garden, you also want to include lots of high-calorie crops.
Rather than planting one herb or vegetable in a small container, plant multiple crops in one sizeable pot. This method makes the most of your space.
Organic fertilizers not only have the potential to boost the growth of your produce but also add in extra nutrients, and you’ve been throwing them away!
Store-bought or homegrown, you can reuse those vegetable scraps to grow an endless supply of food starting with just a container of water at home.
This video is all about getting your hands on compostable materials from around town. The Urban Farming Guys make the process fun and entertaining.
No garden? No Problem! You can grow your own indoor herb garden without a pinch of soil. Even if you have nothing more than a tiny back porch or balcony.
When planning a garden, you can’t just focus on the number of plants you can grow–you also have to think about the nutritional value of those plants.