What is Micro Gardening?
“Micro gardening is the practice of intensively food ‘farming’ in containers and well-designed, small urban spaces. Micro gardens are designed to be highly productive; energy and space efficient; sustainable; affordable; and grown in healthy living soil.” – Anne Gibson
In 2007 I was renting a suburban house. It only had a tiny space to grow a food garden. I was recovering from cancer, so was highly motivated to design a mini urban ‘farm’. I needed fresh nutrient-dense food to boost my health and immune system. I wanted to intensively grow a diverse variety of food crops in highly productive pots. I starting thinking about creative solutions to maximise space. I began looking at my garden space through a new micro ‘lens.’ Read more …
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“Hi Anne, I think I my kids may go hungry and housework may not get done in the next few days while I read information on your site. We are about to get an allotment with some friends and will be growing vegetables and hopefully some berries in a ‘real’ garden but I want to expand my little balcony project. Can’t wait to read more on here.”
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