When growing one’s own food in urban and suburban settings, space is often at a premium. Consequently, it is good practice to consider the vertical space available, such as growing container gardens on shelves or using balcony rails as trellises for climbing vines, say green beans or cucumbers. The point is to maximize the square footage of floor space by expanding upwards rather that outwards.
One of the best methods for doing this is creating vertical planting towers, and these — as we’ll explore — come with some additional nifty benefits.
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