Vertical Home Gardens with Phytopod Growing Containers

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Vertical gardening in a phytopod growing container gives me the opportunity to grow food in my small yard.

A phytopod planter is made from recycled, or re-used materials and has a built-in internal watering system.

 

Plants can grow along the top and outside surface of the planter which is made from a strong burlap-type material.

The phytopod is set on casters so it is portable and easy to move around.

 

Phytopod-Vertical-Garden-Planter-with-herbs-vegetables

Phytopod vertical planter with herbs and vegetables

 

Living in the city for most of my life, it wasn’t until two years ago that I discovered vertical gardening as a way to grow my own vegetables and herbs.

Growing food has given me a sense of pride and purpose in taking control of what I eat and where it comes from.

I enjoy watching  everything grow and love eating fresh lettuce, basil, mint, strawberries and peas from my own garden every day.

 

 

 Phytopod Fall Vegetable Container Garden

I planted my fall Phytopod three weeks ago.

This is my first fall vegetable planting season in the Washington DC area.

Hardiness Zone 7-8.

 

Newly-Planted-Phytopod-Vertical-Containers-with-vegetable-plants

 

As a gardener, the fall garden is a joy to watch grow!

Fewer pests, diseases and less watering chores, (in most areas).

 

Have you tried growing vegetables in a Phytopod?

What was  your experience?

 

Do visit http://www.facebook.com/phytopod for pictures of my vertical gardens.

@Phytopod-grower,

Julie

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