This is for people who are short of space for a garden who have only a small patio or even just a balcony. If there is insufficient room to grow all you want at ground level then think vertical. The answer is to use various types of support such as a trellis or other types of frame that you will see described in this article which I found on the Balcony Garden Web site.

If you live in a city and have a small space (a balcony, rooftop, patio etc.) to grow plants, embrace vertical gardening. And with these 16 Vertical Gardening Ideas?you can do this easily.

Vertical Gardening Ideas for Small Urban Gardens

1. Vertical Lettuce Planter

If you love to grow lettuce, herbs or other green leafy vegetables, this project is for you. With minimal space and efforts, make this vertical planter. This simple project can be completed before lunchtime. Check out the tutorial on Bonnie Plants.

2. Vertical Pallet Planter

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You can have different types of plants (herbs, salad greens or ornamentals) growing in a limited space you have, this way. Here are a few more ideas using pallets in the garden.

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