There was a time when growing tomatoes outside in Belgium was considered impossible, what with cold and wet summers. The last few years with heatwaves have changed this. Choosing which types of tomatoes to grow whether in garden soil beds or in pots on balconies or on roofs usually takes a year or two of …Read More about Regular city tomatoes
The humble radish is one of the fastest and most reliable cropping vegetables with seedlings appearing after 5 days and the crop ready after 6 weeks. This makes it ideal for people wanting to test out a planting space on a windowsill, balcony, or in the garden. Radish also are ideal starter plants for children. …Read More about The humble radish
Growing your own salad on a windowsill or balcony has never been easier. In recent years varieties have appeared for “cut and come again” growing which enable a constant supply of fresh leaves over many months. Salads prefer the cool months either side of summer so now is the time to start. The tools required …Read More about Balcony farming
Balconies come in many shapes and sizes in the city. They make ideal locations for mini kitchen gardens producing salads and small vegetables in containers. Being close to the house is ideal for kitchen use.