Renter’s Advice and Resources

Gardening

12 Balcony Garden Ideas to Make the Most of Your Space

Lisa Wright

 · Sep 29, 2022

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An apartment balcony can make the perfect outdoor extension of your space.

Gardening is one of the most popular hobbies among renters and homeowners.

Megan Foukes

 · Sep 1, 2022

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Everyone needs a little greenery in their life, though taking on houseplants can seem intimidating at first.

Lisa Wright

 · May 19, 2022

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There are several types of indoor compost bins available in different sizes and shapes. These include metal bins, plastic bins and homemade wooden bins. 1. Metal Compost Bins Metal compost bins are relatively expensive when compared to other types, but they’re also more durable. Metal bins do not absorb the smell of the organic waste […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 15, 2011

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A patio vegetable garden with containers can help you make the most of your patio and provide you with a daily supply of homegrown herbs and vegetables. It’s important to ensure that you place the containers in such a way that they get plenty of sunlight. Use nutrient rich soil, water your plants well, and […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 13, 2011

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Most people don’t realize when they attempt indoor vegetable gardening that vegetables that are grown outside can also be grown indoors. However, the size and yield of plants grown indoors will be smaller than those grown outside. Here are six plants that can be grown indoors: 1. Tomatoes Varieties of tomatoes that yield small fruits, such […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 12, 2011

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A garden design layout is a plan that can be adapted to a backyard or an apartment to create a beautiful garden and landscape. Garden design may be done by the owner of the property or a professional hired for the job. A good layout can increase the beauty of the garden while maximizing its available […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 12, 2011

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A kitchen herb garden is easy to grow and can provide your family with fresh herbs throughout the year. An herb garden can beautify your apartment and help you get rid of some of the waste in your kitchen. An herb garden should be easily accessible, preferably on the kitchen windowsill. This is because most herbs […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 8, 2011

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An indoor composting bin is an excellent way to convert household waste such as food scraps and yard trimmings into compost, which can be used as potting soil for plants. Materials can be composted using a special type of indoor bin if you don’t have space for an outdoor compost pile. Here are three placement […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 7, 2011

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One big advantage of using square foot gardening soil is that your plants get the nourishment they need, because the ground is fertile. Because the space is not walked on, the soil is never compacted. Square foot gardens are ideal for small spaces because you don’t need to plant in rows, but instead use the […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 6, 2011

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