February gardening tips: Preparing the pots

Rooftop gardening
February 24, 2010

Rooftop gardening is an extreme solution for many growers that can't use a garden, but it can be really satisfying: you will be amazed by your flowers, aromatic herbs, chili peppers and even vegetables.

Indoor PlantsIn February many plants are died, and the young ones are still indoor.

February Rooftop Gardening

The pots are divided into four zones.

Rooftop Gardening1. The plants sowed during autumn and winter: they will be harvested soon, and the pots will be available for the spring transplantings.

Rooftop Gardening2. The last year plants that you want to grow this year too.
These are three chili plants.

Rooftop Gardening3. The empty pots with compost ready to host the new plants.
How to make lasagna gardening in the pots.

Rooftop Gardening4. Isolated from the other pots, the pots where plants have shown parasites.
Throw away the soil in these pots and wash them carefully.

BeetrootA test beetroot.

RadishesTwo Burro radishes, sowed in January.

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