Small house and garden are one of the ideal living space for a person. Its spacious ground and windows give the feeling of living in a large home. There is space to move about in small house and garden because of its huge roof and well-ventilated room. But most important of all is that there is enough space for every purpose, activities and enjoyment.
Living in a small house and garden has some disadvantages as well as advantages. It’s the biggest disadvantage is the limited space you have for an apartment. You can’t build your own apartment garden, but this issue can be solved by apartment gardening in your spare room.
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For small and medium size apartment owners, small house and garden can give good results in terms of having vegetables and fruits in a limited space. It can also provide benefits such as reducing the cost for fresh food. There are many plants, grasses, flowers, herbs, fruit trees and vegetables that can be grown in small containers. With this kind of container, small house and garden owners can grow almost everything they need.
Container plants are very advantageous for apartment dwellers. These plants help to save your apartment building’s roof from damages. These plants are sturdy, so they don’t easily wither, decay or rot. They survive even with minimal care.
When planning for a small and simple apartment vegetable garden, make sure that there is ample lighting. This is important especially if you plant small herb plants. These plants require indirect light from windows, doors or skylights. In direct sunlight, they will often survive. However, you must be aware that too much direct sunlight can cause burning. You might also have to relocate the plants if you want to put them under the sun for long periods of time.
Another problem you might encounter when growing plants in small pots weeds. You must carefully weed your plants to avoid them being eaten away by other plants. Always pick the ones with good growing conditions. Try to use a hoe or rake to cut down tough weeds. Keep your plants watered, but do not let them become too dry.
If you plan to grow your own vegetables, you should plan ahead. Do some research on various plants. Determine the vegetables that will give you the most productivity. Then plan how to plant these plants. All these things will help you build a successful and a small house and garden.
Your house is just one part of your garden. Think of the overall landscape as a whole. It’s important to have a theme or a look you can work with. For example, if you plan to plant herbs, then choose a theme that will fit your home.
Next, do not forget to plan where the doors of your house will lead to. You may be surprised at how many plants get lost due to bad placement. Again, this can be solved if you plan properly.
Lastly, don’t forget to put thought into your house. Make sure you place it on a large piece of land with plenty of sunlight. If you have a small house, you have less space to work with. If you do not have a big yard, you can still enjoy gardening because you can put a small house on a small plot of land.
One of the most important things that have to be planned carefully is the entrance of the house. The door should lead from the house to the garden. It’s also a good idea to include a small patio in the garden for an entrance. The garden can become the entertaining area for visiting guests. There are so many ways a small house and garden can be used.