Making potting soil isn't just cost effective—it also gives you control over your plants' nutrients.
Some people get high tech and use a fish tank aerator for their compost tea, but I just use my stick to slosh everything around for about an hour until it's properly frothy.
Drought-resistant keyhole gardens are ideal for small spaces because that lovely little notch allows you to walk into the centre so you can reach all the glorious plants you've packed the space with.
Composting food scraps from your kitchen is an easy way to reduce landfill waste and create nutrient-rich potting soil for your garden. You probably already knew that. Did you also know you can build your own composter for the cost of a movie ticket and less than 30 minutes of your time?
It's important to determine what type of soil your plants need so you can give them the most optimal conditions from day one.