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Published on March 2nd, 2014 | by Jo Borrás

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Bucket Gardening: 7 Ways to Use Plastic Buckets to Grow Food

When the s*** hits the fan, you may have to depend on your garden for fresh produce. What if you have limited space or need to bug out quickly- did you assume you’d have to leave your garden behind? If you’re growing veggies in 5 gallon buckets, you may be able to take a lot of them with you in the event of an evacuation/move to higher ground.

Here’s a great bucket gardening tutorial from our good friends at Sustainablog on how to turn a small space and a bunch of cheap buckets into healthy, nutritious vegetables. Enjoy!

 

5 Gallon Bucket Gardening: Seven Ways to Reuse Plastic Buckets for Growing Food (via sustainablog)

We usually discuss container gardening in the context of space: if you live in an apartment, or have a small yard, containers might be your best bet. But even though I’ve got space for gardening – not a ton, but enough – I’m thinking about incorporating…




 


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I've been involved in motorsports and tuning since 1997, and write for a number of blogs in the Important Media network. You can find me on Twitter, Skype (jo.borras) or Google+.



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