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Monday, January 18, 2016

Patio and Small Space Gardening

Small Space Gardening to Maximize Utility of Deck, Patio, or Window.

There are several reasons to grow a small amount of plants in or around your home.  Food prices rise every year.  With corporations continually cutting corners at the cost of quality; growing your own food make sense.

Other reasons for growing green:
  • Increased oxygen (1)
  • Create a micro climate (2) (keeps cool in the summer and warmer in the winter near plants)
  • A useful hobby, that can pay for itself
  • People are physically happier around plants (3)
There are many more reasons to grow plants, but these few big ones; that may encourage you to give some serious thought to adding a plants to your household.

The more people there are the more we are squished together.  Several people feel they do not have the time and more importantly the space to upkeep a garden.  These are common obstacles that keep several people from taking up gardening or keeping plants.  However, there are methods that can reduce the amount of: space, resources, and time; needed to grow useful plants.

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1)  "Increased Oxygen Benefits & Information | Heal inc." 2014. 21 Dec. 2015 <>

2)  "Creating Your Own Micro-Climate - Organic Gardening ..." 2014. 21 Dec. 2015 <>

3) "Plants Make You Feel Better | Psychology Today." 2009. 21 Dec. 2015 <>