Small-Space Container Gardens
The Horticultural Society of New York (148 W. 37th St., Manhattan)
6pm doors, 6:30pm start
Free, RSVP requested: firstname.lastname@example.org
”Create A Potager Garden…With a Twist!”
Growing your own food need not turn your small outdoor space into an eyesore. Popular garden DIY gardener Fern Richardson will share ideas for creating beautiful container gardens that just happen to be full of edible plants.
Gardening is both very “here and now” and also forward focused. Yes, most edibles are fleeting and must be enjoyed in the moment. But at the same time, for example, if you want vegetables in the fall, you have to start planting in summer. In addition to planning, Fern will introduce you to fruits and vegetables that you may not have thought of growing before – and that you can grow in a container garden. Fern will also show you how to upcycle found objects like BBQs, wine boxes, and flour sifters into fun containers that will add whimsy to any garden.
And Fern will advise you on how to create a fun, funky (and budget friendly!) vertical planters that will make good use of the small amount of space many urban gardeners have to work with.