If you do not own a yard to grow a garden in or if your gardening space is limited, you perhaps want to consider growing a rooftop garden. Both flowers as well as vegetables can be grown well in containers. If you have a roof that is strong enough and flat enough to support a garden, it is a perfect place for growing a container garden. To Grow a Rooftop Garden, you will need:
- Strong, flat roof
First, you have to choose an area of the roof that gets the most sun for a garden. After that, you need to lay down plastic sheeting on the roof where you are going to put the garden containers. Then, you must collect pots or garden boxes for growing your plants in. Next, you should Place containers on the plastic sheets. You can fill them with soil and plant vegetable or flower plants in them.
Forth, you have to Mulch the top of the containers around the plants with organic mulch. After that, you need to Water the rooftop garden every day unless it rains. Last, you must fertilize plants as needed. You should be careful not to over-fertilize because too much fertilizer can cause the plants to burn.