With my increased interest in eating more of a whole-foods, plant-based diet, I decided to try growing veggies on my balcony for the first time ever.
This meant taking a leap of faith, because no living plant typically seems very happy at my place! I guess I need to water them once in a while 😮
I am not vegan, but I’m near-vegetarian, at least when I cook at home. My good friend helped to educate me on how to get started, and I found this book Western Garden Book of Edibles to be particularly helpful as it has simple how-to’s for all the popular veggies, shows when to plant them, how to harvest and has great photos.
I didn’t realize that veggies can be grown in fairly small pots.
I decided to plant what I love to eat and are apparently easy to grow. Here are my garden babies: