I figure by now you are all wondering how the garden is doing! it has been two months since i decided to try this experiment, and probably about 6 weeks since i started growing. So here is a quick picture of what the garden looks like today:
Amazing right? I am so excited that everything is growing so far, and really enjoying tending to these plants and seeing how they progress every day. I will try and update you individually as real momentous growth and/or flowering starts to occur. Like those cucumbers on the far right!! holy jumpin'!! More on those to follow soon.
Oops! I almost forgot the stars of the video:
I am a 27 year old guy who lives in an apartment in the heart of Vancouver, BC. For some time now I have been disappointed in the price vs. quality of the fresh food found in the average grocery store in the city. Combine this with a passion for cooking, and an appreciation of fresh produce, and my situation is ripe for dilemma.
Enter Urban Homesteading.
Over the last few months I have been hearing a lot about the
effectiveness and reward of gardening in the city, or "urban
homesteading." No matter where you find yourself, there are ways to
grow your own food. "But how do I begin," you ask? "Where do I plant,"
you cry? I also bemoaned my living situation - but slowly, a plan came
So I started a blog:
And then I heard about this contest. So I made a video: