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How to become green-fingered

Michael Kelly offers some tips for those who want to start a mini urban farm

14th October, 2018
Michael Kelly of GIY

l The key to maximising growing space on a balcony is to go vertical. A four or five-shelf plastic ‘greenhouse’, for example, would be a great investment – each shelf will support five or six pots and it has a zippable plastic cover to keep your vegetables toasty warm on cold nights. Stash some gardening tools, compost, etc on the ground beneath the shelves.

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