Avant Gardening: The New Wave of Gardening

Gardening is beautiful, and relaxing, but it canalso be counterproductive to nature itself. Huge amounts of infrastructure are in place for industrial and recreational gardening. In the shadow of this industry a new revolution has quietly been making waves and it is not just about aesthetics, its also about social progress, healthy food and cost-efficiency. Hows that for a reason to get dirty?1. Spin GardeningSpin Gardening, or small plot intensive gardening, is typically done on an individuals private property, usually inlawns or backyards. Spin gardens replace grass with vegetables or crops and turn yards into small-scale farms. Spin gardening can take the form of large-scale companion gardening when each lawn in a neighborhood, or community, grows a different crop. This type of gardening is conducive to neighbourhood collaboration. This can create a more diversified food source and a greater sense of community. In some cases a property owner can sublet their yard to a spin gardener who agrees to sow andharvest the plot and sell the produce at a local market or to a local vendor. The spin gardener will then either pay the property owner directly or will give a percentage of the profit from the harvest back to the property owner.2. Guerrilla GardeningGuerrilla gardening is similar to spin gardening in that at its core it is about turning unproductive growing space into productive growing space. However, guerrilla gardening often does this withoutproperty owners or jurisdictions expressed consent. It isdone in many places from abandoned corner lots, to the meridian in between busy highway lanes, to abandoned cars. In many cases communities will adopt the pop-up gardens started by guerrilla gardeners. Guerrilla gardening is very easy and accessible. One of the easiest ways to get started is throughseed bombing. All you need to do is throw plant seeds out of a car window, or even better a bicycle, and let the seeds do their magic. Guerrilla gardening is a phenomena that is growing fast in cities all around the world. Make sure to search for a group near you.3. Balcony Gardening:Balcony gardening is small-scale and space efficient. It is amazing how much produce you can grow on a small urban balcony. The idea for balcony gardening is also similar to spin gardening in that you are retrofitting your leisure space to bolster your food production. One of the first things you should do when starting out balcony gardening is figure out which direction your balcony faces and how much sunlight you get per day. Next, figure out which plants, veggies, herbs, and edible http://www.thetutuguru.com.au/ - nursery - plants you want to grow and how much sunlight they need. Then, find creative homes for your plants on your balcony. As you might have noticed by this point there is no soil base on your balcony. One of the easiest ways to remedy this is to find old buckets, antique drawers, vases, old sinks, or anything else that can hold soil. Finding these planter containersisfun and creative. Additionally, you can outfit your balcony with lattice creating even more vertical growing space. The lattice is great for sweet peas and climbing vines like runner or pole beans. href='http://www.infobarrel.com/Avant_Gardening_The_New_Wave_of_Gardening' - http://www.infobarrel.com/Avant_Gardening_The_New_Wave_of_Gardening -