For someone who like to gardening but only have a constraints space, this might help you to optimize space. In this article, I will discuss about upside down gardening.
What is upside down gardening?
Upside down gardening is a technique of planting crops upside down, by planting crops under hanging media. This can be done in various ways, one of which is to plant the plants under the pot that has been perforated, then the pot is hung. By applying this way, we can save more space and take advantage of limited land. Upside down gardening is also very popular among urban communities because in addition to not requiring extensive land, the treatment is also fairly easy.
What is the advantages of upside down gardening?
Can be applied in limited space. For some people who have limited land, this gardening technique can be applied in a bright place such as balcony or terrace.
No need to use stake. Most plants need a stake to keep the plant in order to stay upright. With this upside down gardening, we not need to use a stack because the plant will stand by itself and follow the gravity.
Free from soil pests and diseases. With this upside down gardinging, we no longer need to worry about diseases caused by soil pathogens or pests that attacking the plants from the soil.
Easy to treat. Upside down gardining is very easy to treat because it does not require intensive fertilization and watering because the fertilizer and water is stored in the media.
Upside down gardening will also beautify the residential environment and refresh the scenery.
What crops can be used for upside down gardeing?
There are many plants that can be used for upside down gardining but most are vegetables and medicinal plants. Some examples of plants that can be used for upside down gardening are tomatoes, potatoes, laurels, cucumbers, nuts, strawberries, and some herbs.