My roommate and I would like to start an herb garden and plant some other flowers around our property. We live in a rental duplex and there isn't much room to plant. Any tips or good sites for planting in smaller spaces. Can we plant four or five diffrent herbs in a big pot? How can I keep everthing as organic as possible?
You have a perfect area for a container garden. Container gardens are becoming very popular today. You can put a few herbs in one pot or do a few pots of different herbs.
Use a light weight potting soil and you can also add some organic mushroom compost to the soil. This is an organic fertilizer and your herbs will love them. It doesn't smell great but your herbs will grow well. I have grown over thousands of herbs and if you want to germinate them from seeds you can also do that. I will link you to the spices and herb section of my website. There is a page on growing herbs from seeds.
You may want to decide if you want to do culinary herbs, ornamental herbs, or a combination of both. The culinary are great in a variety of dishes. I will link you to the garden project section as there is an article on container gardens. I will also link you to the site map, as this page has everything that is on the website. Browse through and see if you can find any other information that may be useful to you. In the outdoor feature section there is a page on planters that may give you some ideas. Good luck to you and have a great day!