Three Small Space Garden Ideas

Gardening is easy, gardening is fun… and it doesn’t take a lot of space or know-how to get started! If you’re ogling over garden pictures on the web but your eyes are bigger than your garden, here are three small space garden ideas you can make in an afternoon.


#1 Square Foot Garden

If you’re looking to serve your family fresh home grown veggies this year but space is an issue, all you need is a 4′ x 4′ sunny spot in your garden to make this simple Square Foot Garden Bed.


Square Foot Garden


Add a lattice to the back of the bed for beans or cucumbers to max out the available space. All the step by step instructions including recommended seed spacing are in this post:

Square Foot Gardening Method


#2 Keyhole Garden

Want to combine a compost heap and garden bed into one? This Keyhole Garden Bed Method was designed to maximize space, use recycled materials, save water and self fertilize with natural nutrients from kitchen scraps.


keyhole garde


This small space garden is perfect if you have a little more room and it has a ledge to sit on making this ideal for those that have trouble bending over. Get the full instructions for this garden bed here:


Keyhole Garden Tutorial


#3 DIY Spiral Herb Garden

Garden beds can be a work of art too. This spiral garden is perfect for growing herbs, strawberries or bee loving pollinator plants.


spiral garden


It uses just a few easy materials but the results are fabulous. This small space garden is perfect tucked in a sunny corner and planted up with kitchen herbs for quick fresh ingredients for healthy cooking.

Find the easy step by step tutorial here:

DIY Spiral Herb Garden

Tiny plot’s and small garden spaces can produce plenty of fresh food. Try any of these Three Small Space Garden Ideas that best suit your needs and get growing!

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