I have wanted an organic garden for quite some time now, but being that it is pretty much summer year-round here I did not want to deal with lots of bugs. So I decided to just start with a small potted herb garden. I had been looking for some sort of shelf to place the pots on so they wouldn’t have to be kept on the ground, but instead I came across a simple bar at Ikea that I thought would be perfect for my small herb garden. I also found these small colored pails after easter on clearance for $0.25 each that I figured would be perfect for plant holders once they had some holes made at the bottom.
It’s nothing elaborate, but it’s a start. And the total cost was only about $16.25 with lots of S-hooks, seeds, and soil left over.
$5 – Bar
$2 – S-hooks
$1.25 – 5 pails
$2 – organic seeds
$6 organic soil
I plan on potting some cilantro for my mom because cilantro is to our food what basil is to Italian food.