As I am trying to expand my garden this year, I have come across some creative ways to start a garden using kiddie pools. Yes, kiddie pools; and honestly, if I would have known this, I probably would have extended my garden last year.
The truth is that with baby number 4 arriving late in spring, I have decided that I needed to expand my garden to grow more vegetables and herbs. I have decided that I really needed to utilize what limited space my small yard provides. It never occurred to me that when I decided to start a garden, using kiddie pools would have saved me time and money.
This is when the idea of kiddie pools to use as containers has become set in my mind this year. I believe that this is a great way for us who have limited space to grow a veg garden. If you are a beginner gardener, check out these beginner gardener mistakes to avoid and start growing your garden.
If you are not sure what easy vegetables to grow at home, below is a quick list to give you an idea to help you get started:
Remember, starting a garden doesn’t have to cost tons of money, it just requires your time which I will say that you will enjoy. If you need any inspiration on how to start a garden on a budget, I have written about this and you can find it here.
I hope you are ready for these amazing ideas to use a kiddie pool for your garden this season.
Creative Ways to Start a Garden Using Kiddie Pools
Phenomenal Sub-Irrigated Kiddie Pool Grow Bag System
Via Off The Grid
I never knew you could grow a garden in bags, don’t believe me, check out this system from Off The Grid.
Gardens that rose to the top
Via Oregon Live
I enjoy reading how urban areas start a garden, and this one happens to be in a roof of a building using kiddie pools.
Raised Bed Gardens in 30 minutes
Via Southern Plate
This will show you how to create raised bed gardens in 30 minutes with photos and all!
Recycled Kiddie Pool
Grow kale, spinach, beets, and more successfully in a $8 kiddie pool!
Use a kiddie pool for watering
Kiddie pools can be used to help you keep your plants watered; learn more here.
Grow your herbs
Learn how to reuse kiddie pools and fill with herbs!
Do-It-Yourself: Kiddie Pool Vegetable Garden!
Have your children help!
With your kids help, create a garden and teach them about gardening.
In ground kiddie pool garden
I like this idea, and if I wasn’t pregnant, I would actually do it this way.
Kiddie pool on steroids!
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