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5 Container Gardens We Love From Real Homes

These green corners will leave you inspired to start your own

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Photography: Jun Pinzon and Seong Kwon (Main Photo)

We've already lost count of how many times we've said it: starting a garden is always a good idea. There are a thousand benefits to growing one—you get pesticide-free food, you get to breathe in fresher air and you get to enjoy a pretty sight each time you look at it. To get you motivated to gather your tools and seedlings, here are a few spaces that might just give you the push: 


You don’t always need a patch of land to grow some greens! If you live in the heart of the city and you don’t have a proper backyard, potted plants are the way to go. All you have to do is line them up on any free ledge and you’ve got your own urban garden.

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Whether you live in a compact apartment or a sprawling mansion, there’s always room for a garden. The secret? Utilizing dead corners in your home such as the space under the stairs or small balconies to locate a pocket garden. Complete the Zen-inspired look with a water element like an indoor fountain.

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Whether we admit it or not, shopping for store-bought herbs may cause you to spend a huge amount of money. Save a few bucks by building a vertical garden in your balcony using old tarpaulins turned into planters. It's best to start with the basics like basil, tarragon and parsley, too.

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It doesn't matter if you have two or ten potted plants. If your home doesn't have any room for a container garden, you can stick to having only a few pots. As long as you're able to keep them healthy, you don't have to worry about anything! 

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Create your own pocket of peace in the middle of the bustling city by transforming your rooftop into an oasis-inspired space. Fresh greenery and wooden elements are sure to take your stress away while shielding you from the noise from down below. 

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