Not everyone is lucky enough to have a huge lawn where there are a lot of possibilities for a garden.

Some of us, especially urban dwellers, have just a small patio or terrace we could work on to add greenery to our homes.

But it isn’t impossible to have your own garden, even if you live in a small city apartment or a tiny rental home. You can work with the space that you have and wear your creative hat in order to pull off a gardening project.

    You can make a mobile garden with movable planters, or recycle small containers instead of using regular-sized pots, to easily bring your garden when you need to move.

    You can also set up a vertical garden, hang the pots, and create raised beds to maximize the space that you have.

    Lastly, you can pick out plants that bring a pop of color to make up for the size of your garden, or plants that you can actually eat and use for cooking.

    There are many ways to work around a simple challenge like a lack of space. It’s not impossible to beautify your home and have a greenery haven at the heart of an urban-dwelling.

    You just have to have the determination to do it.

    Learn how to make a cedar planter, a hanging-basket stand, a planter pot and table combo and other woodworking projects at Sawinery.

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    Danny Lipford


    Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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