15 ‘Brilliant’ Tricks That Every Gardener Should Know About [Slideshow]

Gardening is rewarding, challenging, and relaxing. Anybody can start a garden without spending a bunch of money, but we all need to learn the tricks of the trade to be successful. After all, a green thumb doesn’t always come naturally. With a little bit of brilliant creativity, you can have a beautiful garden that will make your neighbors jealous. Here are our top 15 tips that will help you to be successful this season:

1) Grow Up Not Out



Vertical gardening will allow you to produce more vegetables, fruits, and flowers in much less space. Using a blank wall or a bare fence is ideal for vertical gardening, but you can also use hanging planters and/or create pallet gardens, pocket gardens, and more! Don’t be afraid to get creative with it.