DIY Garden Projects: Easy Activities or Edible Gardening and Backyard Fun (The Little Veggie Patch) : The Little Veggie Patch Company is a Melbourne based business that specializes in everything that encompasses the edible garden. From the design, installation and maintenance of home, school and corporate veggie patches, to everything you will need to care for them, they are dedicated to helping people learn the skills of how easy it is to grow their own food and have fun doing so, no matter the space, size or lifestyle. They also pride themselves on creating gardening-related projects that use recycled materials in new inspired ways that add a personal element to every corner of your outdoor space.
The Little Veggie Patch DIY Garden Projects includes over 38 of their best projects for those young and old wanting to transform their outdoor living space. It is broken into 6 categories from Kids, Recycled/Upcyled, X-Factor, Vertical Gardening, Gardening basics and Kitchen, and includes a variety of projects for experienced handy folk to quirky ideas that will involve the youngest members of the family. Projects range from the incredibly quick and simple, such as a self-watering milk-carton planter, how to grow micro-herbs and milk-crate planter boxes to large-scale building projects such as making vertical gardens from pallets and how to build an ultimate playhouse from recycled apple crates. Complete with a collection of recipes for what to do with produce in the kitchen truly makes this the ultimate gardeners companion. Written in a personable, approachable style with stories to accompany each project as well as clear step-by-step instructions with colorful photographs to match, The Little Veggie Patch crew will inspire the green-thumb in every reader.