Want to dip your toes into gardening but don't have the space or budget for a full-fledged garden?
We've got just the solution for you: the kiddie pool garden!
This fun and affordable gardening idea has caught the attention of millions of people on social media, and it's easy to see why.
With just a kiddie pool, some soil, and your favorite vegetable plants, you can enjoy fresh produce all summer long.
This gardening hack TikTok from @cashandlexichronicles has gained over 2.7 million views and 32.8k likes.
It's the perfect solution for those who want to grow their own vegetables but don't have the space or budget for a traditional garden.
So, how does it work? It's simple!
All you need is a kiddie pool, some soil, and your favorite vegetable plants. You can find a kiddie pool at a store like Walmart or a dollar store.
Punch holes in the bottom of the pool, fill it with soil, and voila! You have a cheap and easy garden.
The video shows a huge blue kiddie pool selling at $11.88, filled with soil and newly sprouted vegetable plants.
But, as one viewer pointed out, how does it work for plants that need deep rooting?
While it may not be the best option for those types of plants, many vegetables such as tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, and zucchini can thrive in a kiddie pool garden.
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One commenter even suggested making it even cheaper by grabbing a "thrown away" pool after summer to prepare for next year's crop.
Another suggested drilling holes on the side about 3 to 4 inches from the ground for a wicking bed effect with water on the bottom.
So, if you're looking for a fun and affordable way to grow your own veggies this summer, give the kiddie pool garden a try!
Who knows, you may just discover that container gardening will be your new favorite hobby.
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