Urban Gardening




Introduction: Urban Gardening

Hi. Nice to meet you. =)

We are university students in Korea, and we are studying English in groups. We want to improve our English, so please give us some feedback.

This is our 1st instructable: Start urban gardening

We hope to start gardening, but there is no sufficient space to grow plants, and also we don't know well about gardening in urban.
Therefore, our English teacher ,Richard, helps us to start it.

If you have difficulties in gardening, refer to our instructables. Let's start!! Follow us~!!

Step 1: Step 1: Prepare Materials

     plastic bottles
     seeds what germinated
     Swiss army knife
     watering pot

*How to make seeds germinate?

     -Prepare a piece of kitchen towel and seeds.

     -Put seeds on towel and fold a piece of kitchen towel in half.

     -Spray water on kitchen towel with a spray to be moist and keep warm.

     -Then seeds will germinate within 2~3 days.

Step 2: Step 2: Make Ecofriendly Pots

Be careful. This step is dangerous. It can hurt your fingers.

1.Cut bottles about in half

2.Make some holes to keep water from collecting at soil.

3.You can decide length you cut. It depends on you. 

  I cut lower than exactly half, because I want to put dirt a lot.

4.Go to step 3

Step 3: Step 3: Put Dirt

1.Put a hunk of dirt in a upper part of bottle.

2.Make 3 spaces by a finger to plant seeds and plant them.

3.Go to step 4

Step 4: Step 4: Write Names

1.Write your name and plant’s name on the bottle.

   My plant is cabbage, and I want to make kimchi with this.!!

2.Go to step 5

Step 5: Step 5: Water Them

1.Don’t push the dirt, because seeds are soft like a baby.

2.Water the pot.

3.keep them warm.

4.Go to step 6.

Step 6: Step 6: Finished Step

Ta-da!! After finishing all steps, there are many plants in bottles. Please expect them to grow~  :)

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    Question 2 years ago

    Hi, I'm Fatimah from Malaysia. What a great tips that you shared here. I want to ask your permission to use these tips for my final project, may I?


    6 years ago

    Your English is fantastic (much better than some of the instructables on here where English is the writer's first language...)! I really like your idea to plant your seeds in water bottles. It seems like a really cost effective way to plant! I hope your cabbage grows well!


    8 years ago on Step 1

    what kind of plants are these?


    Reply 8 years ago on Step 1

    Oh. I forgot to write what kind of plants are these. We(I&friends&Teacher) planted cabbage, basil, chili pepper, romaine, and lettuce!!
    I appreciated your concerning :) Your instructables are so cool!!