14 Crazy Places to Grow Edibles
1. In a toilet. Not to let any good vessel go to waste, Houzzer drewsigner shared photos of a friend’s old toilet that now has carrots growing in its water tank.
3. In a concrete sink. Houzz user Shari showed us how she grows basil and other edibles in four vintage concrete sinks scattered around the yard. “They are great planters,” she says, because they already have a hole for drainage.
Note: Tires are popular raised-bed containers for ornamentals and edibles, but some gardeners warn against planting edibles, particularly root edibles, in tires due to chemical leaching caused by the tire’s degradation over time. It’s important to research any container’s material before planting edibles in it.
User lilion planted cucumbers and spinach along with trailing pink flowers on her home’s front landing.