It’s my hope that this site will provide a space for city gardeners to share successes, mourn failures and most of all, exchange ideas. Comments? Suggestions? Send ’em my way — comments are always welcome or you can email me at plantsondeck at gmail.com.
There are plenty of resources out there for urban gardeners, but you have to seriously search for reliable, tested information. Growing tired of weeding through pages and pages of text only to discover a paragraph on container gardening, this gardener decided to give blogging a shot. And you’ll find, I hope, lots of information and trial-and-error gardening tips.
Plants On Deck began on a 10×10 bright blue deck built atop our little row home’s roof in South Philadelphia. After moving to Pennsport in 2003, my lovely husband and wonderful father built my elevated yard, knowing that I couldn’t live in a world without dirt.
In 2015, after 19 great years in the City of Brotherly Love, POD put down roots in East Nashville, Tennessee. Hello, Music City.