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I have always loved the idea of providing my own veggies! They taste so much better and are alot cheaper! I have been growing in pots due to being in the military and came accross this site by chance. I did not know there was a name other than gardening or farming for people growing their own foods! I try to keep it as organic as possible... the most I have used is Miracle Grow fertilizer. I am not in a good situation to make my own compost, but I do plan on finding some land where I can hunt and grow enough food to support most needs for the family! I look forward to learning alot from everyone! I would assume Im in the right area for urban since most likely I will be on base housing or in areas where I cannot put a garden in the ground!
 
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Well, I don't know exactly how it works with moving around in the military, but one of the neat things about container gardening is that you can move your garden with you when you move house
 
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Howdy M, welcome to permies!

It just so happens that we have an author visiting with us this week in the urban forums, to answer any questions you may have about growing in pots! ( there she is now)

https://permies.com/t/44119/urban/Juliet-Kemp-author-Permaculture-Pots

If you have any questions you can just post them in this thread that you have already started. Who knows you might even win one of her books.
 
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