A Refrigerator Garden / Container Gardening Hack


I’ve always wanted a refrigerator garden. Now I have one.

The internet is still down at my house but I managed to upload this video a few minutes ago:

This instant herb-garden-in-an-old-fridge should keep us supplied with seasonings for the kitchen.

The method of dumping lots of wood and carboniferous debris in the bottom is one I explain in more detail in Compost Everything: The Good Guide to Extreme Composting.

Also, the rap song from the video? You can get it here for a donation of any amount… or just for free, if you’re really cheap.

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  • I wanted use an old fridge to make a container garden for Jerusalem Artichokes a few years back…my husband just rolled his eyes at me. 🙂 I figured it would be a good way to keep them from spreading all over my yard; they can be invasive, right?

  • Very cool idea! I love how high up it is. And your ingenuity with punching those holes is on point .

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