Shindy’S 2021 Urban Container Garden

Cooking with Shindy

Growing an entirely container garden on a 22 ft * 22 ft concrete patch in Brooklyn, cultivates patience and gratitude right alongside your produce. I started this blog during the early stages of the COVID 19 pandemic in 2020. My experience in 2021 compared to 2020 can be described by the financial market caveat that “past performance is no guarantee of future results.”


Aerial View
Partial aerial view of garden

Nonetheless there were some disappointments and hard lessons learned about pest management and the general capriciousness of nature. Growing a container garden is hard work but oh so rewarding! You learn to see the beauty in produce that would be rejected from supermarket shelves.

But to be honest, it can be an expensive past time where the economic return on investment is questionable, especially when they yield does not meet expectations. I recommend saving seeds as much…

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