2007 Chicago Rooftop Veggie Garden
Our homemade earthboxes--really earthbuckets--were created from food-grade buckets we had left over from the leaky roof years.

We've shown a very rudimentary step-by-step series on how to build these buckets. This link is far more comprehensive:

Here's a good video that shows the process:

Art built the trellis, which worked beautifully for tying up the climbing cukes and tomatoes.

With neighbor Bruce down the street in Wicker Park, Chicago, we had a lot of fun during this first year (2007) growing veggies on our rooftops. Go see his pix and descriptive text for more on this Year One of the rooftop garden experiment.

And our supportive friends helped us cook and eat the bounty.

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