On a driveway, atop a doghouse, up a wall--here's how to garden in small and unusual spaces.
Space for a tiny garden in the middle
Garden in a driveway
Landscape architect Jeni Webber replaced this Palo Alto home's solid driveway with two strips of concrete, leaving space for a tiny garden in the middle.
In a posthole
This mini park in downtown Portland (planted in a spot meant for a lamppost) proves that there is no space too small for a garden.
Randi Herman wanted to plant something unique between the pavers in her Berkeley backyard; instead of using predictable groundcovers she went for a mix of lettuces and beets.
On the patio
Having fresh greens at your fingertips is one of the best parts of the growing season. And with a raised planter on the back patio, you can have a continual supply of salad greens nearly year-round.
You can make one using a ready-made redwood window box from the nursery.
Atop a doghouse
Even Fido deserves a living roof.
You can buy this stylish doghouse from