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Ideas and inspiration for your vegetable garden

So: you want a vegetable garden. But vegetable gardens come in all shapes and sizes. From huge backyards to pots on a tiny balcony.

This page gives you a taste of what you can do with a Planty Garden. From large to small, in the countryside or city center, you're sure to find some inspiration here.
Jelle oogst in zijn Makkelijke Moestuin
Harvesting in the Planty Garden
Before you start planning, it's good to check out what others have tried and get an idea of the possibilities. Who knows, maybe you'll stumble on a great idea you hadn't thought of yet.

Let's start with a short movie. Turn up the sound, get into it 😉
Now you have a better idea of what you can do with Planty Garden.

When I started, I built 4 garden boxes the first season. I thought was more than enough. But over the years, we added more and more. We had enough space in our garden for a lot.

This photo is from 2014:
Deel van mijn Makkelijke Moestuin in 2014
A corner of my garden in 2014
Beautiful, isn't it? But because there were so many garden boxes, we filled most of them with flowers and fruit. You don't need that many garden boxes to grow a lot of vegetables. Not even for a big family.

But since my garden looked liked a jungle, people got the idea that they needed a lot of space. But just the opposite is true. In fact, you don't even need a backyard.

How do others garden with Planty?

Over the years, more and more people have set up their own unique Planty Gardens. 

Just look at Anita's. She says that her garden is so relaxing that she doesn't have to go to yoga anymore.
Anita in haar Makkelijke Moestuin
Anita watering her plants
And look at where Johanna keeps her garden box. She doesn't even have a yard, just a roof:
And look at where Johanna keeps her garden box. She doesn't even have a yard, just a roof:
Makkelijke Moestuinbak op het dak van een vrachtboot
On the roof of Johanna's house boat
A Planty Garden grows great in small spaces too:
2 simpele Makkelijke Moestuin mini's op de rand van een balkon
2 MM-Minis on the balcony
Or Moekie Moes's greenhouse:
Makkelijke Moestuin minis in de kas van Moekie Moes
MM-Minis in the greenhouse
That's the beauty of a Planty Garden. It takes up so little space, you can grow almost anywhere. A front garden, back yard, balcony, roof terrace, or even the roof of your shed:
Makkelijke Moestuin op het schuurtje in de achtertuin
Douwe's shed has a Planty Garden on top

More examples?

Well, there are plenty. This page is far from finished.

But in the meantime, check out our Facebook and Instagram for more ideas. We share updates from our Planty Garden and highlights from the community of folks using our system.

If I can make a whole article about it, I'll share it here too.

So: more to come. If you're looking for inspiration again later on, you can always check back in here 🙂

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