Setting up a Garden on Your Apartment Balcony

You’ve probably heard that you should wait until after Mother’s Day to plant any type of plant, and that’s usually the case, especially this year in Wisconsin. We have had a few nights where frost has been imminent.  With Mother’s Day just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start planning your garden.  We’ve rounded up the best tips from Pinterest that will help with setting up the perfect garden on your balcony.

Make a plan

Think about what types of plants you want in your garden and make a plan. Choose plants/herbs that you know you will eat or use. Know when to grow what- see the vegetable/herb grower’s cheat sheet below.

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Back at UW-Madison – Tips on Getting Organized


Welcome back to Madison Badgers! It’s time for crisp morning air, long walks to class and late night pizza. If you feel like summer ended suddenly, we hear you. It might be hard to get back into the swing of things, but implement a few of these ideas and you will be back to your college routine in no time.  Continue reading