Feeding West Leeds: Create simple containers with milk cartons

27 July 2015

Incredible Edible Kirkstall group is all about encouraging people to grow their own fruit and veg.

It’s healthy, nutritious and it’s often a lot cheaper than goin to the supermarket. In times when many are going without food, here’s a handy guide to creating something simple and fun that will keep your family fed.

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What easier way to get the kids involved this summer than to create a small container garden? The added bonus is you don’t need much space for it …

Two pint plastic milk cartons cut off at the shoulder and drill holes in the bottom make great ‘free’ pots. Add some seeds and keep watered – within a few weeks you’ll have the plabts of your choice!

Check out the video below for some tips on growing in a container:

West Leeds Dispatch is running its Feeding West Leeds campaign to highlight food poverty in the area – and ways in which it can be beaten.

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