I grew up in the suburbs so moving to the city was a bit of a culture shock for me. It’s always a bit of worry when you’re moving to a completely different town or city. You have no idea what to expect. It seems almost unreal, first your searching for a new home on somewhere like Door.com, and the next, your family and life are packed up in the back of a truck, and you’re on an entirely new adventure! But now I love it and can’t see myself moving back any time soon. However, I really do miss some of the suburban life that you just can’t get in the city….until now! Similar to a staycation, I advocate using these tips to bring the suburbs to you:
Grow your own vegetables – My dad has a garden that is his pride and joy in the summer time. He grows tomatoes, kale, basil, peppers, zucchini and lots of other veggies. So going outside to grab an eggplant or a squash was super easy growing up. But now in the city it’s a bit more challenging to grow a garden.
So rather than try to make space on the floor, why not grow on the walls? You can make a wall-mounted spice rack using jars or repurpose an old shoe organizer as a hanging garden. Citrus fruit trees are also perfect for growing indoors and they make your apartment smell great. Read more