Growing plants in containers on the deck is my favorite way to garden.

wooden deck with containers

Location, Location, Location

A deck can be part of both the house and the garden. It invites you outside and provides a convenient place to enjoy nature. Once it's furnished, you're likely to spend much more time outdoors, especially if you're cultivating a garden there.

amaranth blooming on deck

(Amaranth is a group of more than 60 different species of grains that have been cultivated for 8,000 years. Besides being extremely versatile, this nutritious grain is gluten-free and rich in protein, fiber, micronutrients and antioxidants; photo mine)

You Don't Need a Yard To Grow Vegetables