(GOOD NEWS NETWORK) – Meet the man who isn’t running to the supermarket to stockpile – thanks to his tiny urban patio garden which has kept him in fruit and vegetables for nine months.
This green-thumbed Italian – who moved to London six years ago – has grown so many vegetables during lockdown that he hasn’t been to the grocery store for any in eight months.
29-year-old tattoo artist Alessandro Vitale has grown chili peppers and mint on his windowsill for years, so he was delighted when he moved into an apartment with a shared garden last year. He set to work transforming half the 8x5m patio area into a growing haven, created a wall trellis for herbs out of recycled water bottles, and installed planters and a greenhouse.
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