DIY - Planting a Pizza Garden


What better way to get kids interested in gardening than to entice them with their favorite food – pizza!  Plant ingredients for a pizza in a large pot or in your garden and get the kids to help with the planting, watering, and harvesting. Pizza night will be EXTRA rewarding when they’ve been part of the experience from garden to table.

Full Sun Project

Step 1: Find a sunny spot 

Step 1: Choose a large pot with drainage holes if using a container

Step 1: Use potting soil & a large pot for container gardens

Step 1: Use planting mix for in-ground, mix 50/50 with existing soil 

Step 1: Add some organic starter fertilizer to jumpstart root growth 

Step 1: Plant the tomato in the middle & add a cage for support

Step 1: Add your favorite pepper plant 

Step 1: Plant herbs around the edge

Step 1: Water well

Shopping List

1- ‘Patio’ Tomato 1 gal.

1- Bell Pepper 4 inch

1- Flat Parsley 4 inch

1- Greek Oregano 4 inch

1- Basil 4 inch

1- Thyme 4 inch

1 - Large terracotta pot

Pike Potting & Container Soil

Dr. Earth Root Zone starter fertilizer


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