Hong Kong might not be the easiest place to grow your own vegetables, but urban farming is not impossible. We are fortunate to have some friendly and helpful gardeners here in the 852 that want to help us grow our potential and some tasty vegetables both in and outdoors. Here are our Top 5 Urban Garden Companies In Hong Kong that offer all-inclusive services to make your gardening skills fruitful.
Rooftop Republic has been a pioneer in the Hong Kong urban farming movement since 2015. They offer an end-to-end service – from design, installation to maintenance and community engagement. As well as an online shop for seeds and planters, Rooftop Republic also offers an online academy to turn any keen home gardener into an urban farmer. Grow Your Own Food online classes so that they are suitable for beginners and intermediate urban farmers. The first class is free. After that, you can join one live webinar class for HK$140 or HK$600 for the complete academy.
One of the newer companies on the scene, HK GreenLife, is dedicated to creating healthy and responsible designs with a focus on growing vegetables & herbs anywhere you can (indoors, roof, balcony, etc.). Their service includes planters, organic soils, fertilizer, and ongoing education and support to ensure your crops grow to their fullest.
Grow Something was founded with a vision to reduce our city’s carbon emission. They offer organic vegetable garden design, set up and management service. They will set up a meet to visit so they can learn more about your needs and evaluate the actual growing environment. Their online shop sells everything from seeds and seedlings through to large planters and will shop all over Hong Kong. They also offer a living wall service if you are short on space.
Wildroots Organic was founded by Fei Hui - – a Royal Horticulture Society certified horticulturist. He teaches organic farming workshops and provides everything you need to start your organic urban farming adventure. They offer setup and maintenance services plus seedlings. All seedlings come from their own organic farm in Sheung Shui which is also open for visits. Wildroots Organic strive to use only upcycled and reused plastics in their planters. Fei can also help create a bay window planters in for indoors.
City Hydroponics has developed a soil-free way of growing your own food at home, indoors, and outdoors. They understand this importance of space here in Hong Kong and strive to design products that use minimal space with maximal growing potential. They offer planters of all sizes. Our favorite item in the bucket style grower for simple, compact gardening. It is perfect for growing tomatoes or cucumbers and is easy enough for children to use!
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