Instant Garden Anywhere: Just Add Water

November 23, 2009 by


Eleanor’s Garden, inspired by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt’s 1943 White House Victory Garden, is a complete, compact, portable garden in a kit delivered to your door. Set up and planted in less than an hour, the kit contains a Quick-Start Guide, a 24” x 24” x 7″ garden bed with legs, square foot dividers, a complete drainage system, special soil mix, vegetable seeds, and a watering cup.


With the container gardening bed’s drainage system, excess water follows the path of least resistance and percolates down through the drain mat, flowing out the drainage ports. The beds can be connected with drainage connectors and the water can be recycled from the final drain spout.  Two square foot dividers provide a total of four individual square feet of gardening space.  Constructed of durable, lightweight plastic, the beds can be moved for optimal positioning on a terrace, rooftop, patio, balcony, or other small space.


The kits will be available in 2010.


  1. shari said:


    — November 24, 2009 @ 16:01

  2. Sylvana said:

    Cool! Great illustrations too. I can easily imagine them on my own patio…

    — November 25, 2009 @ 00:15

  3. Farmfresh said:

    Every one should try planting a little something for your own table. In this time of hard economics urban gardens, no matter how small, can save lots of money. Whether you call them urban gardens, gasoline gardens (because of the global impact of growing more local food or Victory Gardens they are right for the times again!

    — January 1, 2010 @ 16:14

  4. Thailand Breeze said:

    Looks very easy to take care. It’s a great kit for busy people who like to eat healthy food!

    — January 2, 2010 @ 02:54

  5. Gerald Orlebar said:

    This looks great! I have developed a similar thing for us Brits over here, although you can choose your own plug plants or seeds.

    Love your blog!

    — January 9, 2010 @ 14:27

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    La quasi-totalité de ce que vous pointez arrive à être étonnamment précis et qui me fait demander pourquoi je n’avais pas examiné cette question dans cette lumière précédemment. Cette pièce fait vraiment particulier allumer la lumière pour moi autant que ce sujet particulier va.

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  11. Laurie Sliger said:

    Where can you get this?

    — July 12, 2015 @ 13:43

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