As someone who lives, vacations, and works on and around boats, I rely heavily on a book of Standards developed by my employer, the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) in Eastport, for questions related to the building and repairing of boats. The Council offers Standards regarding fuel, electrical systems, hull construction, and more. But they say nothing about how to grow plants or vegetables on or around boats. And I wasn't born with a green thumb.
Seeing others with plants on docks and boats, I knew it was possible. Searching online for information on how to garden in a nautical environment, I came across some sound information here http://www.gardening-tips-idea.com/Growing-tomatoes-on-a-boat.html. I've edited these tips to include the ones that gave me hope for growing my own tomatoes on board:…More