using a 5 gal bucket drill holes around bottom rim and up from bottom rim. Place 2 shovel scoops of compost into bucket and bury into ground just below drill holes. Plant 2 tomato plants around bucket and fill with water twice per week.
All you need is a small amount of vertical space around a balcony or an open window which can hang or store a vertical array of drink bottles that can grow all your herbs and lettuce easily. Recycle as many of your plastic drink containers.