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Container Gardening 101 - An Introduction to Container Gardening

How to get started with container gardening. The possibilities are endless—all you need is some imagination and the desire to play in the dirt.

6 Indoor Garden Projects Kids Will Love
6 fun indoor garden projects for kids


Easy tips for planting a container garden


Getting started choosing plants for container gardens

Growing Gladiolas in Containers
How to grow gladiolas in pots.

5 Tips for Starting Seeds Indoors
Starting seeds can be frustrating, exhilarating or sometimes a little of both. Follow these tips for successfully starting seeds to increase your odds.

Garden Folks I Follow on Twitter
List of garden people I follow on Twitter.

Plant Profile of Wishbone Flower or Torenia
Wishbone flower is not only hard to kill, it is a shade-loving, flowering wonder.

Root Pruning Plants
Root pruning sounds scary, but it's easy and can even save the life of your plant.

Rose Attachment for Watering Cans
Definition of rose attachment for watering cans

Hardening Off Plants is Critical
Before you put seedlings outside in your container gardens, they need to be acclimated to the sun, wind and variable temperatures they will be facing. This is called hardening off, or boot camps for plants.

13 Ways to Get More Bang for Your Container Gardening Buck
You don't have to spend a lot of money to have fabulous containers. Here are 13 ways to cut container gardening costs without sacrificing quality.

Starting Container Garden Seeds Indoors - 11 Common Mistakes
Starting container garden seeds indoors isn't hard, it's keeping them alive that can be challenging. You can save a lot of money by starting seeds, but only if they live. Avoiding these common mistakes will greatly increase your odds for success.

Choosing a Container for a Container Garden
I'm often asked how to choose a container for a container garden. Here are some answers.

Before You Make Your First Container Garden
Ok, before you make a container garden there are really only four things you need, a container, plants, soil and water. It can be that simple, however, things can get a little more complicated when you’re talking about keeping your plants alive and your container gardens thriving and looking their best. Here are some articles that might be helpful before you plant your first container gardens

Plant Bags - How to make a Flowering Plant Bag
A step-by-step guide for how to make a flowering plant bag.

Five Hard to Kill Flowering Container Plants for Sun
Have a sunny spot on your patio, deck or porch? Need an accent for a bright spot in your garden? These five plants are hard to kill and will thrive in containers in full sun. They are also lovely and common enough to possibly find in your supermarket. However, just because they're common doesn't mean you can't make them look spectacular with the right container.

10 Common Mistakes in Container Gardening
Avoid ten common container gardening mistakes.

How To Make a Foolproof Container Garden
Here's a great way to get started with container gardening. Use a clementine box and back it with pansies and violas. It's practically foolproof and you'll have fun doing it.

Why Container Gardening?
Want to start container gardening? Here are some great reasons why you should give it a try!

How to Save Morning Glory Seeds
Saving morning glory seeds can save you money and couldn't be easier.

Meyer Lemon Tree Information
Curious about Meyer Lemons Trees? Here's what you want to know.

How Do I Know When My Tomato is Ripe
How to know when your tomato is ripe. When to pick a ripe tomato

Growing Strawberries in Garden Pots
Growing strawberries in pots is easy. Growing strawberries in container gardens can also be beautiful

Which tomato varieties are good for growing in containers?
Here are some great tomato varieties.

Growing Tomatoes - Growing Tomatoes in Containers

Growing tomatoes in containers is one of the most satisfying experiences a gardener can have. It can also be a challenge. The following advice is gleaned from years of experimenting with different containers, techniques and tomato varieties.

The Pros and Cons of Straw Bale Gardening
Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow vegetables, but it's not for everybody.

Straw Bale Gardening
Easy instructions on how to make a straw bale garden.

Gardening With Kids
Container gardening with kids is a great way to get them started.

Container Garden Ideas
Anything can be a container garden. All you need is some imagination and these container garden ideas.

Ten Container Garden Tips For Beginners
10 tips for successful container gardens.

Tips for Starting a Balcony Garden
Tips on starting a balcony garden.

Definition of Full Sun
The definition of full sun

The Definition of Container Gardening
Definition of container gardening.

Self Watering Containers - The Basics
The basics about self watering containers.

Shade Gardening
Definition of Shade

Is There a Difference Between Potting Soil and Potting Mix?
Is there a difference between potting soil and potting mix?

Growing Sweet Potato Vines
Growing Ornamental Sweet Potato Vines

Tips for Growing Container Gardens in the Shade
Tips for beautiful shade container gardens.

How To Container Garden - The Essentials
How to container garden.

Can I Start My Seeds Early?
It's warm outside, can I start my seeds early?

Definition of an Annual Plant
Simple definition of an annual plant

Definition of a Raised Bed Garden
Raised bed garden definition

Definition of Perennial Plant
Definition of a perennial plant

Container Gardening In Mild Climates
Container Gardening in Warm Climates

Warm Climate Container Vegetable Gardening
Getting started with Growing Container Vegetables in Warm Climates

Definition of Bolting
Definition of bolting.

Definition of Bolting
Definition of bolting.

Growing Geraniums in Containers
Geraniums are Great Container Plants

How to Grow Dahlias in Pots
Intro to growing dahlias in pots.

Tip for Planting Strawberry Jars
4 Tips for planting strawberry pots

10 Things Every Container Gardener Should Know
10 things container gardeners should know

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