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10 Common Container Gardening Mistakes
How to avoid 10 common container gardening mistakes.
Common Mistakes Growing Tomatoes in Containers
11 Common container tomato growing mistakes and how to avoid them.
How to Grow Terrific Tomatoes in a Container
5 tips for successfully growing tomatoes in containers.
Learn to Grow Dipladenia and Mandevillas in...
How to grow dipladenia and mandevillas in containers.
How to Meyer Lemon Trees in Garden Pots
Growing Meyer lemon trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy.
Why are my tomatoes turning black on the bottoms?
If your tomatoes have a black area on the bottom you probably have blossom end rot.
Make an Affordable, Attractive Terrarium in 10...
Easy instructions for how to make a terrarium
How to Grow Cucumbers in Your Container Garden
Helpful advice for growing cucumbers in container gardens.
10 Easy-to-Grow Terrarium Plants
Ten great easy to grow terrarium plants.
Hibiscus Care
How to care for hibiscus. Container Gardening.
Get Started Growing Herbs in Container Gardens
Growing herb container gardens is easy, incredibly satisfying and can save you money. Here are some of the basics.
5 Great Container Garden Plants That Thrive in...
Five easy flowering plants anyone can grow in full sun containers.
How to Grow Blueberries in Containers
What you need to know about growing blueberries in containers.
5 Container Plants That Love the Shade
No sun? No problem. Here are 5 great plants for shade.
Make an Easy Succulent Plant Container Garden
How to make an easy succulent plant container garden
5 Beautiful Flowering Plants for Your Hanging...
Not all plants look good in hanging baskets. We'll tell you why and tell you about five plants that look great in hanging baskets.
How to Grow Tasty Potatoes in Containers
Growing potatoes in containers is easy and fun. If you haven't ever tasted fresh spuds, you've never really tasted a potato. Here's a step by step on how to grow potatoes in containers.
10 Common Terrarium Mistakes and How to Avoid...
Terrariums are easy to make and care for if you don't make these common mistakes.
Don't Make These Common Seed Starting Mistakes
Growing seeds indoors isn't hard, it's keeping them alive that can be challenging. You can save a lot of money by growing seeds, but only if they live.
8 Tips on How Water Your Container Garden
Watering plants doesn't sound like rocket science, watering plants in container gardens can be tricky. Here are some tips for watering plants.
5 Helpful Tips for Starting a Container Garden
Tips for planting a container garden.
Container Plant Profile: Shade-Loving Fuchsias
Fuchsia is a great container plant for shade.
This Garlic Scape Pesto Recipe is Easy and...
Delicious and easy garlic scape and basil pesto recipe
5 Tips for Planting Large Container Gardens
Design and planting tips for large container gardens.
10 Container Garden Tips for Beginners
10 tips for successful container gardens.
Grow Pumpkins in Containers with These 11 Tips
How to grow pumpkins in pots. Container Gardening.
Tips for Starting a Balcony Garden
Tips on starting a balcony garden.
How to Grow Kumquat in a Container
Growing kumquat (also known as cumquot) trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy. Here's how to grow kumquat trees in garden pots.
10 Cheap (or Free!) Containers for Your...
There are lots of cool container garden ideas that are cheap or free.
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Whether you're a city dweller with a balcony, or have acres of land to spare, vegetable container gardening is easy, fun and satisfying.
Grow Boxes Rock for Growing Vegetables
Tips for getting the most out of grow boxes
Growing Canna Lilies in Containers
Canna lillies are spectacular and easy to grow. Here's how to grow them in containers.
Upside Down Tomato Planters - The Good And Bad
Growing tomatoes upside down is all the rage. Find out if it's a good way to grow tomatoes in containers.
Gallery of Terrarium Pictures
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants.
How Do I Know When My Tomato is Ripe
The first way to check if your tomato is ripe is to check if the skin has turned from a dull, matte surface to one that is glossy and slightly shiny.
Getting Rid of Spider Mites
Getting rid of spider mites. Container Gardening.
The Earthbox Is the Best Container For Vegetables
Find out why the Earthbox is the best way to grow vegetables in containers.
Tips for Growing Tomatoes in Containers
Tips and tricks for growing tomatoes in containers.
Growing Sweet Potato Plants
Grow a cool houseplant from a sweet potato.
Tips for Watering Container Gardens
Ok, sounds pretty boring, but watering without drowning your container garden plants is one of the keys to a successful container garden.
Beyond Mums - Five Fall Plants for Container...
Five great fall plants for container gardens.
Growing Moon Flower in Containers
How to grow moonflower vine. Container Gardening.
Expert Advice on Growing Fruit Trees in...
Expert advice from Stark Bro's Nurseries and Orchards on growing fruit trees in containers
Growing Morning Glories in Containers
Heavenly blue morning glories are great climbing vines. Picture of a Heavenly Blue morning glory
Don't Make This Common Mistake When Choosing a...
How to choose plant for hanging baskets.
Container Garden Picture Gallery
Looking at container gardens is a great way to get ideas. Look at the use of color palette, composition and container.
Growing Sweet Potato Vines
Growing Ornamental Sweet Potato Vines
Foliage Plants for Container Gardens
Flowers rock, but foliage plants can be more interesting.
How to Grow Garlic Greens Indoors
A couple of tips for planting garlic indoors. Page 6.
Arugala
Arugula is great for growing in container gardens.
5 Great Flowering Vines For Containers
5 beautiful flowering vines for containers.
Expert Tips on How to Grow Peas in Container...
Peas are one of the easiest and most satisfying container garden vegetables that you can grow. Here's a step by step guide on how to successfully plant and grow peas in container gardens.
What should I do if my plant is root bound?
Root bound plants need help. One way to deal with them is root pruning.
Everything You Need to Start a Container Garden
If you are new to container gardening, here is what you need to know.
How to Make a Sweet Mason Jar Terrarium
DIY Mason Jar Terrarium. Container Gardening.
5 Types of Outdoor Containers for Growing...
5 Outdoor Containers that are great for growing vegetables and herbs.
The Grow Box is Great for Container Vegetable...
The Grow Box is a great system for container vegetable gardening.
Wondering How to Harden Seedlings for the...
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.
Prune Tomato Plants
Why you need to prune tomato plants.
Creeping Jenny is a Great Container Plant
Creeping Jenny is a fabulous container plant
Is Your Garden Hose Safe?
Garden hoses can be hazardous to your health. Find out why and what you can do to minimize the risk.
Free, DIY Self-Watering Seed Starter For...
You don't need fancy or expensive equipment to start your own seeds. Make this self-watering seed starter by re-using a plastic pie container - it's a great way to save money and be green.
What is Late Tomato Blight and What Should I Do...
Late tomato blight is a serious plant disease that affect both tomatoes and potatoes.
How to Grow Garlic in Containers
To grow garlic in pots is a bit of a challenge, because it has a very long growing season and needs regular watering. That said, it is well worth the work.
DIY Straw Bale Gardening
Growing vegetables and herbs in straw bales means you can garden almost anywhere on a budget.
How to Grow Eggplant in Containers
How to grow eggplant in containers.
Ten Great Container Vegetables
Ten great container vegetables with tips on how to grow them.
Grow Tomatoes Upside Down in a Stylish Bucket
Growing an upside down tomato is all the rage. Find out how to make an upside down tomato bucket that is also cheap and pretty.
Better Than Rocks Review
Better Than Rocks is a plastic mesh you put in the bottom of your container gardens to help with drainage.
Growing King Tut Grass in Container Gardens
King Tut grass is a great container garden plant. It grows fast, looks spectacular and is easy to grow.
Tips for Turning Wooden Boxes into Garden...
Tips and suggestions for turning assorted wooden boxes of various sizes into container gardens. See an example and a link to instructions.
Smart Pots are Smart for Vegetable Container...
Smart Pots are great for growing container vegetables. Read this review to find out why Smart Pots rock.
Which tomato varieties are good for growing in...
Here are some great tomato varieties for growing in containers.
Turn a Kiddi Pool into a Raised Bed Garden
A garden planter can be made inexpensively out of a plastic kiddie pool, giving your plants a pool party! Learn how.
Choosing the Right Plants for Your Container...
Choosing Plants for Garden Pots. Container Gardening.
Getting Started with Terrariums
There is a terrarium for every style. These are not your grandmother's terrariums.
Vegetable Container Gardening for Beginners
Almost anyone can grow vegetables in containers.
The Pros and Cons of Straw Bale Gardening
Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow vegetables, but it's not for everybody.
Should I Use Gravel in my Container Garden?
Lots of people think it's a good idea to put a layer of gravel in the bottom of container gardens. Find out if they are right.
How to Tell if Your Plant Is Rootbound
How to tell if your plant is rootbound
How To Plant a Flower Bag
An easy step-by-step guide to planting a flower bag.
Suncalc - An Easy Way To Calculate Sunlight For...
Ever wonder if your. Container Gardening.
Lobelia is a beautiful butterfly magnet
Lobelia is a great container plant
Container Garden Ideas
Anything can be a container garden. All you need is some imagination and container garden ideas
Live in a Hot Climate? Some tips for growing...
5 tips for successfully growing tomatoes in hot climates
Pot Feet Can Save Your Plants and Your Deck
Pot feet can be key to a healthy and happy container gardens.
How to Grow A Garden in a Reusable Bag
Here are some step by step instructions for growing lettuce in a reusable grocery bag.
Self Watering Containers - The Basics
The basics about self watering containers.
Container Garden Pots - You Can Make Almost...
You can use almost anything to make a creative container garden. These container garden pictures will show you the same plant in ten different containers.
How Not to Kill Your Mums
Tips for helping mums survive all fall.
6 Tips to Successfullly 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.
Growing Radishes is Easy and Fast
This picture is of two varieties of radishes. Radishes are ridiculously easy to grow in containers.
Fall Container Garden Ideas
Check out these pictures of fall container garden ideas.
Container Garden in an Old Bucket
This old bucket is filled with blue fescue, creeping Jenny and portulaca. Page 10.
13 Ways to Get More Bang for Your Container...
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 and be a more frugal container gardener.
How to grow beautiful and tasty strawberries in...
Growing strawberries in pots is easy. Growing strawberries in container gardens can also be beautiful
Fill Your Garden Planters with Potting Soil not...
Why you should fill your garden planters with potting soil.
Vegetable Container Gardening - The Basics
Tips and info to get you started growing vegetables in containers.
Purslane is one of the best kept secrets as a...
Purslane is one of the best, underused container plants.
Is It Safe to Plant a Garden in a Tire?
Tire gardens are popular, but are they safe? Some information you may want to know before planting tires gardens.
Is There a Difference Between Potting Soil and...
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How To Make an Easy Container Garden in...
How to make a container garden in a Clementine Orange Box. This spring container garden is super easy and inexpensive to make.
6 Indoor Garden Projects Kids Will Love
6 fun indoor garden projects kids will love
Hanging Basket Container Garden with Purple...
Sometimes a single plant in the right container makes a perfect container garden. Page 13.
Calibrachoa is a Great Container Garden Plant
How to grow calibrachoa or million bells in containers.
Winter Container Garden Gallery
Pictures of winter container gardens.
Potrisers - The Fabulous Dissapearing Pot Feet
Potrisers are my favorite pot feet.
Geraniums are Great Container Garden Plants
Geraniums make great, easy container garden plants.
8 Tips for Fall and Winter Container Gardening
Fall is a great time to create some spectacular container gardens that will take you right into winter. Here are 8 tips on what to plant and how to keep your containers thriving in the cold.
How Do I Choose a Container for My Container...
I'm often asked how to choose a container for a container garden. Find out some answers.
Meyer Lemon Tree Information
Curious about Meyer Lemons Trees? Here's what you want to know.
Lettuce is the Perfect Container Gardening...
Lettuce is the perfect container gardening vegetable. Find out how to grow lettuce in a colader.
How to Grown Hens and Chicks in Pots
How to Grow Hens and Chicks in Container Gardens
How to Fix An Ugly Container Garden
Sometimes your finished container just isn't working. Here are a couple of suggestions to make a not so hot container into one that rocks.
Gorgeous Self-Watering Planter
The Lechuza garden planter is the Ferrari of the container gardening world. For a sleek, modern style, check out Lechuza garden planters.
Coleus Container Garden
Shade container garden filled with coleus, from a White Flower Farm kit. Page 9.
Elephant Ears Make Great Container Plants
Container gardening picture and plant information for elephant ears. Page 12.
Do Water Retaining Crystals Really Work?
Water-retaining crystals are widely used, but do they work?
Small Rustic Basket Container Garden with...
Small rustic basket with fuchsia and oxalis or shamrock. Page 11.
Why grow vegetable container gardens organically?
Given the evidence, growing organic container vegetable gardens, is good for you and good for the planet.
Great Container Gardening Plant - Passion Flower
Container garden picture of passion flower, 'Lavender Lady'. Page 19.
Tillandsia Terrarium
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 11.
Using Milk for Plant Care
Quick tip for plant care. Container Gardening.
Great Water Garden Plant - Water Lily
Picture of a water lily. Photo of Nymphaea, Albida. Page 25.
Growing Celery from a Bunch
How to grow celery from the bottom store bought celery.
8 Heat Tolerant Plants for Containers
5 Container Plants that Can Take the Heat
Growing Gladiolas in Containers
Growing gladiolas in containers is easy and fun.
Turn A Clamshell Into a Miniature Container...
These miniature, clam shell container gardens are easy and fun to make. A great container gardening project to do with kids.
Pictures of Succulent Plants in Pots
Pictures of succulent plants in pots. Succulent plants are great container garden plants.
How to Grow Tomatillos in Container Gardens
Tomatillos are beautiful and tasty, learn how to grow tomatillos in containers.
Six Vital Questions to Ask before Seeding...
Planting seeds indoors for your container gardens can be a great and economical way to get a jump on spring. However, it can also be a waste of money and time if you don't do it right. So as a first step, here are a few questions to ask yourself before you start.
Container Garden in Terra Cotta Jar
Container garden picture of verbena, calibrachoa and creeping Jenny in terra cotta jar. Page 12.
10 Reasons to Try Container Gardening
Why you should try growing things in pots.
Growing Fruit in Containers in Warm Climates
Suggestions for growing fruit in containers in the South.
Terrariums
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 13.
Succulent Plants in Tea Cup
Succulent plants in a tea cup. Picture of succulent plants in a tea cup. Page 7.
Hibiscus Flower, Painted lady
Photograph of hibiscus flower. Photo of pink hibiscus rosa-sinensis, 'Painted Lady'. Page 6.
Red Hot Container Garden
Container gardening picture of self-watering garden pot with creeping Jenny, Persian shield, coleus and sweet potato vine. Page 25.
Growing brugmansia in garden pots is surprising...
Growing brugmansia in garden pots is surprisingly easy.
Black-eyed Susan vines can be spectacular in...
Growing black-eyed Susan vines in containers can be spectacular.
Unusual Container Gardens
Ideas, pictures and tips for creative, beautiful and unusual container gardens.
Cool new strawberry pot design
Great system for growing strawberries anywhere you get sun.
7 Common Container Garden Pests and How to Get...
Container garden pests and what to do about them.
Birch Bark Covered Nursery Pot with Mums and...
This group of containers features a birch bark covered nursery pot filled with mums and wirevine. Page 17.
Gardening With Kids
Gardening is a fun activity to do with kids and growing in containers is a great way to do it.
Some tips for coir hanging baskets.
Hanging baskets with coir liners are great looking, but can dry out super fast. Here's a tip on how to keep hanging baskets from drying out.
All About Choosing Plant Containers
Tips for using metal containers for plants. Page 3.
Snake Plant Terrarium in a Cocoa Tin
A snake plant in a cocoa tin, placed in a tall narrow glass jar, makes a fine terrarium. Page 14.
Great Easy to Grow Herbs for Containers
5 Great Easy to Grow Herbs for Container Gardens.
Plant Profile of Wishbone Flower or Torenia
Wishbone flower is not only hard to kill, it is a shade-loving, flowering wonder.
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