Container Gardening: Most Popular Articles
5 tips for successfully growing tomatoes in containers.
11 Common container tomato growing mistakes and how to avoid them.
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.
Growing Meyer lemon trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy.
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.
Five easy flowering plants anyone can grow in full sun containers.
No sun? No problem. Here are 5 great plants for shade.
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.
What you need to know about growing blueberries in containers.
10 tips for successful container gardens.
Whether you're a city dweller with a balcony, or have acres of land to spare, vegetable container gardening is easy, fun and satisfying.
How to grow dipladenia and mandevillas in containers.
How to avoid 10 common container gardening mistakes.
Helpful advice for growing cucumbers in container gardens.
Growing herb container gardens is easy, incredibly satisfying and can save you money. Here are some of the basics.
There are lots of cool container garden ideas that are cheap or free.
If you are new to container gardening, here is what you need to know.
How to choose plant for hanging baskets.
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.
Easy instructions for how to make a terrarium
Tips for planting a container garden.
Looking at container gardens is a great way to get ideas. Look at the use of color palette, composition and container.
Growing kumquat (also known as cumquot) trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy. Here's how to grow kumquat trees in garden pots.
Getting started, making a succulent plant container garden.
Tips for getting the most out of grow boxes
Ten great easy to grow terrarium plants.
Ten great container vegetables with tips on how to grow them.
Tips on starting a balcony garden.
Growing tomatoes upside down is all the rage. Find out if it's a good way to grow tomatoes in containers.
Picture of 'Secrets of Senetti' Pericallis hybrids. Page 49.
Ok, sounds pretty boring, but watering without drowning your container garden plants is one of the keys to a successful container garden.
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.
Tips and tricks for growing tomatoes in containers.
Heavenly blue morning glories are great climbing vines. Picture of a Heavenly Blue morning glory
Almost anyone can grow vegetables in containers.
Find out why the Earthbox is the best way to grow vegetables in containers.
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.
Fuchsia is a great container plant for shade.
Watering plants doesn't sound like rocket science, watering plants in container gardens can be tricky. Here are some tips for watering plants.
How to care for hibiscus. Container Gardening.
Great container plants for spring
Here are some great tomato varieties for growing in containers.
5 Outdoor Containers that are great for growing vegetables and herbs.
Terrariums are easy to make and care for if you don't make these common mistakes.
Growing vegetables and herbs in straw bales means you can garden almost anywhere on a budget.
Here are some step by step instructions for growing lettuce in a reusable grocery bag.
A couple of tips for planting garlic indoors. Page 6.
5 beautiful flowering vines for containers.
Arugula is great for growing in container gardens.
Flowers rock, but foliage plants can be more interesting.
Starting seeds can be frustrating, exhilarating or sometimes a little of both. Follow these tips for successfully starting seeds to increase your odds.
Design and planting tips for large container gardens.
DIY Mason Jar Terrarium. Container Gardening.
Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow vegetables, but it's not for everybody.
Tips and info to get you started growing vegetables in containers.
Turn an kiddie pool into a cool garden planter and have a pool party for your plants.
Canna lillies are spectacular and easy to grow. Here's how to grow them in containers.
The Grow Box is a great system for container vegetable gardening.
10 things container gardeners should know
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.
Why you should fill your garden planters with potting soil.
Sometimes a single plant in the right container makes a perfect container garden. Page 13.
How to grow pumpkins in pots. Container Gardening.
Grow a cool houseplant from a sweet potato.
Growing strawberries in pots is easy. Growing strawberries in container gardens can also be beautiful
Lettuce is the perfect container gardening vegetable. Find out how to grow lettuce in a colader.
Better Than Rocks is a plastic mesh you put in the bottom of your container gardens to help with drainage.
Creeping Jenny is a fabulous container plant
Tips and tricks for how to container garden.
Container garden picture of verbena, calibrachoa and creeping Jenny in terra cotta jar. Page 12.
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.
The Suncalc is a great gadget for container gardening, you probably don't even know you need. Vendor's
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.
Expert advice from Stark Bro's Nurseries and Orchards on growing fruit trees in containers
Some tips on how to protect your tender container gardens from the frost.
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 moonflower vine. Container Gardening.
Growing Ornamental Sweet Potato Vines
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.
Why you should try growing things in pots.
Choosing Plants for Garden Pots. Container Gardening.
The same plant can have many different looks depending on the container you put it in.
Smart Pots are great for growing container vegetables. Read this review to find out why Smart Pots rock.
Root bound plants need help. One way to deal with them is root pruning.
This picture is of two varieties of radishes. Radishes are ridiculously easy to grow in containers.
Container garden picture of large terra cotta pot with flowering container garden of passion flower, flowering maple and monkey flower. Page 4.
Shade container garden filled with coleus, from a White Flower Farm kit. Page 9.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants.
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Small rustic basket with fuchsia and oxalis or shamrock. Page 11.
An easy step-by-step guide to planting a flower bag.
This large container garden, in a terra cotta pot is planted with snow in summer, chameleon plant and flowering maple. Page 14.
Growing gladiolas in containers is easy and fun.
Arugula is delicious and easy to grow. Page 2.
This old bucket is filled with blue fescue, creeping Jenny and portulaca. Page 10.
Container Gardening. Page 5.
How to make an instant flowering container garden
Nasturtiums in large stone container garden. Page 11.
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.
I'm often asked how to choose a container for a container garden. Find out some answers.
Tire gardens are popular, but are they safe? Some information you may want to know before planting tires gardens.
Container Gardening. Page 8.
Pot feet can be key to a healthy and happy container gardens.
Tips for growing beautiful container gardens in shade.
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.
Anything can be a container garden. All you need is some imagination and container garden ideas
Golden sage container garden in a small terra cotta jar. Page 15.
This container garden features pink flowers in a grey basket. Page 16.
Getting rid of spider mites. Container Gardening.
Clementine box filled with pansies and violas. Page 6.
How to grow eggplant in containers.
6 fun indoor garden projects kids will love
Container gardening picture and plant information for elephant ears. Page 12.
A strawberry pot makes a great container garden for coleus and English ivy. Page 18.
Tips and suggestions for turning assorted wooden boxes of various sizes into container gardens. See an example and a link to instructions.
5 Great Easy to Grow Herbs for Container Gardens.
Gardening is a fun activity to do with kids and growing in containers is a great way to do it.
Baby Crocs make unusual and unusually cute container gardens. Page 2.
Garden hoses can be hazardous to your health. Find out why and what you can do to minimize the risk.
Container gardening picture of self-watering garden pot with creeping Jenny, Persian shield, coleus and sweet potato vine. Page 25.
This container is a kit sold by white flower farm. Page 19.
Container garden picture of wooden basket with torenia hybrid, Summer Wave® Large Violet, or wishbone plant. Page 7.
The verdigris color of this hanging basket works well with the pinks of the flowers and sage green of the foliage. Page 17.
How to Protect your container gardens from pests and critters.
Big aluminum bucket with flowers. Page 20.
Pansy bowl container garden. Container Gardening. Page 24.
Small hanging basket container garden filled with hens and chicks. Page 22.
The droopy, ornamental grass gives this container garden an attitude. Page 21.
The same plant can have many different looks depending on the container you put it in. Page 3.
Succulent plants in a lunch box. A lunch box makes a great container for succulent plants. Page 3.
Photo of a container garden idea by P. Allen Smith. Page 26.
The basics about self watering containers.
Container Gardening. Page 23.
There is a terrarium for every style. These are not your grandmother's terrariums.
Picture of a purple, blue and white flowers in a metal basket container garden. Page 27.
For successful seed starting try Gardeners Supply APS seed starting system. Review of APS seed starting system from Gardeners Supply.
The same plant can have many different looks depending on the container you put it in. Page 2.
Why you need to prune tomato plants.
Ideas, pictures and tips for creative, beautiful and unusual container gardens.
These miniature, clam shell container gardens are easy and fun to make. A great container gardening project to do with kids.
Choosing a plant container. Container Gardening.
How to grow celery from the bottom store bought celery.
The same plant can have many different looks depending on the container you put it in. Page 5.
The same plant can have many different looks depending on the container you put it in. Page 4.
Even a trash can can make a great container. Page 8.
Wishbone flower is not only hard to kill, it is a shade-loving, flowering wonder.
How to make a container garden in a Clementine Orange Box. This spring container garden is super easy and inexpensive to make.
Pictures and profiles of container plants and flowers
Easy instructions for how to make a pizza herb container garden.