Container Gardening: Most Popular Articles
How to avoid 10 common container gardening mistakes.
11 Common container tomato growing mistakes and how to avoid them.
5 tips for successfully growing tomatoes in containers.
How to grow dipladenia and mandevillas in containers.
Growing Meyer lemon trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy.
If your tomatoes have a black area on the bottom you probably have blossom end rot.
Easy instructions for how to make a terrarium
Helpful advice for growing cucumbers in container gardens.
Ten great easy to grow terrarium plants.
How to care for hibiscus. Container Gardening.
Growing herb container gardens is easy, incredibly satisfying and can save you money. Here are some of the basics.
Five easy flowering plants anyone can grow in full sun containers.
What you need to know about growing blueberries in containers.
No sun? No problem. Here are 5 great plants for shade.
How to make an easy succulent plant container garden
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.
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.
Terrariums are easy to make and care for if you don't make these common 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.
Watering plants doesn't sound like rocket science, watering plants in container gardens can be tricky. Here are some tips for watering plants.
Tips for planting a container garden.
Fuchsia is a great container plant for shade.
Delicious and easy garlic scape and basil pesto recipe
Design and planting tips for large container gardens.
10 tips for successful container gardens.
How to grow pumpkins in pots. Container Gardening.
Tips on starting a balcony garden.
Growing kumquat (also known as cumquot) trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy. Here's how to grow kumquat trees in garden pots.
There are lots of cool container garden ideas that are cheap or free.
Whether you're a city dweller with a balcony, or have acres of land to spare, vegetable container gardening is easy, fun and satisfying.
Tips for getting the most out of grow boxes
Canna lillies are spectacular and easy to grow. Here's how to grow them in containers.
Growing tomatoes upside down is all the rage. Find out if it's a good way to grow tomatoes in containers.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants.
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. Container Gardening.
Find out why the Earthbox is the best way to grow vegetables in containers.
Tips and tricks for growing tomatoes in containers.
Grow a cool houseplant from a sweet potato.
Ok, sounds pretty boring, but watering without drowning your container garden plants is one of the keys to a successful container garden.
Five great fall plants for container gardens.
How to grow moonflower vine. Container Gardening.
Expert advice from Stark Bro's Nurseries and Orchards on growing fruit trees in containers
Heavenly blue morning glories are great climbing vines. Picture of a Heavenly Blue morning glory
How to choose plant for hanging baskets.
Looking at container gardens is a great way to get ideas. Look at the use of color palette, composition and container.
Growing Ornamental Sweet Potato Vines
Flowers rock, but foliage plants can be more interesting.
A couple of tips for planting garlic indoors. Page 6.
Arugula is great for growing in container gardens.
5 beautiful flowering vines for containers.
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.
Root bound plants need help. One way to deal with them is root pruning.
If you are new to container gardening, here is what you need to know.
DIY Mason Jar Terrarium. Container Gardening.
5 Outdoor Containers that are great for growing vegetables and herbs.
The Grow Box is a great system for container vegetable gardening.
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.
Why you need to prune tomato plants.
Creeping Jenny is a fabulous container plant
Garden hoses can be hazardous to your health. Find out why and what you can do to minimize the risk.
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.
Late tomato blight is a serious plant disease that affect both tomatoes and potatoes.
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.
Growing vegetables and herbs in straw bales means you can garden almost anywhere on a budget.
How to grow eggplant in containers.
Ten great container vegetables with tips on how to grow them.
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 is a plastic mesh you put in the bottom of your container gardens to help with drainage.
King Tut grass is a great container garden plant. It grows fast, looks spectacular and is easy to grow.
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 great for growing container vegetables. Read this review to find out why Smart Pots rock.
Here are some great tomato varieties for growing in containers.
A garden planter can be made inexpensively out of a plastic kiddie pool, giving your plants a pool party! Learn how.
Choosing Plants for Garden Pots. Container Gardening.
There is a terrarium for every style. These are not your grandmother's terrariums.
Almost anyone can grow vegetables in containers.
Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow vegetables, but it's not for everybody.
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
An easy step-by-step guide to planting a flower bag.
Ever wonder if your. Container Gardening.
Lobelia is a great container plant
Anything can be a container garden. All you need is some imagination and container garden ideas
5 tips for successfully growing tomatoes in hot climates
Pot feet can be key to a healthy and happy container gardens.
Here are some step by step instructions for growing lettuce in a reusable grocery bag.
The basics about self watering 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.
Tips for helping mums survive all fall.
Starting seeds can be frustrating, exhilarating or sometimes a little of both. Follow these tips for successfully starting seeds to increase your odds.
This picture is of two varieties of radishes. Radishes are ridiculously easy to grow in containers.
Check out these pictures of fall container garden ideas.
This old bucket is filled with blue fescue, creeping Jenny and portulaca. Page 10.
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.
Growing strawberries in pots is easy. Growing strawberries in container gardens can also be beautiful
Why you should fill your garden planters with potting soil.
Tips and info to get you started growing vegetables in containers.
Purslane is one of the best, underused container plants.
Tire gardens are popular, but are they safe? Some information you may want to know before planting tires gardens.
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How to make a container garden in a Clementine Orange Box. This spring container garden is super easy and inexpensive to make.
6 fun indoor garden projects kids will love
Sometimes a single plant in the right container makes a perfect container garden. Page 13.
How to grow calibrachoa or million bells in containers.
Pictures of winter container gardens.
Potrisers are my favorite pot feet.
Geraniums make great, easy container garden plants.
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.
I'm often asked how to choose a container for a container garden. Find out some answers.
Curious about Meyer Lemons Trees? Here's what you want to know.
Lettuce is the perfect container gardening vegetable. Find out how to grow lettuce in a colader.
How to Grow Hens and Chicks in Container Gardens
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.
The Lechuza garden planter is the Ferrari of the container gardening world. For a sleek, modern style, check out Lechuza garden planters.
Shade container garden filled with coleus, from a White Flower Farm kit. Page 9.
Container gardening picture and plant information for elephant ears. Page 12.
Water-retaining crystals are widely used, but do they work?
Small rustic basket with fuchsia and oxalis or shamrock. Page 11.
Given the evidence, growing organic container vegetable gardens, is good for you and good for the planet.
Container garden picture of passion flower, 'Lavender Lady'. Page 19.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 11.
Quick tip for plant care. Container Gardening.
Picture of a water lily. Photo of Nymphaea, Albida. Page 25.
How to grow celery from the bottom store bought celery.
5 Container Plants that Can Take the Heat
Growing gladiolas in containers is easy and fun.
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. Succulent plants are great container garden plants.
Tomatillos are beautiful and tasty, learn how to grow tomatillos in containers.
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 picture of verbena, calibrachoa and creeping Jenny in terra cotta jar. Page 12.
Why you should try growing things in pots.
Suggestions for growing fruit in containers in the South.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 13.
Succulent plants in a tea cup. Picture of succulent plants in a tea cup. Page 7.
Photograph of hibiscus flower. Photo of pink hibiscus rosa-sinensis, 'Painted Lady'. Page 6.
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 surprisingly easy.
Growing black-eyed Susan vines in containers can be spectacular.
Ideas, pictures and tips for creative, beautiful and unusual container gardens.
Great system for growing strawberries anywhere you get sun.
Container garden pests and what to do about them.
This group of containers features a birch bark covered nursery pot filled with mums and wirevine. Page 17.
Gardening is a fun activity to do with kids and growing in containers is a great way to do it.
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.
Tips for using metal containers for plants. Page 3.
A snake plant in a cocoa tin, placed in a tall narrow glass jar, makes a fine terrarium. Page 14.
5 Great Easy to Grow Herbs for Container Gardens.
Wishbone flower is not only hard to kill, it is a shade-loving, flowering wonder.