Container Gardening: Most Popular Articles
Five great fall plants for container gardens.
Growing Meyer lemon trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy.
11 Common container tomato growing mistakes and how to avoid them.
5 tips for successfully growing tomatoes in containers.
Tips for helping mums survive all fall.
How to grow dipladenia and mandevillas in containers.
Ten great easy to grow terrarium plants.
Easy instructions for how to make a terrarium
How to care for hibiscus. Container Gardening.
How to make an easy succulent plant container garden
Helpful advice for growing cucumbers in container gardens.
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.
What you need to know about growing blueberries in containers.
Growing herb container gardens is easy, incredibly satisfying and can save you money. Here are some of the basics.
No sun? No problem. Here are 5 great plants for shade.
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.
If your tomatoes have a black area on the bottom you probably have blossom end rot.
Terrariums are easy to make and care for if you don't make these common mistakes.
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.
Five easy flowering plants anyone can grow in full sun containers.
Tips for planting a container garden.
10 tips for successful container gardens.
This group of containers features a birch bark covered nursery pot filled with mums and wirevine. Page 17.
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.
Design and planting tips for large container gardens.
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 choose plant for hanging baskets.
How to grow moonflower vine. Container Gardening.
Whether you're a city dweller with a balcony, or have acres of land to spare, vegetable container gardening is easy, fun and satisfying.
Check out these pictures of fall container garden ideas.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants.
How to avoid 10 common container gardening mistakes.
A couple of tips for planting garlic indoors. Page 6.
Grow a cool houseplant from a sweet potato.
There are lots of cool container garden ideas that are cheap or free.
Growing tomatoes upside down is all the rage. Find out if it's a good way to grow tomatoes in containers.
Fall container garden with bright pink mums, coral bells and ornamental grass. Page 16.
Looking at container gardens is a great way to get ideas. Look at the use of color palette, composition and container.
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.
Root bound plants need help. One way to deal with them is root pruning.
Canna lillies are spectacular and easy to grow. Here's how to grow them in containers.
Fuchsia is a great container plant for shade.
Expert advice from Stark Bro's Nurseries and Orchards on growing fruit trees in containers
This old bucket is filled with blue fescue, creeping Jenny and portulaca. Page 10.
Flowers rock, but foliage plants can be more interesting.
Pepper plants can thrive in containers. Page 18.
Tips for getting the most out of grow boxes
Growing Ornamental Sweet Potato Vines
If you are new to container gardening, here is what you need to know.
Find out why the Earthbox is the best way to grow vegetables in containers.
Heavenly blue morning glories are great climbing vines. Picture of a Heavenly Blue morning glory
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.
DIY Mason Jar Terrarium. Container Gardening.
White clover and pink aster in a bamboo basket container. Page 14.
How to grow pumpkins in pots. Container Gardening.
Arugula is great for growing in container gardens.
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.
Ok, sounds pretty boring, but watering without drowning your container garden plants is one of the keys to a successful container garden.
Getting rid of spider mites. Container Gardening.
Small rustic basket with fuchsia and oxalis or shamrock. Page 11.
This large fall container garden features lamb's ear, flowering kale, sweet potato vine, sedum and ornamental grass. Page 15.
Large, beautiful fall container garden in a basket. Page 6.
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.
Tips and info to get you started growing vegetables in containers.
Lamb's ear is a great fall container plant. It can be beautiful alone or in a mixed container garden. Page 9.
5 beautiful flowering vines for containers.
Sometimes a single plant in the right container makes a perfect container garden. Page 13.
Picture of heuchera, Dolce, 'Key Lime' in a hollowed out log. Page 19.
5 Outdoor Containers that are great for growing vegetables and herbs.
Fall planter with snapdragon the looks a whole lot like candy corn. Page 3.
Growing vegetables and herbs in straw bales means you can garden almost anywhere on a budget.
Fall container garden with purple fountain grass and wirevine. Page 8.
This basket of flowering cabbage makes a wonderful fall centerpiece. Page 7.
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.
heuchera is one of the best fall container garden plants. Page 13.
Shade container garden filled with coleus, from a White Flower Farm kit. Page 9.
Grouping of fall container gardens. Page 5.
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.
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.
Golden sage container garden in a small terra cotta jar. Page 15.
This fall container uses rosemary and fountain grass and sedum to make a simple and large arrangement. Page 10.
This large container garden, in a terra cotta pot is planted with snow in summer, chameleon plant and flowering maple. Page 14.
Container gardening picture of two fall garden planters. Page 2.
This container garden features pink flowers in a grey basket. Page 16.
Choosing Plants for Garden Pots. Container Gardening.
These hens and chicks will last right through fall. Page 12.
This grouping of fall container gardens is rustic and simple. Page 4.
Container garden picture of verbena, calibrachoa and creeping Jenny in terra cotta jar. Page 12.
The Grow Box is a great system for container vegetable gardening.
Tips and tricks for growing tomatoes in containers.
Here are some great tomato varieties for growing in containers.
Ten great container vegetables with tips on how to grow them.
Pictures and profiles of container plants and flowers
Starting seeds can be frustrating, exhilarating or sometimes a little of both. Follow these tips for successfully starting seeds to increase your odds.
The verdigris color of this hanging basket works well with the pinks of the flowers and sage green of the foliage. Page 17.
Creeping Jenny is a fabulous container plant
A strawberry pot makes a great container garden for coleus and English ivy. Page 18.
These fall container gardening plants can withstand the cold. Heuchera, Euphorbia and calibrachoa are all great fall container gardening plants.
Tips and suggestions for turning assorted wooden boxes of various sizes into container gardens. See an example and a link to instructions.
Eggshells filled with violas are beautiful as well as quick and easy. Eggshells filled with violas container make great gifts and are fun to do with kids.
Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow vegetables, but it's not for everybody.
Better Than Rocks is a plastic mesh you put in the bottom of your container gardens to help with drainage.
Garden hoses can be hazardous to your health. Find out why and what you can do to minimize the risk.
Pumpkin planters my great fall decorations. Here are step by step instructions that are easy and quick.
Nasturtiums in large stone container garden. Page 11.
Pictures of winter container gardens.
6 fun indoor garden projects kids will love
Smart Pots are great for growing container vegetables. Read this review to find out why Smart Pots rock.
Late tomato blight is a serious plant disease that affect both tomatoes and potatoes.
Container gardening picture of self-watering garden pot with creeping Jenny, Persian shield, coleus and sweet potato vine. Page 25.
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.
Using Trellises in containers. Container Gardening.
How to tell if your plant is rootbound
King Tut grass is a great container garden plant. It grows fast, looks spectacular and is easy to grow.
The basics about self watering containers.
There is a terrarium for every style. These are not your grandmother's terrariums.
Anything can be a container garden. All you need is some imagination and container garden ideas
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.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 11.
Ever wonder if your. Container Gardening.
This container is a kit sold by white flower farm. Page 19.
Here are some step by step instructions for growing lettuce in a reusable grocery bag.
Big aluminum bucket with flowers. Page 20.
How to grow eggplant in containers.
Why you should try growing things in pots.
How to Grow Hens and Chicks in Container Gardens
Pot feet can be key to a healthy and happy container gardens.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 13.
Potrisers are my favorite pot feet.
I'm often asked how to choose a container for a container garden. Find out some answers.
A snake plant in a cocoa tin, placed in a tall narrow glass jar, makes a fine terrarium. Page 14.
Growing Lemon Balm in Containers
The Lechuza garden planter is the Ferrari of the container gardening world. For a sleek, modern style, check out Lechuza garden planters.
Almost anyone can grow vegetables in containers.
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.
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.
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Baby Crocs make unusual and unusually cute container gardens. Page 2.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 12.
5 tips for successfully growing tomatoes in hot climates
Container gardening picture of million bells or calibrachoa. Page 41.
These miniature, clam shell container gardens are easy and fun to make. A great container gardening project to do with kids.
Curious about Meyer Lemons Trees? Here's what you want to know.
Container garden picture of passion flower, 'Lavender Lady'. Page 19.
Photo of a container garden idea by P. Allen Smith. Page 26.
A garden planter can be made inexpensively out of a plastic kiddie pool, giving your plants a pool party! Learn how.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 10.
Delicious and easy garlic scape and basil pesto recipe
The droopy, ornamental grass gives this container garden an attitude. Page 21.