Container Gardening: Most Popular Articles
Tips for helping mums survive all fall.
Five great fall plants for container gardens.
Growing Meyer lemon trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy.
5 tips for successfully growing tomatoes in containers.
11 Common container tomato growing mistakes and how to avoid them.
Ten great easy to grow terrarium plants.
How to grow dipladenia and mandevillas in containers.
Easy instructions for how to make a terrarium
How to care for hibiscus. Container Gardening.
How to make an easy succulent plant container garden
What you need to know about growing blueberries 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.
Growing herb container gardens is easy, incredibly satisfying and can save you money. Here are some of the basics.
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.
Helpful advice for growing cucumbers in container gardens.
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.
No sun? No problem. Here are 5 great plants for shade.
Terrariums are easy to make and care for if you don't make these common mistakes.
A couple of tips for planting garlic indoors. Page 6.
Tips for planting a container garden.
Check out these pictures of fall container garden ideas.
How to choose plant for hanging baskets.
This group of containers features a birch bark covered nursery pot filled with mums and wirevine. Page 17.
How to avoid 10 common container gardening mistakes.
10 tips for successful container gardens.
Growing kumquat (also known as cumquot) trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy. Here's how to grow kumquat trees in garden pots.
Tips on starting a balcony garden.
Watering plants doesn't sound like rocket science, watering plants in container gardens can be tricky. Here are some tips for watering plants.
Five easy flowering plants anyone can grow in full sun containers.
Grow a cool houseplant from a sweet potato.
Design and planting tips for large 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.
Fall container garden with bright pink mums, coral bells and ornamental grass. Page 16.
Flowers rock, but foliage plants can be more interesting.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants.
Pepper plants can thrive in containers. Page 18.
Looking at container gardens is a great way to get ideas. Look at the use of color palette, composition and container.
How to grow moonflower vine. Container Gardening.
There are lots of cool container garden ideas that are cheap or free.
Expert advice from Stark Bro's Nurseries and Orchards on growing fruit trees in containers
Large, beautiful fall container garden in a basket. Page 6.
If your tomatoes have a black area on the bottom you probably have blossom end rot.
If you are new to container gardening, here is what you need to know.
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.
White clover and pink aster in a bamboo basket container. Page 14.
Fuchsia is a great container plant for shade.
This large fall container garden features lamb's ear, flowering kale, sweet potato vine, sedum and ornamental grass. Page 15.
Canna lillies are spectacular and easy to grow. Here's how to grow them 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.
Lamb's ear is a great fall container plant. It can be beautiful alone or in a mixed container garden. Page 9.
Growing tomatoes upside down is all the rage. Find out if it's a good way to grow tomatoes in containers.
Growing Ornamental Sweet Potato Vines
This old bucket is filled with blue fescue, creeping Jenny and portulaca. Page 10.
Root bound plants need help. One way to deal with them is root pruning.
This basket of flowering cabbage makes a wonderful fall centerpiece. Page 7.
Small rustic basket with fuchsia and oxalis or shamrock. Page 11.
Picture of heuchera, Dolce, 'Key Lime' in a hollowed out log. Page 19.
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.
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.
Fall container garden with purple fountain grass and wirevine. Page 8.
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.
DIY Mason Jar Terrarium. Container Gardening.
heuchera is one of the best fall container garden plants. Page 13.
This fall container uses rosemary and fountain grass and sedum to make a simple and large arrangement. Page 10.
Heavenly blue morning glories are great climbing vines. Picture of a Heavenly Blue morning glory
Tips and info to get you started growing vegetables in containers.
These hens and chicks will last right through fall. Page 12.
Arugula is great for growing in container gardens.
Tips for getting the most out of grow boxes
How to grow pumpkins in pots. Container 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.
5 beautiful flowering vines for containers.
Find out why the Earthbox is the best way to grow vegetables in containers.
Getting rid of spider mites. Container Gardening.
Grouping of fall container gardens. Page 5.
Ok, sounds pretty boring, but watering without drowning your container garden plants is one of the keys to a successful container garden.
Fall planter with snapdragon the looks a whole lot like candy corn. Page 3.
Pumpkin planters my great fall decorations. Here are step by step instructions that are easy and quick.
Sometimes a single plant in the right container makes a perfect container garden. Page 13.
Using Trellises in containers. Container Gardening.
This grouping of fall container gardens is rustic and simple. Page 4.
5 Outdoor Containers that are great for growing vegetables and herbs.
Choosing Plants for Garden Pots. Container Gardening.
Container gardening picture of two fall garden planters. Page 2.
Shade container garden filled with coleus, from a White Flower Farm kit. Page 9.
Golden sage container garden in a small terra cotta jar. Page 15.
Tire gardens are popular, but are they safe? Some information you may want to know before planting tires gardens.
Growing vegetables and herbs in straw bales means you can garden almost anywhere on a budget.
Creeping Jenny is a fabulous container plant
This large container garden, in a terra cotta pot is planted with snow in summer, chameleon plant and flowering maple. Page 14.
Here are some great tomato varieties for growing in containers.
Tips and tricks for growing tomatoes in containers.
Starting seeds can be frustrating, exhilarating or sometimes a little of both. Follow these tips for successfully starting seeds to increase your odds.
These fall container gardening plants can withstand the cold. Heuchera, Euphorbia and calibrachoa are all great fall container gardening plants.
Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow vegetables, but it's not for everybody.
Container garden picture of verbena, calibrachoa and creeping Jenny in terra cotta jar. Page 12.
King Tut grass is a great container garden plant. It grows fast, looks spectacular and is easy to grow.
Curious about Meyer Lemons Trees? Here's what you want to know.
Pictures and profiles of container plants and flowers
Anything can be a container garden. All you need is some imagination and container garden ideas
Maybe you've seen the ads for Tilley Hats. Find out if they are as good as they sound for container gardening.
This container garden features pink flowers in a grey basket. Page 16.
6 fun indoor garden projects kids will love
Ten great container vegetables with tips on how to grow them.
The Grow Box is a great system for container vegetable gardening.
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.
The verdigris color of this hanging basket works well with the pinks of the flowers and sage green of the foliage. Page 17.
Better Than Rocks is a plastic mesh you put in the bottom of your container gardens to help with drainage.
A strawberry pot makes a great container garden for coleus and English ivy. Page 18.
Container gardening picture of self-watering garden pot with creeping Jenny, Persian shield, coleus and sweet potato vine. Page 25.
Pictures of winter container gardens.
A snake plant in a cocoa tin, placed in a tall narrow glass jar, makes a fine terrarium. Page 14.
Garden hoses can be hazardous to your health. Find out why and what you can do to minimize the risk.
Tips and suggestions for turning assorted wooden boxes of various sizes into container gardens. See an example and a link to instructions.
I'm often asked how to choose a container for a container garden. Find out some answers.
Small hanging basket container garden filled with hens and chicks. Page 22.
Nasturtiums in large stone container garden. Page 11.
Pot feet can be key to a healthy and happy container gardens.
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.
Smart Pots are great for growing container vegetables. Read this review to find out why Smart Pots rock.
Ever wonder if your. Container Gardening.
Here are some step by step instructions for growing lettuce in a reusable grocery bag.
Container garden picture of passion flower, 'Lavender Lady'. Page 19.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 11.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 13.
Why you should try growing things in pots.
Container Gardening. Page 23.
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.
Container gardening picture of million bells or calibrachoa. Page 41.
Photo of a container garden idea by P. Allen Smith. Page 26.
This picture is of two varieties of radishes. Radishes are ridiculously easy to grow in containers.
How to tell if your plant is rootbound
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.
There is a terrarium for every style. These are not your grandmother's terrariums.
Almost anyone can grow vegetables in containers.
The droopy, ornamental grass gives this container garden an attitude. Page 21.
Ideas, pictures and advice on fall containers.
The basics about self watering containers.
How to grow eggplant in containers.
This container is a kit sold by white flower farm. Page 19.
Container garden picture of large terra cotta pot with flowering container garden of passion flower, flowering maple and monkey flower. Page 4.
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Big aluminum bucket with flowers. Page 20.
A garden planter can be made inexpensively out of a plastic kiddie pool, giving your plants a pool party! Learn how.
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.
These miniature, clam shell container gardens are easy and fun to make. A great container gardening project to do with kids.
Ahhh Pots Photograph © Kerry Michaels I wasn't going to write about these pots until the summer after I had planted and tested them. However, when
How to Grow Hens and Chicks in Container Gardens
Potrisers are my favorite pot feet.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 12.