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.
Five easy flowering plants anyone can grow in full sun containers.
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.
Growing Meyer lemon trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy.
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.
Whether you're a city dweller with a balcony, or have acres of land to spare, vegetable container gardening is easy, fun and satisfying.
10 tips for successful container gardens.
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.
Easy instructions for how to make a terrarium
A couple of tips for planting garlic indoors. Page 6.
If you are new to container gardening, here is what you need to know.
There are lots of cool container garden ideas that are cheap or free.
Ten great easy to grow terrarium plants.
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.
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.
Tips for getting the most out of grow boxes
Tips for planting a container garden.
Growing kumquat (also known as cumquot) trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy. Here's how to grow kumquat trees in garden pots.
Picture of 'Secrets of Senetti' Pericallis hybrids. Page 49.
Getting started, making a succulent plant container garden.
Heavenly blue morning glories are great climbing vines. Picture of a Heavenly Blue morning glory
Tips on starting a balcony 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.
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.
Growing tomatoes upside down is all the rage. Find out if it's a good way to grow tomatoes in containers.
Tips and tricks for growing tomatoes in containers.
Fuchsia is a great container plant for shade.
Find out why the Earthbox is the best way to grow vegetables in containers.
Ok, sounds pretty boring, but watering without drowning your container garden plants is one of the keys to a successful container garden.
How to care for hibiscus. Container Gardening.
Almost anyone can grow vegetables in containers.
Watering plants doesn't sound like rocket science, watering plants in container gardens can be tricky. Here are some tips for watering plants.
Here are some great tomato varieties for growing in containers.
Here are some step by step instructions for growing lettuce in a reusable grocery bag.
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.
5 Outdoor Containers that are great for growing vegetables and herbs.
Ten great container vegetables with tips on how to grow them.
Arugula is great for growing in container gardens.
Tips and info to get you started growing vegetables in containers.
Design and planting tips for large container gardens.
Great container plants for spring
Canna lillies are spectacular and easy to grow. Here's how to grow them 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.
Flowers rock, but foliage plants can be more interesting.
5 beautiful flowering vines for containers.
Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow vegetables, but it's not for everybody.
The Grow Box is a great system for container vegetable gardening.
How to grow pumpkins in pots. Container Gardening.
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.
Grow a cool houseplant from a sweet potato.
Lettuce is the perfect container gardening vegetable. Find out how to grow lettuce in a colader.
DIY Mason Jar Terrarium. Container Gardening.
Sometimes a single plant in the right container makes a perfect container garden. Page 13.
Why you should fill your garden planters with potting soil.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants.
10 things container gardeners should know
Turn an kiddie pool into a cool garden planter and have a pool party for your plants.
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
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.
Container garden picture of verbena, calibrachoa and creeping Jenny in terra cotta jar. Page 12.
Growing strawberries in pots is easy. Growing strawberries in container gardens can also be beautiful
How to grow moonflower vine. Container Gardening.
The Suncalc is a great gadget for container gardening, you probably don't even know you need. Vendor's
Expert advice from Stark Bro's Nurseries and Orchards on growing fruit trees in containers
Why you should try growing things in pots.
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.
The same plant can have many different looks depending on the container you put it in.
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.
This picture is of two varieties of radishes. Radishes are ridiculously easy to grow in containers.
Growing Ornamental Sweet Potato Vines
An easy step-by-step guide to planting a flower bag.
Root bound plants need help. One way to deal with them is root pruning.
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.
Smart Pots are great for growing container vegetables. Read this review to find out why Smart Pots rock.
Shade container garden filled with coleus, from a White Flower Farm kit. Page 9.
Choosing Plants for Garden Pots. Container Gardening.
Small rustic basket with fuchsia and oxalis or shamrock. Page 11.
I'm often asked how to choose a container for a container garden. Find out some answers.
This large container garden, in a terra cotta pot is planted with snow in summer, chameleon plant and flowering maple. Page 14.
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.
This old bucket is filled with blue fescue, creeping Jenny and portulaca. Page 10.
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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.
Container garden picture of large terra cotta pot with flowering container garden of passion flower, flowering maple and monkey flower. Page 4.
Arugula is delicious and easy to grow. Page 2.
Container Gardening. Page 5.
Tips and suggestions for turning assorted wooden boxes of various sizes into container gardens. See an example and a link to instructions.
Nasturtiums in large stone container garden. Page 11.
Growing gladiolas in containers is easy and fun.
Container Gardening. Page 8.
How to make an instant flowering container garden
Container gardening picture and plant information for elephant ears. Page 12.
This container garden features pink flowers in a grey basket. Page 16.
Pot feet can be key to a healthy and happy container gardens.
Container gardening picture of self-watering garden pot with creeping Jenny, Persian shield, coleus and sweet potato vine. Page 25.
Golden sage container garden in a small terra cotta jar. Page 15.
A strawberry pot makes a great container garden for coleus and English ivy. Page 18.
How to grow eggplant in containers.
Anything can be a container garden. All you need is some imagination and container garden ideas
Tire gardens are popular, but are they safe? Some information you may want to know before planting tires gardens.
Baby Crocs make unusual and unusually cute container gardens. Page 2.
Getting rid of spider mites. Container Gardening.
Garden hoses can be hazardous to your health. Find out why and what you can do to minimize the risk.
Clementine box filled with pansies and violas. Page 6.
The verdigris color of this hanging basket works well with the pinks of the flowers and sage green of the foliage. Page 17.
Container garden picture of wooden basket with torenia hybrid, Summer Wave® Large Violet, or wishbone plant. Page 7.
This container is a kit sold by white flower farm. Page 19.
Some tips on how to protect your tender container gardens from the frost.
Big aluminum bucket with flowers. Page 20.
Photo of a container garden idea by P. Allen Smith. Page 26.
Container Gardening. Page 23.
Small hanging basket container garden filled with hens and chicks. Page 22.
Succulent plants in a lunch box. A lunch box makes a great container for succulent plants. Page 3.
The droopy, ornamental grass gives this container garden an attitude. Page 21.
Pansy bowl container garden. Container Gardening. Page 24.
Picture of a purple, blue and white flowers in a metal basket container garden. Page 27.
6 fun indoor garden projects kids will love
These miniature, clam shell container gardens are easy and fun to make. A great container gardening project to do with kids.
Wishbone flower is not only hard to kill, it is a shade-loving, flowering wonder.
The same plant can have many different looks depending on the container you put it in. Page 3.
Ideas, pictures and tips for creative, beautiful and unusual container gardens.
The same plant can have many different looks depending on the container you put it in. Page 2.
Tips and tricks for how to container garden.
The basics about self watering containers.
Why you need to prune tomato plants.
Even a trash can can make a great container. Page 8.
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.
Photos of flowers that work in containers or garden pots. Lots of flowers will work in garden pots, these photos of flowers will give you some ideas.
Gardening is a fun activity to do with kids and growing in containers is a great way to do it.
The same plant can have many different looks depending on the container you put it in. Page 10.
Easy instructions for how to make a pizza herb container garden.
Container Gardening. Page 2.
There is a terrarium for every style. These are not your grandmother's terrariums.
Pictures and profiles of container plants and flowers
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 9.
How to grow celery from the bottom store bought celery.
Picture of a water lily. Photo of Nymphaea, Albida. Page 25.