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Container Gardening: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
How Not to Kill Your Mums
Tips for helping mums survive all fall.
How to Meyer Lemon Trees in Garden Pots
Growing Meyer lemon trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy.
How to Grow Terrific Tomatoes in a Container
5 tips for successfully growing tomatoes in containers.
Beyond Mums - Five Fall Plants for Container...
Five great fall plants for container gardens.
10 Easy-to-Grow Terrarium Plants
Ten great easy to grow terrarium plants.
Common Mistakes Growing Tomatoes in Containers
11 Common container tomato growing mistakes and how to avoid them.
Grow Gorgeous Dipladenia and Mandevillas in...
How to grow dipladenia and mandevillas in containers.
Make an Affordable, Attractive Terrarium in 10...
Easy instructions for how to make a terrarium
How to Grow Garlic Greens Indoors
A couple of tips for planting garlic indoors. Page 6.
Hibiscus Care
How to care for hibiscus. Container Gardening.
How to Grow Blueberries in Containers
What you need to know about growing blueberries in containers.
Make an Easy Succulent Plant Container Garden
How to make an easy succulent plant container garden
How to Grow Tasty Potatoes 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.
Don't Make These Common Seed Starting 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.
Get Started Growing Herbs in Container Gardens
Growing herb container gardens is easy, incredibly satisfying and can save you money. Here are some of the basics.
10 Common Terrarium Mistakes and How to Avoid...
Terrariums are easy to make and care for if you don't make these common mistakes.
How to Grow Cucumbers in Your Container Garden
Helpful advice for growing cucumbers in container gardens.
How to Grow Kumquat in a Container
Growing kumquat (also known as cumquot) trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy. Here's how to grow kumquat trees in garden pots.
8 Tips on How Water Your Container Garden
Watering plants doesn't sound like rocket science, watering plants in container gardens can be tricky. Here are some tips for watering plants.
5 Beautiful Flowering Plants for Your Hanging...
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.
5 Container Plants That Love the Shade
No sun? No problem. Here are 5 great plants for shade.
5 Helpful Tips for Starting a Container Garden
Tips for planting a container garden.
Growing Sweet Potato Plants
Grow a cool houseplant from a sweet potato.
How to Grow Garlic 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.
10 Container Garden Tips for Beginners
10 tips for successful container gardens.
Get Started Growing Veggies in Your Container...
Whether you're a city dweller with a balcony, or have acres of land to spare, vegetable container gardening is easy, fun and satisfying.
Don't Make This Common Mistake When Choosing a...
How to choose plant for hanging baskets.
5 Tips for Planting Large Container Gardens
Design and planting tips for large container gardens.
10 Common Container Gardening Mistakes
How to avoid 10 common container gardening mistakes.
Tips for Starting a Balcony Garden
Tips on starting a balcony garden.
Gallery of Terrarium Pictures
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants.
Growing Canna Lilies in Containers
Canna lillies are spectacular and easy to grow. Here's how to grow them in containers.
Upside Down Tomato Planters - The Good And Bad
Growing tomatoes upside down is all the rage. Find out if it's a good way to grow tomatoes in containers.
Expert Advice on Growing Fruit Trees in...
Expert advice from Stark Bro's Nurseries and Orchards on growing fruit trees in containers
How to Make a Sweet Mason Jar Terrarium
DIY Mason Jar Terrarium. Container Gardening.
Growing Sweet Potato Vines
Growing Ornamental Sweet Potato Vines
5 Great Container Garden Plants That Thrive in...
Five easy flowering plants anyone can grow in full sun containers.
Everything You Need to Start a Container Garden
If you are new to container gardening, here is what you need to know.
8 Tips for Fall and Winter Container Gardening
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.
What should I do if my plant is root bound?
Root bound plants need help. One way to deal with them is root pruning.
Container Garden Picture Gallery
Looking at container gardens is a great way to get ideas. Look at the use of color palette, composition and container.
10 Cheap (or Free!) Containers for Your...
There are lots of cool container garden ideas that are cheap or free.
Growing pumpkins in containers is easier than...
How to grow pumpkins in pots. Container Gardening.
Fall Container Garden Ideas
Check out these pictures of fall container garden ideas.
Container Plant Profile: Shade-Loving Fuchsias
Fuchsia is a great container plant for shade.
The Earthbox Is the Best Container For Vegetables
Find out why the Earthbox is the best way to grow vegetables in containers.
Expert Tips on How to Grow Peas in Container...
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.
Birch Bark Covered Nursery Pot with Mums and...
This group of containers features a birch bark covered nursery pot filled with mums and wirevine. Page 17.
Tips for Watering Container Gardens
Ok, sounds pretty boring, but watering without drowning your container garden plants is one of the keys to a successful container garden.
Grow Boxes Rock for Growing Vegetables
Tips for getting the most out of grow boxes
Pumpkin Planter
Pumpkin planters my great fall decorations. Here are step by step instructions that are easy and quick.
Arugala
Arugula is great for growing in container gardens.
Hot Fall Container Garden
Pepper plants can thrive in containers. Page 18.
6 Tips to Successfullly Starting Seeds Indoors
Starting seeds can be frustrating, exhilarating or sometimes a little of both. Follow these tips for successfully starting seeds to increase your odds.
Senetti® Pericallis
Picture of 'Secrets of Senetti' Pericallis hybrids. Page 49.
Tips for Growing Tomatoes in Containers
Tips and tricks for growing tomatoes in containers.
Wondering How to Harden Seedlings for the...
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.
Vegetable Container Gardening for Beginners
Almost anyone can grow vegetables in containers.
Growing Morning Glories in Containers
Heavenly blue morning glories are great climbing vines. Picture of a Heavenly Blue morning glory
Forcing Paperwhite Narcissus to Bloom
Forcing paperwhite narcissus bulbs - an easy guide with photos.
Hanging Basket Container Garden with Purple...
Sometimes a single plant in the right container makes a perfect container garden. Page 13.
Meyer Lemon Tree Information
Curious about Meyer Lemons Trees? Here's what you want to know.
Mums, Coral Bells and Ornamental Grass
Fall container garden with bright pink mums, coral bells and ornamental grass. Page 16.
6 Indoor Garden Projects Kids Will Love
6 fun indoor garden projects kids will love
Getting Rid of Spider Mites
Getting rid of spider mites. Container Gardening.
Container Garden with Colorful Foliage and...
This large container garden, in a terra cotta pot is planted with snow in summer, chameleon plant and flowering maple. Page 14.
Container Garden in an Old Bucket
This old bucket is filled with blue fescue, creeping Jenny and portulaca. Page 10.
5 Types of Outdoor Containers for Growing...
5 Outdoor Containers that are great for growing vegetables and herbs.
Growing Moon Flower in Containers
How to grow moonflower vine. Container Gardening.
Foliage Plants for Container Gardens
Flowers rock, but foliage plants can be more interesting.
Grow Tomatoes Upside Down in a Stylish Bucket
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.
Lamb's Ear in TerraCycle Pot
Lamb's ear is a great fall container plant. It can be beautiful alone or in a mixed container garden. Page 9.
Knock Out Fall Container Garden
Large, beautiful fall container garden in a basket. Page 6.
Which tomato varieties are good for growing in...
Here are some great tomato varieties for growing in containers.
How Do I Know When My Tomato is Ripe
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.
Small Rustic Basket Container Garden with...
Small rustic basket with fuchsia and oxalis or shamrock. Page 11.
Choosing the Right Plants for Your Container...
Choosing Plants for Garden Pots. Container Gardening.
5 Great Flowering Vines For Containers
5 beautiful flowering vines for containers.
Herb Container Garden with Golden Sage
Golden sage container garden in a small terra cotta jar. Page 15.
Ten Great Container Vegetables
Ten great container vegetables with tips on how to grow them.
White Clover and Asters in Bamboo Basket
White clover and pink aster in a bamboo basket container. Page 14.
Six Vital Questions to Ask before Seeding...
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, Dolce 'Key Lime'
Picture of heuchera, Dolce, 'Key Lime' in a hollowed out log. Page 19.
The Pros and Cons of Straw Bale Gardening
Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow vegetables, but it's not for everybody.
Basket of Flowering Cabbage
This basket of flowering cabbage makes a wonderful fall centerpiece. Page 7.
How to Tell if Your Plant Is Rootbound
How to tell if your plant is rootbound
How To Make a Wooden Box into a Garden
How to turn a wooden box into a garden.
Letter to Young Gardeners
Letter to young gardeners. Container Gardening.
Creeping Jenny is a Great Container Plant
Creeping Jenny is a fabulous container plant
Is It Safe to Plant a Garden in a Tire?
Tire gardens are popular, but are they safe? Some information you may want to know before planting tires gardens.
Growing King Tut Grass in Container Gardens
King Tut grass is a great container garden plant. It grows fast, looks spectacular and is easy to grow.
Container Vegetable Garden Mistake
Container Vegetable Garden Mistake
Pot Feet Can Save Your Plants and Your Deck
Pot feet can be key to a healthy and happy container gardens.
Growing Gorgeous Dahlias in Pots
Caring for your dahlias in pots.
Succulent Plants in Tea Cup
Succulent plants in a tea cup. Picture of succulent plants in a tea cup. Page 7.
The Best Way to Ripen Tomatoes
The best way to ripen tomatoes. Container Gardening.
Heuchera with Gourd
heuchera is one of the best fall container garden plants. Page 13.
Self Watering Containers - The Basics
The basics about self watering containers.
Hens and Chicks in an Old Wire Basket
These hens and chicks will last right through fall. Page 12.
Flowering Container Garden in an Old Basket
This container garden features pink flowers in a grey basket. Page 16.
Large Terra Cotta Container Garden Stuffed with...
This large fall container garden features lamb's ear, flowering kale, sweet potato vine, sedum and ornamental grass. Page 15.
How to Grow A Garden in a Reusable Bag
Here are some step by step instructions for growing lettuce in a reusable grocery bag.
Snake Plant Terrarium in a Cocoa Tin
A snake plant in a cocoa tin, placed in a tall narrow glass jar, makes a fine terrarium. Page 14.
Getting Started with Terrariums
There is a terrarium for every style. These are not your grandmother's terrariums.
Coleus Container Garden
Shade container garden filled with coleus, from a White Flower Farm kit. Page 9.
Container Garden in Terra Cotta Jar
Container garden picture of verbena, calibrachoa and creeping Jenny in terra cotta jar. Page 12.
Terrariums
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 13.
Suncalc - An Easy Way To Calculate Sunlight For...
Ever wonder if your. Container Gardening.
How to Grown Hens and Chicks in Pots
How to Grow Hens and Chicks in Container Gardens
Container Garden Pots - You Can Make Almost...
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.
DIY Straw Bale Gardening
Growing vegetables and herbs in straw bales means you can garden almost anywhere on a budget.
Violas in eggshells make great table decoration...
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 Grow Box is Great for Container Vegetable...
The Grow Box is a great system for container vegetable gardening.
Tillandsia Terrarium
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 11.
Red Hot Container Garden
Container gardening picture of self-watering garden pot with creeping Jenny, Persian shield, coleus and sweet potato vine. Page 25.
Free, DIY Self-Watering Seed Starter For...
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.
Purple Fountain Grass with Wirevine
Fall container garden with purple fountain grass and wirevine. Page 8.
Vegetable Container Gardening - The Basics
Tips and info to get you started growing vegetables in containers.
Sedum, with Rosemary and Fiber Optic Grass...
This fall container uses rosemary and fountain grass and sedum to make a simple and large arrangement. Page 10.
Great Container Gardening Plant - Passion Flower
Container garden picture of passion flower, 'Lavender Lady'. Page 19.
Formal Hanging Basket Container Garden
The verdigris color of this hanging basket works well with the pinks of the flowers and sage green of the foliage. Page 17.
Overwintering Elephant Ears
Alocascia and creeping Jenny in growing in a water garden
Winter Container Garden Gallery
Pictures of winter container gardens.
Great Container Idea by P. Allen Smith
Photo of a container garden idea by P. Allen Smith. Page 26.
Small Hanging Container Garden with Hens and...
Small hanging basket container garden filled with hens and chicks. Page 22.
Fall Container Garden Grouping
Grouping of fall container gardens. Page 5.
Growing Celery from a Bunch
How to grow celery from the bottom store bought celery.
Should I Use Gravel in my Container Garden?
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.
Growing Pomegranate Trees in Containers
How to grow pomegranates in containers
Teeny Tiny Terrarium
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 12.
Turn A Clamshell Into a Miniature Container...
These miniature, clam shell container gardens are easy and fun to make. A great container gardening project to do with kids.
Pansy Bowl Container Garden
Pansy bowl container garden. Container Gardening. Page 24.
Container Garden Ideas
Anything can be a container garden. All you need is some imagination and container garden ideas
Is There a Difference Between Potting Soil and...
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How Do I Choose a Container for My Container...
I'm often asked how to choose a container for a container garden. Find out some answers.
10 Reasons to Try Container Gardening
Why you should try growing things in pots.
Million Bells Container Garden in Zinc Pot
Container Gardening. Page 23.
Fill Your Garden Planters with Potting Soil not...
Why you should fill your garden planters with potting soil.
Fall Planter with Snapdragons that Look Like...
Fall planter with snapdragon the looks a whole lot like candy corn. Page 3.
His Grumpiness Thinks This is the Worst Plant...
Steve Bender's Worst Plant in the World
Coleus and Ivy in Strawberry Pot Container Garden
A strawberry pot makes a great container garden for coleus and English ivy. Page 18.
Better Than Rocks Review
Better Than Rocks is a plastic mesh you put in the bottom of your container gardens to help with drainage.
Fall Container Gardening Ideas and Advice
Ideas, pictures and advice on fall containers.
Arugula Flower Picture
Arugula is delicious and easy to grow. Page 2.
Pastel Patio Container Garden
This container is a kit sold by white flower farm. Page 19.
Stone Container Garden with Nasturtiums
Nasturtiums in large stone container garden. Page 11.
Is Your Garden Hose Safe?
Garden hoses can be hazardous to your health. Find out why and what you can do to minimize the risk.
Grouping of Rustic Fall Container Gardens
This grouping of fall container gardens is rustic and simple. Page 4.
Growing Sunflowers in Container Gardens
Sunflowers Container Gardening. Page 33.
Two Fall Container Gardens
Container gardening picture of two fall garden planters. Page 2.
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