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Container Gardening: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
How to Grow Terrific Tomatoes in a Container
5 tips for successfully growing tomatoes in containers.
Growing Tomatoes in a Container? Avoid These 10...
11 Common container tomato growing mistakes and how to avoid them.
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.
How to Meyer Lemon Trees in Garden Pots
Growing Meyer lemon trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy.
11 Things You Shouldn't Do When Growing Seeds...
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.
5 Pretty Container Garden Plants That Thrive in...
Five easy flowering plants anyone can grow in full sun containers.
5 Container Plants That Love the Shade
No sun? No problem. Here are 5 great plants for shade.
5 Great Plants for Hanging Planters
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.
How to Grow Blueberries in Containers
What you need to know about growing blueberries in containers.
10 Container Garden Tips for Beginners
10 tips for successful container gardens.
container garden, containergardening, 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.
Learn to Grow Dipladenia and Mandevillas in...
How to grow dipladenia and mandevillas in containers.
10 Common Container Gardening Mistakes
How to avoid 10 common container gardening mistakes.
Growing Cucumbers in Container Gardens
Helpful advice for growing cucumbers in container gardens.
Herb Container Garden Basics
Growing herb container gardens is easy, incredibly satisfying and can save you money. Here are some of the basics.
Ideas for Cheap or Free Container Gardens
There are lots of cool container garden ideas that are cheap or free.
Before You Make Your First Container Garden
If you are new to container gardening, here is what you need to know.
Hanging Baskets
How to choose plant for hanging baskets.
How To Grow Peas 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.
Make an Affordable, Attractive Terrarium in 10...
Easy instructions for how to make a terrarium
5 Helpful Tips for Starting a Container Garden
Tips for planting a container garden.
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.
Growing Kumquat in Garden Pots
Growing kumquat (also known as cumquot) trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy. Here's how to grow kumquat trees in garden pots.
How to Make a Succulent Plant Container Garden
Getting started, making a succulent plant container garden.
7 Tips for Gardening in Grow Boxes
Tips for getting the most out of grow boxes
10 Easy-to-Grow Terrarium Plants
Ten great easy to grow terrarium plants.
Ten Great Container Vegetables
Ten great container vegetables with tips on how to grow them.
Tips for Starting a Balcony Garden
Tips on starting a balcony garden.
Growing Tomatoes Upside Down - The Upsides and...
Growing tomatoes upside down is all the rage. Find out if it's a good way to grow tomatoes in containers.
Senetti® Pericallis
Picture of 'Secrets of Senetti' Pericallis hybrids. Page 49.
Don't Let Your Container Garden Plants Drown
Ok, sounds pretty boring, but watering without drowning your container garden plants is one of the keys to a successful container garden.
How do you harden off plants?
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.
Growing Tomatoes in Containers
Tips and tricks for growing tomatoes in containers.
Growing Morning Glories in Containers
Heavenly blue morning glories are great climbing vines. Picture of a Heavenly Blue morning glory
Vegetable Container Gardening for Beginners
Almost anyone can grow vegetables in containers.
The Earthbox Is the Best Container For Vegetables
Find out why the Earthbox is the best way to grow vegetables in containers.
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.
Container Plant Profile: Shade-Loving Fuchsias
Fuchsia is a great container plant for shade.
What should I know about watering plants in...
Watering plants doesn't sound like rocket science, watering plants in container gardens can be tricky. Here are some tips for watering plants.
Hibiscus Care
How to care for hibiscus. Container Gardening.
5 Fabu Plants for Spring Containers
Great container plants for spring
Which tomato varieties are good for growing in...
Here are some great tomato varieties for growing in containers.
5 Great Outdoor Containers for Growing Vegetables
5 Outdoor Containers that are great for growing vegetables and herbs.
Common Terrarium Mistakes
Terrariums are easy to make and care for if you don't make these common mistakes.
Straw Bale Gardening
Growing vegetables and herbs in straw bales means you can garden almost anywhere on a budget.
How to Grow A Garden in a Reusable Bag
Here are some step by step instructions for growing lettuce in a reusable grocery bag.
Growing Garlic Indoors in Containers
A couple of tips for planting garlic indoors. Page 6.
5 Great Flowering Vines For Containers
5 beautiful flowering vines for containers.
Arugala
Arugula is great for growing in container gardens.
Foliage Plants for Container Gardens
Flowers rock, but foliage plants can be more interesting.
5 Tips for 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.
5 Tips for Planting Large Container Gardens
Design and planting tips for large container gardens.
Mason Jar Terrarium
DIY Mason Jar Terrarium. Container Gardening.
The Pros and Cons of Straw Bale Gardening
Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow vegetables, but it's not for everybody.
Vegetable Container Gardening - The Basics
Tips and info to get you started growing vegetables in containers.
Make a Kiddie Pool into a Garden Planter
Turn an kiddie pool into a cool garden planter and have a pool party for your plants.
Growing Canna Lilies in Containers
Canna lillies are spectacular and easy to grow. Here's how to grow them in containers.
The Grow Box is Great for Container Vegetable...
The Grow Box is a great system for container vegetable gardening.
10 Things Container Gardeners Should Know
10 things container gardeners should know
Make a Cheap, Easy and Cool Looking Upside Down...
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.
Fill Your Garden Planters with Potting Soil not...
Why you should fill your garden planters with potting soil.
Hanging Basket Container Garden with Purple...
Sometimes a single plant in the right container makes a perfect container garden. Page 13.
How to Grow Pumpkins in Pots
How to grow pumpkins in pots. Container Gardening.
Growing Sweet Potato Plants
Grow a cool houseplant from a sweet potato.
Growing Strawberries in Garden Pots
Growing strawberries in pots is easy. Growing strawberries in container gardens can also be beautiful
Lettuce is the Perfect Container Gardening...
Lettuce is the perfect container gardening vegetable. Find out how to grow lettuce in a colader.
Better Than Rocks Review
Better Than Rocks is a plastic mesh you put in the bottom of your container gardens to help with drainage.
Creeping Jenny is a Great Container Plant
Creeping Jenny is a fabulous container plant
How To Container Garden - The Essentials
Tips and tricks for how to container garden.
Container Garden in Terra Cotta Jar
Container garden picture of verbena, calibrachoa and creeping Jenny in terra cotta jar. Page 12.
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.
Suncalc - An Easy Way To Calculate Sunlight For...
The Suncalc is a great gadget for container gardening, you probably don't even know you need. Vendor's
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.
Growing Fruit Trees in Containers
Expert advice from Stark Bro's Nurseries and Orchards on growing fruit trees in containers
How Can I Protect My Container Gardens From...
Some tips on how to protect your tender container gardens from the frost.
13 Ways to Get More Bang for Your Container...
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 Moon Flower in Containers
How to grow moonflower vine. Container Gardening.
Growing Sweet Potato Vines
Growing Ornamental Sweet Potato Vines
Six Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Plant...
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.
10 Reasons to Try Container Gardening
Why you should try growing things in pots.
Choosing the Right Plants for Your Container...
Choosing Plants for Garden Pots. Container Gardening.
Container Garden in a Colander
The same plant can have many different looks depending on the container you put it in.
Smart Pots are Smart for Vegetable Container...
Smart Pots are great for growing container vegetables. Read this review to find out why Smart Pots rock.
What should I do if my plant is root bound?
Root bound plants need help. One way to deal with them is root pruning.
Growing Radishes is Easy and Fast
This picture is of two varieties of radishes. Radishes are ridiculously easy to grow in containers.
Bold Flowering Container Garden
Container garden picture of large terra cotta pot with flowering container garden of passion flower, flowering maple and monkey flower. Page 4.
Coleus Container Garden
Shade container garden filled with coleus, from a White Flower Farm kit. Page 9.
Gallery of Terrarium Pictures
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants.
Is There a Difference Between Potting Soil and...
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Small Rustic Basket Container Garden with...
Small rustic basket with fuchsia and oxalis or shamrock. Page 11.
How To Plant a Flower Bag
An easy step-by-step guide to planting a flower bag.
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.
Growing Gladiolas in Containers
Growing gladiolas in containers is easy and fun.
Arugula Flower Picture
Arugula is delicious and easy to grow. Page 2.
Container Garden in an Old Bucket
This old bucket is filled with blue fescue, creeping Jenny and portulaca. Page 10.
Silver Elegance Container Gardens
Container Gardening. Page 5.
Make an Instant Flowering Container Garden
How to make an instant flowering container garden
Stone Container Garden with Nasturtiums
Nasturtiums in large stone container garden. Page 11.
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.
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.
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.
Pot Feet Rock
Pot feet can be key to a healthy and happy container gardens.
Tips for Growing Container Gardens in the Shade
Tips for growing beautiful container gardens in shade.
How to Fix An Ugly Container Garden
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 Ideas
Anything can be a container garden. All you need is some imagination and container garden ideas
Herb Container Garden with Golden Sage
Golden sage container garden in a small terra cotta jar. Page 15.
Flowering Container Garden in an Old Basket
This container garden features pink flowers in a grey basket. Page 16.
Getting Rid of Spider Mites
Getting rid of spider mites. Container Gardening.
Clementine Box Container Garden with Pansies...
Clementine box filled with pansies and violas. Page 6.
How to Grow Eggplant in Containers
How to grow eggplant in containers.
6 Indoor Garden Projects Kids Will Love
6 fun indoor garden projects kids will love
Elephant Ears Make Great Container Plants
Container gardening picture and plant information for elephant ears. Page 12.
Coleus and Ivy in Strawberry Pot Container Garden
A strawberry pot makes a great container garden for coleus and English ivy. Page 18.
Tips for Turning Wooden Boxes into Garden...
Tips and suggestions for turning assorted wooden boxes of various sizes into container gardens. See an example and a link to instructions.
Great Easy to Grow Herbs for Containers
5 Great Easy to Grow Herbs for Container Gardens.
Gardening With Kids
Gardening is a fun activity to do with kids and growing in containers is a great way to do it.
Baby Crocs Make Super Cute and Unusual...
Baby Crocs make unusual and unusually cute container gardens. Page 2.
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.
Red Hot Container Garden
Container gardening picture of self-watering garden pot with creeping Jenny, Persian shield, coleus and sweet potato vine. Page 25.
Pastel Patio Container Garden
This container is a kit sold by white flower farm. Page 19.
Wooden Basket With Wishbone Plant
Container garden picture of wooden basket with torenia hybrid, Summer Wave® Large Violet, or wishbone plant. Page 7.
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.
Protecting Container Gardens from Pests and...
How to Protect your container gardens from pests and critters.
Container Garden in a Big Bucket
Big aluminum bucket with flowers. Page 20.
Pansy Bowl Container Garden
Pansy bowl container garden. Container Gardening. Page 24.
Small Hanging Container Garden with Hens and...
Small hanging basket container garden filled with hens and chicks. Page 22.
Container Garden with an Attitude
The droopy, ornamental grass gives this container garden an attitude. Page 21.
Galvanized Metal Tub Container Garden
The same plant can have many different looks depending on the container you put it in. Page 3.
Succulent Plants in Lunch Box Container Garden
Succulent plants in a lunch box. A lunch box makes a great container for succulent plants. Page 3.
Great Container Idea by P. Allen Smith
Photo of a container garden idea by P. Allen Smith. Page 26.
Self Watering Containers - The Basics
The basics about self watering containers.
Million Bells Container Garden in Zinc Pot
Container Gardening. Page 23.
Getting Started with Terrariums
There is a terrarium for every style. These are not your grandmother's terrariums.
Container Garden in a Metal Basket
Picture of a purple, blue and white flowers in a metal basket container garden. Page 27.
APS Seed Starting System From Gardeners Supply
For successful seed starting try Gardeners Supply APS seed starting system. Review of APS seed starting system from Gardeners Supply.
Yellow Trashcan Container Garden
The same plant can have many different looks depending on the container you put it in. Page 2.
Prune Tomato Plants
Why you need to prune tomato plants.
Unusual Container Gardens
Ideas, pictures and tips for creative, beautiful and unusual container gardens.
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.
All About Choosing Plant Containers
Choosing a plant container. Container Gardening.
Growing Celery from a Bunch
How to grow celery from the bottom store bought celery.
Laundry Basket Container Garden
The same plant can have many different looks depending on the container you put it in. Page 5.
Classic Container Garden
The same plant can have many different looks depending on the container you put it in. Page 4.
Trash Can Container Garden
Even a trash can can make a great container. Page 8.
Plant Profile of Wishbone Flower or Torenia
Wishbone flower is not only hard to kill, it is a shade-loving, flowering wonder.
How To Make an Easy Container Garden in...
How to make a container garden in a Clementine Orange Box. This spring container garden is super easy and inexpensive to make.
Pictures and Profiles of Great Container Plants...
Pictures and profiles of container plants and flowers
Pizza Garden in a Container
Easy instructions for how to make a pizza herb container garden.

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