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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.
5 Tips for Growing Awesome Tomatoes in Containers
Tips for growing awesome tomatoes in pots. First tip - pot size.
How to Meyer Lemon Trees in Garden Pots
Growing Meyer lemon trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy.
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 Grow Blueberries in Containers
Growing blueberries in containers is sometimes the best way to get berries. Here's why and what you need to know to successfully grow blueberries in containers.
How to Grow Garlic Greens Indoors
A couple of tips for planting garlic indoors. Page 6.
Common Mistakes Growing Tomatoes in Containers...
11 Common container tomato growing mistakes and how to avoid them.
10 Great Easy to Grow Terrarium Plants
There are so many great plants for terrariums--Intro
Expert Advice on Growing Fruit Trees in...
Expert advice from Stark Bro's Nurseries and Orchards on growing fruit trees in containers
How to Grow Cucumbers in Your Container Garden
Helpful advice for growing cucumbers in container gardens.
How to Grow A Garden in a Reusable Bag
Here are some step by step instructions for growing lettuce in a reusable grocery bag.
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 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.
5 Gorgeous Flowering Container Garden Plants...
Some petunias and calibrachoa in a Trader Joe's reusable grocery bag can be great for a sunny spot.
How to Make a Terrarium in 10 Easy Steps
Easy instructions for how to make a terrarium
Get Started Growing Veggies in Container Gardens
Always wanted to grow gorgeous and tasty vegetables in pots? It's easy(ish), fun and satisfying. Here's how to get started.
10 Cheap (or Free!) Containers for Your...
There are lots of cool container garden ideas that are cheap or free.
5 Container Plants That Love the Shade
No sun? No problem. Here are 5 great plants for shade.
Make an Easy Succulent Plant Container Garden
How to make an easy succulent plant container garden
10 Container Garden Tips for Beginners
10 tips for successful container gardens.
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.
10 Common Terrarium Mistakes and How to Avoid...
Terrariums are easy to make and care for if you don't make these common mistakes.
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.
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 Sweet Potato Plants
Grow a cool houseplant from a sweet potato.
5 Fab Plants for Hanging Baskets
Bacopa is a great plant for hanging baskets. Here's why.
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.
The Earthbox Is the Best Container For Vegetables
Find out why the Earthbox is the best way to grow vegetables in containers.
Turn a Kiddi Pool into a Raised Bed Garden
A garden planter can be made inexpensively out of a plastic kiddie pool, giving your plants a pool party! Learn how.
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.
The Pros and Cons of Straw Bale Gardening
Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow vegetables, but it's not for everybody.
10 Common Container Gardening Mistakes and How...
How to avoid 10 common container gardening mistakes.
Everything You Need to Start a Container Garden
If you are new to container gardening, here is what you need to know.
5 Helpful Tips for Starting a Container Garden
Tips for planting a container garden.
Grow Gorgeous Dipladenia and Mandevillas in...
Mandevillas and dipladenia are two of the most popular container plants. Here are expert tips on how to grow them and keep them looking their best.
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.
Hibiscus Care
How to care for hibiscus. Container Gardening.
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.
Great Tomatoes for Growing In Containers
Here are some great tomato varieties for growing in containers.
DIY Straw Bale Gardening
How to prep a straw bale garden.
How to Make an Easy and Sweet Mason Jar Terrarium
DIY Mason Jar Terrarium. Container Gardening.
Grow Boxes Rock for Growing Vegetables
Tips for getting the most out of grow boxes
5 Tips for Planting Large Container Gardens
Design and planting tips for large container gardens.
Don't Make This Common Mistake When Choosing a...
How to choose plant for hanging baskets.
Tips for Starting a Balcony Garden
Tips on starting a balcony garden.
Knowing Your Plant Hardiness Zone is Key -...
Finding your plant hardiness zone is a key to vegetable container gardening.
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.
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 Types of Outdoor Containers for Growing...
5 Outdoor Containers that are great for growing vegetables and herbs.
The Grow Box is Great for Container Vegetable...
The Grow Box is a great system for container vegetable gardening.
Vegetable Container Gardening - The Basics
Tips and info to get you started growing vegetables in containers.
Ten Great Container Vegetables
Ten great container vegetables with tips on how to grow them.
Arugala
Arugula is great for growing in container gardens.
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.
Self Watering Containers - The Basics
The basics about self watering containers.
How to grow beautiful and tasty strawberries in...
Growing strawberries in pots is easy. Growing strawberries in container gardens can also be beautiful
Is There a Difference Between Potting Soil and...
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6 Indoor Garden Projects Kids Will Love
6 fun indoor garden projects kids will love
Vegetable Container Gardening for Beginners
Almost anyone can grow vegetables in containers.
How Not to Kill Your Mums
Tips for helping mums survive all fall.
Growing Morning Glories in Containers
Heavenly blue morning glories are great climbing vines. Picture of a Heavenly Blue morning glory
Foliage Plants for Container Gardens
Flowers rock, but foliage plants can be more interesting.
How to Make a Pumpkin Planter
Pumpkin planters my great fall decorations. Here are step by step instructions that are easy and quick.
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.
What exactly is a Meyer Lemon Tree?
Curious about Meyer Lemons Trees? Here's what you want to know.
Shade-Loving Fuchsias Make Great Container Plants
Fuchsia is a great container plant for shade.
What should I do if my plant is root bound?
Root bound plants need help. One way to deal with them is root pruning.
Senetti® Pericallis
Picture of 'Secrets of Senetti' Pericallis hybrids. Page 49.
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.
Definition of Full Sun
The definition of full sun. Container Gardening.
Getting Started with Terrariums
There is a terrarium for every style. These are not your grandmother's terrariums.
5 Fabu Plants for Spring Containers
Great container plants for spring
Growing Sweet Potato Vines
Growing Ornamental Sweet Potato Vines
Fall Container Garden Ideas
Check out these pictures of fall container garden ideas.
Hanging Basket Container Garden with Purple...
Sometimes a single plant in the right container makes a perfect container garden. Page 13.
Growing a Mint Container Garden
There are all kinds of mints to grow in a container
Unusual Container Gardens
Ideas, pictures and tips for creative, beautiful and unusual container gardens.
Getting Rid of Spider Mites
Getting rid of spider mites. Container Gardening.
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.
Flowering Container Garden in an Old Basket
This container garden features pink flowers in a grey basket. Page 16.
Million Bells Container Garden in Zinc Pot
Container Gardening. Page 23.
Growing pumpkins in containers is easier than...
How to grow pumpkins in pots. Container Gardening.
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.
Suncalc - An Easy Way To Calculate Sunlight For...
Ever wonder if your. Container Gardening.
Red Hot Container Garden
Container gardening picture of self-watering garden pot with creeping Jenny, Persian shield, coleus and sweet potato vine. Page 25.
5 Great Flowering Vines For Containers
5 beautiful flowering vines for containers.
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.
You Can Make Almost Anything Into a Container...
You can use almost anything to make a creative container garden.
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.
How To Plant a Flower Bag
An easy step-by-step guide to planting a flower bag.
Choosing the Right Plants for Your Container...
Choosing Plants for Garden Pots. Container Gardening.
Great Container Idea by P. Allen Smith
Photo of a container garden idea by P. Allen Smith. Page 26.
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.
Pansy Bowl Container Garden
Pansy bowl container garden. Container Gardening. Page 24.
Coleus Container Garden
Shade container garden filled with coleus, from a White Flower Farm kit. Page 9.
How To Make a Wooden Box into a Garden
How to turn a wooden box into a garden.
Herb Container Garden with Golden Sage
Golden sage container garden in a small terra cotta jar. Page 15.
Small Hanging Container Garden with Hens and...
Small hanging basket container garden filled with hens and chicks. Page 22.
Container Garden in Terra Cotta Jar
Container garden picture of verbena, calibrachoa and creeping Jenny in terra cotta jar. Page 12.
Container Garden with an Attitude
The droopy, ornamental grass gives this container garden an attitude. Page 21.
Coleus and Ivy in Strawberry Pot Container Garden
A strawberry pot makes a great container garden for coleus and English ivy. Page 18.
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.
Container Garden in an Old Bucket
This old bucket is filled with blue fescue, creeping Jenny and portulaca. Page 10.
Radishes - Beautiful, Easy and Fast to Grow in...
How to grow radishes in pots. Container Gardening.
Tillandsia Terrarium
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 11.
Container Garden in a Big Bucket
Big aluminum bucket with flowers. Page 20.
10 Reasons to Try Container Gardening
Why you should try growing things in pots.
Stone Container Garden with Nasturtiums
Nasturtiums in large stone container garden. Page 11.
Pastel Patio Container Garden
This container is a kit sold by white flower farm. Page 19.
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.
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.
Terrariums
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 13.
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.
Fill Your Planters with Potting Soil, Not Peanuts
Why you should fill your garden planters with potting soil.
Growing Moon Flower in Containers
How to grow moonflower vine. Container Gardening.
Paperwhite Narcissus Bulbs in a Terrarium
Terrarium with paperwhite narcissus bulbs. Page 15.
African Violet Terrarium
African violets can make great terrarium plants. This covered glass cake plate serves up an African violet terrarium. Page 2.
Beyond Mums - Five Fall Plants for Container...
Five great fall plants for container gardens.
10 Things Container Gardeners Should Know
10 things container gardeners should know
Growing Gladiolas in Containers
Growing gladiolas in containers is easy and fun.
Better Than Rocks Review
Better Than Rocks is a plastic mesh you put in the bottom of your container gardens to help with drainage.
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.
How to Tell if Your Plant Is Rootbound
How to tell if your plant is rootbound
Silver Elegance Container Gardens
Container Gardening. Page 5.
Teeny Tiny Terrarium
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 12.
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.
Growing Radishes is Easy and Fast
This picture is of two varieties of radishes. Radishes are ridiculously easy to grow in containers.
Baby Crocs Make Super Cute and Unusual...
Baby Crocs make unusual and unusually cute container gardens. Page 2.
Clementine Box Container Garden with Pansies...
Clementine box filled with pansies and violas. Page 6.
Elephant Ears Make Great Container Plants
Container gardening picture and plant information for elephant ears. Page 12.
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.
Pictures and Profiles of Great Container Plants...
Pictures and profiles of container plants and flowers
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.
Coffee Cup Terrarium
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 3.
Small Rustic Basket Container Garden with...
Small rustic basket with fuchsia and oxalis or shamrock. Page 11.
Container Garden Ideas
Anything can be a container garden. All you need is some imagination and container garden ideas
Arugula Flower Picture
Arugula is delicious and easy to grow. Page 2.
Wooden Basket With Wishbone Plant
Container garden picture of wooden basket with torenia hybrid, Summer Wave® Large Violet, or wishbone plant. Page 7.
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.
Juice Box Container Garden
How to make a container garden out of a juice box. Page 32.
How To Container Garden - The Essentials
Tips and tricks for how to container garden.
Growing Fruit in Containers in Warm Climates
Suggestions for growing fruit in containers in the South.
Oxalis or Shamrock is a Great Container Garden...
Container gardening picture of an oxalis or shamrock in a polka dot tea cup. Page 6.
Growing Celery from a Bunch
How to grow celery from the bottom store bought celery.
How do I know when my plant has had enough water?
How to know how much water to add to your container
Are Your Tomatoes Black and Icky on the Bottom?
If your tomatoes have a black area on the bottom you probably have blossom end rot.

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