Container Gardening: Most Popular Articles
Tips for helping mums survive all fall.
Growing Meyer lemon trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy.
5 tips for successfully growing tomatoes in containers.
Five great fall plants for container gardens.
Ten great easy to grow terrarium plants.
11 Common container tomato growing mistakes and how to avoid them.
How to grow dipladenia and mandevillas in containers.
Easy instructions for how to make a terrarium
A couple of tips for planting garlic indoors. Page 6.
How to care for hibiscus. Container Gardening.
What you need to know about growing blueberries in containers.
How to make an easy succulent plant container garden
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 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 herb container gardens is easy, incredibly satisfying and can save you money. Here are some of the basics.
Terrariums are easy to make and care for if you don't make these common mistakes.
Helpful advice for growing cucumbers in 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.
Watering plants doesn't sound like rocket science, watering plants in container gardens can be tricky. Here are some tips for watering plants.
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.
Tips for planting a container garden.
Grow a cool houseplant from a sweet potato.
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 tips for successful 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.
How to choose plant for hanging baskets.
Design and planting tips for large container gardens.
How to avoid 10 common container gardening mistakes.
Tips on starting a balcony garden.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants.
Canna lillies are spectacular and easy to grow. Here's how to grow them in containers.
Growing tomatoes upside down is all the rage. Find out if it's a good way to grow tomatoes in containers.
Expert advice from Stark Bro's Nurseries and Orchards on growing fruit trees in containers
DIY Mason Jar Terrarium. Container Gardening.
Growing Ornamental Sweet Potato Vines
Five easy flowering plants anyone can grow in full sun containers.
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.
Root bound plants need help. One way to deal with them is root pruning.
Looking at container gardens is a great way to get ideas. Look at the use of color palette, composition and container.
There are lots of cool container garden ideas that are cheap or free.
How to grow pumpkins in pots. Container Gardening.
Check out these pictures of fall container garden ideas.
Fuchsia is a great container plant for shade.
Find out why the Earthbox is the best way to grow vegetables in containers.
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.
This group of containers features a birch bark covered nursery pot filled with mums and wirevine. Page 17.
Ok, sounds pretty boring, but watering without drowning your container garden plants is one of the keys to a successful container garden.
Tips for getting the most out of grow boxes
Pumpkin planters my great fall decorations. Here are step by step instructions that are easy and quick.
Arugula is great for growing in container gardens.
Pepper plants can thrive in containers. Page 18.
Starting seeds can be frustrating, exhilarating or sometimes a little of both. Follow these tips for successfully starting seeds to increase your odds.
Picture of 'Secrets of Senetti' Pericallis hybrids. Page 49.
Tips and tricks for growing tomatoes in containers.
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.
Almost anyone can grow vegetables in containers.
Heavenly blue morning glories are great climbing vines. Picture of a Heavenly Blue morning glory
Forcing paperwhite narcissus bulbs - an easy guide with photos.
Sometimes a single plant in the right container makes a perfect container garden. Page 13.
Curious about Meyer Lemons Trees? Here's what you want to know.
Fall container garden with bright pink mums, coral bells and ornamental grass. Page 16.
6 fun indoor garden projects kids will love
Getting rid of spider mites. Container Gardening.
This large container garden, in a terra cotta pot is planted with snow in summer, chameleon plant and flowering maple. Page 14.
This old bucket is filled with blue fescue, creeping Jenny and portulaca. Page 10.
5 Outdoor Containers that are great for growing vegetables and herbs.
How to grow moonflower vine. Container Gardening.
Flowers rock, but foliage plants can be more interesting.
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 is a great fall container plant. It can be beautiful alone or in a mixed container garden. Page 9.
Large, beautiful fall container garden in a basket. Page 6.
Here are some great tomato varieties for growing in containers.
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 with fuchsia and oxalis or shamrock. Page 11.
Choosing Plants for Garden Pots. Container Gardening.
5 beautiful flowering vines for containers.
Golden sage container garden in a small terra cotta jar. Page 15.
Ten great container vegetables with tips on how to grow them.
White clover and pink aster in a bamboo basket container. Page 14.
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.
Picture of heuchera, Dolce, 'Key Lime' in a hollowed out log. Page 19.
Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow vegetables, but it's not for everybody.
This basket of flowering cabbage makes a wonderful fall centerpiece. Page 7.
How to tell if your plant is rootbound
How to turn a wooden box into a garden.
Letter to young gardeners. Container Gardening.
Creeping Jenny is a fabulous container plant
Tire gardens are popular, but are they safe? Some information you may want to know before planting tires gardens.
King Tut grass is a great container garden plant. It grows fast, looks spectacular and is easy to grow.
Container Vegetable Garden Mistake
Pot feet can be key to a healthy and happy container gardens.
Caring for your dahlias in pots.
Succulent plants in a tea cup. Picture of succulent plants in a tea cup. Page 7.
The best way to ripen tomatoes. Container Gardening.
heuchera is one of the best fall container garden plants. Page 13.
The basics about self watering containers.
These hens and chicks will last right through fall. Page 12.
This container garden features pink flowers in a grey basket. Page 16.
This large fall container garden features lamb's ear, flowering kale, sweet potato vine, sedum and ornamental grass. Page 15.
Here are some step by step instructions for growing lettuce in a reusable grocery bag.
A snake plant in a cocoa tin, placed in a tall narrow glass jar, makes a fine terrarium. Page 14.
There is a terrarium for every style. These are not your grandmother's terrariums.
Shade container garden filled with coleus, from a White Flower Farm kit. Page 9.
Container garden picture of verbena, calibrachoa and creeping Jenny in terra cotta jar. Page 12.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 13.
Ever wonder if your. Container Gardening.
How to Grow Hens and Chicks in Container Gardens
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 vegetables and herbs in straw bales means you can garden almost anywhere on a budget.
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 a great system for container vegetable gardening.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 11.
Container gardening picture of self-watering garden pot with creeping Jenny, Persian shield, coleus and sweet potato vine. Page 25.
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.
Fall container garden with purple fountain grass and wirevine. Page 8.
Tips and info to get you started growing vegetables in containers.
This fall container uses rosemary and fountain grass and sedum to make a simple and large arrangement. Page 10.
Container garden picture of passion flower, 'Lavender Lady'. Page 19.
The verdigris color of this hanging basket works well with the pinks of the flowers and sage green of the foliage. Page 17.
Alocascia and creeping Jenny in growing in a water garden
Pictures of winter container gardens.
Photo of a container garden idea by P. Allen Smith. Page 26.
Small hanging basket container garden filled with hens and chicks. Page 22.
Grouping of fall container gardens. Page 5.
How to grow celery from the bottom store bought celery.
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.
How to grow pomegranates in containers
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 12.
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. Container Gardening. Page 24.
Anything can be a container garden. All you need is some imagination and container garden ideas
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I'm often asked how to choose a container for a container garden. Find out some answers.
Why you should try growing things in pots.
Container Gardening. Page 23.
Why you should fill your garden planters with potting soil.
Fall planter with snapdragon the looks a whole lot like candy corn. Page 3.
Steve Bender's Worst Plant in the World
A strawberry pot makes a great container garden for coleus and English ivy. Page 18.
Better Than Rocks is a plastic mesh you put in the bottom of your container gardens to help with drainage.
Ideas, pictures and advice on fall containers.
Arugula is delicious and easy to grow. Page 2.
This container is a kit sold by white flower farm. Page 19.
Nasturtiums in large stone container garden. Page 11.
Garden hoses can be hazardous to your health. Find out why and what you can do to minimize the risk.
This grouping of fall container gardens is rustic and simple. Page 4.
Sunflowers Container Gardening. Page 33.
Container gardening picture of two fall garden planters. Page 2.