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How to Meyer Lemon Trees in Garden Pots
Growing Meyer lemon trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy.
5 Tips for Growing Awesome Tomatoes in Containers
Tips for growing awesome tomatoes in pots. First tip - pot size.
How Not to Kill Your Mums
Tips for helping mums survive all fall.
Common Mistakes Growing Tomatoes in Containers...
11 Common container tomato growing mistakes and how to avoid them.
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.
Make an Easy Succulent Container Garden
How to make an easy succulent plant container garden
10 Great Easy to Grow Terrarium Plants
There are so many great plants for terrariums--Intro
Growing Sweet Potato Plants
Grow a cool houseplant from a sweet potato.
How to Make a Terrarium in 10 Easy Steps
Easy instructions for how to make a terrarium
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 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 Garlic Greens Indoors
Growing garlic indoors is easy and a great project for kids.
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.
10 Common Terrarium Mistakes and How to Avoid...
Terrariums are easy to make and care for if you don't make these common mistakes.
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 an Easy and Sweet Mason Jar Terrarium
How to make a mason jar terrarium.
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.
Hibiscus Care
How to care for hibiscus. Container Gardening.
10 Container Garden Tips for Beginners
10 tips for successful container gardens.
Tips for Growing Cucumbers in Pots
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.
How to Grow A Garden in a Reusable Bag
Here are some step by step instructions for growing lettuce in a reusable grocery bag.
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.
Think Outside the Pot--Great Ideas for...
Introductions to container garden ideas.
7 Beautiful Shade Plants for Containers
Introduction for plants for shade
5 Great Containers for Growing Veggies
Intro to choosing a container for growing vegetables.
5 Helpful Tips for Starting a Container Garden
Tips for planting a container garden.
5 Tips for Planting Large Container Gardens
Design and planting tips for large container gardens.
Foliage Plants for Container Gardens
Flowers rock, but foliage plants can be more interesting.
10 Common Container Gardening Mistakes and How...
How to avoid 10 common container gardening mistakes.
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.
10 Cheap (or Free!) Containers for Your...
There are lots of cool container garden ideas that are cheap or free.
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.
5 Fab Plants for Hanging Baskets
Bacopa is a great plant for hanging baskets. Here's why.
10 Things You Need to Know about Container...
Here are 10 things beginners need to know about container gardening.
What You Need to Know to Start Container...
If you are new to container gardening, here is what you need to know.
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.
Beyond Mums - 5 Great Plants for Fall Container...
If you think outside the mum and aster box, there are lots of great plants for fall.
Forcing Paperwhite Narcissus to Bloom
Forcing paperwhite narcissus bulbs - an easy guide with photos.
How to Get Rid of Spider Mites
Getting rid of spider mites. Container Gardening.
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.
Tips for Starting a Balcony Garden
Tips on starting a balcony garden.
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.
Growing pumpkins in containers is easier than...
How to grow pumpkins in pots. Container Gardening.
What should I do if my plant is root bound?
Root bound plants need help. One way to deal with them is root pruning.
Don't Make This Common Mistake When Choosing a...
How to choose plant for hanging baskets.
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.
Growing a Mint Container Garden
There are all kinds of mints to grow in a container
Growing Sweet Potato Vines
Growing Ornamental Sweet Potato Vines
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.
Self Watering Containers - The Basics
The basics about self watering containers.
Gallery of Terrarium Pictures
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants.
What exactly is a Meyer Lemon Tree?
Curious about Meyer Lemons Trees? Here's what you want to know.
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.
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.
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.
Knowing Your Plant Hardiness Zone is Key -...
Finding your plant hardiness zone is a key to vegetable container gardening.
Getting Started with Terrariums
There is a terrarium for every style. These are not your grandmother's terrariums.
Overwintering Elephant Ears
Alocascia and creeping Jenny in growing in a water garden
Definition of Full Sun
The definition of full sun. Container Gardening.
10 Awesome Veggies to Grow in Containers
A few words about growing vegetables in containers
Keep Your Paperwhite Narcissus from Getting Tipsy
How to keep your paperwhite narcissus from getting tipsy and falling over.
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.
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.
Boot Camp for Seedlings Could Save Their Lives
Hardening off plants is one of the most important steps in gardening. Read how and why you need to acclimate your plants to the elements.
Pictures and Profiles of Great Container Plants...
Pictures and profiles of container plants and flowers
Growing Canna Lilies in Containers
Canna lillies are spectacular and easy to grow. Here's how to grow them in containers.
The Pros and Cons of Straw Bale Gardening
Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow vegetables, but it's not for everybody.
Grow Boxes Rock for Growing Vegetables
Tips for getting the most out of grow boxes
Tillandsia Terrarium
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 11.
An Easy Way to Find Out if Your Plants Get...
Giving your plants the right amount of sunlight is critical. A sun calculator can take the guesswork out of the equation.
The Earthbox Is the Best Container For Vegetables
Find out why the Earthbox is the best way to grow vegetables in containers.
How To Make a Wooden Box into a Garden
How to turn a wooden box into a garden.
How to Protect Your Container Gardens from Frost
Some tips on how to protect your tender container gardens from the frost.
Tips for Growing Tomatoes in Containers
Tips and tricks for growing tomatoes in containers.
Great Tomatoes for Growing In Containers
Here are some great tomato varieties for growing in containers.
11 Things Every Container Gardener Should Know
10 things container gardeners should know
Get kids container gardening with fun projects.
Garden projects for kids. An intro
Is There a Difference Between Potting Soil and...
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5 Things to know for container garden success
Tips and tricks for how to container garden.
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.
Shade-Loving Fuchsias Make Great Container Plants
How to grow fuchsia which is a great container plant for shade
5 Fabulous Flowering Vines for Your Container...
Some ideas for flowering vining plants for containers.
Arugula is great for growing in container gardens.
Prune Tomato Plants
Why you need to prune tomato plants.
How to Make a Self-Watering Seed Starter for Free
How to make a free self-watering seed starter from a supermarket pie holder.
Unusual Container Gardens
Ideas, pictures and tips for creative, beautiful and unusual container gardens.
DIY Straw Bale Gardening
Growing vegetables and herbs in straw bales means you can garden almost anywhere on a budget.
How To Plant a Flower Bag
An easy step-by-step guide to planting a flower bag.
Growing Pomegranate Trees in Containers
How to grow pomegranates in containers
How to grow beautiful and tasty strawberries in...
Growing strawberries in pots is easy. Growing strawberries in container gardens can also be beautiful
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.
Tips for Choosing a Plant Container
Tips on choosing a container for plants.
Teeny Tiny Terrarium
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 12.
Holiday Paperwhite Narcissus Idea
You can make this holiday paperwhite narcissus container garden in less than an hour and for less than twenty bucks.
Choosing the Right Plants for Your Container...
Choosing Plants for Garden Pots. Container Gardening.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 13.
Growing Celery from a Bunch
How to grow celery from the bottom store bought celery.
Spring Container Garden with Grape Hyacinths
Container gardening picture of a rustic box filled with grape hyacinths. Spring container garden filled with grape hyacinths. Page 4.
Pot Feet Can Save Your Plants and Your Deck
Pot feet can be key to a healthy and happy container gardens.
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.
Vegetable Container Gardening for Beginners
Almost anyone can grow vegetables in containers.
Paperwhite Narcissus Bulbs in a Terrarium
Terrarium with paperwhite narcissus bulbs. Page 15.
How to Tell If Your Plant is Rootbound
How to tell if your plant is rootbound
How to Grow Tomatillos in Pots
Introduction to growing tomatillos in pots.
Pictures of Succulent Plants in Pots
Pictures of succulent plants in pots. Succulent plants are great container garden plants.
The Grow Box is Great for Container Vegetable...
The Grow Box is a great system for container vegetable gardening.
Growing Coleus in Pots
How to grow coleus in pots. Container Gardening.
Grow Beautiful and Tasty Eggplant in Pots
How to grow eggplant in containers.
10 Tips for Successfully Growing Vegetables in...
10 Tips to Help You Get Started Growing Vegetables in Containers
Elephant Ears Make Great Container Plants
Container gardening picture and plant information for elephant ears. Page 12.
Fill Your Planters with Potting Soil, Not Peanuts
Why you should fill your garden planters with potting soil.
How do I know when my plant has had enough water?
How to know how much water to add to your container
Super easy and delicious cranberry orange relish
Recipe for raw orange cranberry relish
Fall Container Garden Ideas
Check out these pictures of fall container garden ideas.
Vegetable Container Gardening - The Basics
Tips and info to get you started growing vegetables in containers.
Fall Container Garden Plant Combo
\Heuchera, Euphorbia and calibrachoa are all great fall container gardening plants.
How to Grown Hens and Chicks in Pots
How to Grow Hens and Chicks in Container Gardens
Choosing a Container For Forcing Paperwhite Bulbs
Choosing a container for forcing paperwhite bulbs.
Hanging Basket Container Garden with Purple...
Sometimes a single plant in the right container makes a perfect container garden. Page 13.
Coffee Cup Terrarium
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 3.
You Can Make Almost Anything Into a Container...
You can use almost anything to make a creative container garden.
Creeping Jenny is a Great Container Plant
Creeping Jenny is a fabulous container plant
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.
African Violet Terrarium
African violets can make great terrarium plants. This covered glass cake plate serves up an African violet terrarium. Page 2.
Growing Fruit in Containers in Warm Climates
Suggestions for growing fruit in containers in the South.
Herb Container Garden Idea
This herb container garden is a great picnic table decoration.
Growing Moon Flower in Containers
How to grow moonflower vine. Container Gardening.
Growing Morning Glories in Containers
Heavenly blue morning glories are great climbing vines. Picture of a Heavenly Blue morning glory
Mini Pear Terrarium
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 4.
Product that Makes Your Pots Lighter and Plants...
Review of Better Than Rocks, a plastic mesh you put in the bottom of your container gardens to help with drainage.
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.
8 Heat Tolerant Plants for Containers
5 Container Plants that Can Take the Heat
10 Reasons You Will Love about Container...
Why you should try growing things in pots.
Great Container Gardening Plant - Passion Flower
Container garden picture of passion flower, 'Lavender Lady'. Page 19.
All About Choosing Plant Containers
Choosing a plant container. Container Gardening.
Geraniums are Great Container Garden Plants
Geraniums make great, easy container garden plants.
Cloche Terrarium from terrain
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 10.
Make an Instant Terrarium
How to grow make an instant terrarium
Basket of Flowering Cabbage
This basket of flowering cabbage makes a wonderful fall centerpiece. Page 7.
Cake Plate Terrarium
Terrariums are a great project for all ages. They are easy to create, they make great gifts and even work for those who have killed every plant they've ever looked at. Page 5.
How to Make a Gorgeous Pumpkin Planter
Pumpkin planters my great fall decorations. Here are easy step by step instructions.
Terrarium with China Figurines
Terrarium with china figurines. Container Gardening. Page 6.
Cool and Easy Container In a Clementine Orange...
How to make a container garden in a Clementine Orange Box.
7 Fabulous Container Plants for Fall
Introduction to fall containers. Container Gardening.
Terrarium Cheat
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 9.
6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Planting...
Planting seeds indoors can be a great way to get a jump on spring. It can also be a waste of money and time. So as a first step, here are a few questions to ask yourself before you start.
The Best Way to Ripen Tomatoes
The best way to ripen tomatoes. Container Gardening.
Succulent Plants in Tea Cup
Succulent plants in a tea cup. Picture of succulent plants in a tea cup. Page 7.
Hens and Chicks Strut Their Stuff in Pink...
Hens and chicks strut their stuff in pink stilettos.

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