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Growing Sweet Potato Plants
Grow a cool houseplant from a sweet potato.
5 Tips for Growing Awesome Tomatoes in Containers
Tips for growing awesome tomatoes in pots. First tip - pot size.
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 a beautiful Meyer lemon tree in a...
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.
10 Great Easy to Grow Plants that Thrive in...
10 great, easy to grow plants that thrive in terrariums.
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.
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.
10 Common Terrarium Mistakes and How to Avoid...
Terrariums are easy to make and care for if you don't make these common mistakes.
Common Mistakes Growing Tomatoes in Containers...
11 Common container tomato growing mistakes and how to avoid them.
Tips for Growing Cucumbers in Pots
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.
Make an Easy Succulent Container Garden
How to make an easy succulent plant container garden
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.
Grow lots of varieties of mint in a strawberry...
There are all kinds of mints to grow in a container
5 Great Containers for Growing Veggies
Intro to choosing a container for growing vegetables.
How to Grow Garlic Greens Indoors
Growing garlic indoors is easy and a great project for kids.
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.
10 Container Garden Tips for Beginners
10 tips for successful container gardens.
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? Here's how to get started.
How to Make a Self-Watering Seed Starter for Free
How to make a free self-watering seed starter from a supermarket pie holder.
5 Tips for Planting Large Container Gardens
Design and planting tips for large container gardens.
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 Awesome Veggies to Grow in Containers
A few words about growing vegetables in containers
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.
How to Grow Peas in Pots
Here's a step by step guide on how to successfully plant and grow peas in container gardens.
5 Fab Plants for Hanging Baskets
Bacopa is a great plant for hanging baskets. Here's why.
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.
5 Helpful Tips for Starting a Container Garden
Tips for planting a container garden.
7 Beautiful Shade Plants for Containers
Introduction for plants for shade
How to Make an Easy and Sweet Mason Jar Terrarium
How to make a mason jar terrarium.
10 Common Container Gardening Mistakes and How...
How to avoid 10 common container gardening mistakes.
Think Outside the Pot--Great Ideas for...
Introductions to container garden ideas.
The Pros and Cons of Straw Bale Gardening
Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow vegetables, but it's not for everybody.
What You Need to Know to Start Container...
If you are new to container gardening, here is what you need to know.
The Earthbox Is the Best Container For Vegetables
Find out why the Earthbox is the best way to grow vegetables in containers.
Herb Container Garden Idea
This herb container garden is a great picnic table decoration.
Grow Gorgeous Hibiscus in Pots
How to grow hibiscus in pots. Container Gardening.
Expert Advice on Growing Fruit Trees in...
Expert advice from Stark Bro's Nurseries and Orchards on growing fruit trees in containers
Self Watering Containers - The Basics
The basics about self watering containers.
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.
How to garden is straw bales.
Growing vegetables and herbs in straw bales means you can garden almost anywhere on a budget.
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.
Grow Boxes Rock for Growing Vegetables
Tips for getting the most out of grow boxes
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.
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.
Tips for Starting a Balcony Garden
Tips on starting a balcony garden.
How To Make a Wooden Box into a Garden
How to turn a wooden box into a garden.
Spider Mites Suck (literally)--Here's How to...
Getting rid of spider mites. Container Gardening.
Gallery of Terrarium Pictures
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants.
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 pumpkins in containers is easier than...
How to grow pumpkins in pots. Container Gardening.
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.
Tips and Tricks for Growing Fabulous Tomatoes...
Introduction to growing tomatoes in containers.
Sweet Potato Vines are Great Container Plants
Growing Ornamental Sweet Potato Vines
The Grow Box is Great for Container Vegetable...
The Grow Box is a great system for container vegetable gardening.
Great Tomatoes for Growing In Containers
Here are some great tomato varieties for growing in containers.
Don't Make This Common Mistake When Choosing a...
How to choose plant for hanging baskets.
Foliage Plants for Container Gardens
Flowers rock, but foliage plants can be more interesting.
You Can Make Almost Anything Into a Container...
You can use almost anything to make a creative container garden.
What should I do if my plant is root bound?
Root bound plants need help. One way to deal with them is root pruning.
5 Fabu Plants for Spring Containers
Great container plants for spring
Is There a Difference Between Potting Soil and...
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5 Fabulous Flowering Vines for Your Container...
Some ideas for flowering vining plants for containers.
How to grow beautiful and tasty strawberries in...
Growing strawberries in pots is easy. Growing strawberries in container gardens can also be beautiful
Vegetable Container Gardening - The Basics
Tips and info to get you started growing vegetables in containers.
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.
Definition of Full Sun
The definition of full sun. Container Gardening.
11 Things Every Container Gardener Should Know
10 things container gardeners should know
Pizza Garden in a Container
Easy instructions for how to make a pizza herb container garden.
Getting Started with Terrariums
There is a terrarium for every style. These are not your grandmother's terrariums.
Grow Your Own Arugula In a Pot
Arugula is great for growing in container gardens.
Choosing the Right Plants for Your Container...
Choosing Plants for Garden Pots. Container Gardening.
How To Plant a Flower Bag
An easy step-by-step guide to planting a flower bag.
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.
Unusual Container Gardens
Ideas, pictures and tips for creative, beautiful and unusual container gardens.
What exactly is a Meyer Lemon Tree?
Curious about Meyer Lemons Trees? Here's what you want to know.
Tips for Choosing a Plant Container
Tips on choosing a container for plants.
Great Online Sources for Buying Seeds
Some great places to buy seeds online.
5 Things to know for container garden success
Tips and tricks for how to container garden.
How Not to Kill Your Mums
Tips for helping mums survive all fall.
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.
Vegetable Container Gardening for Beginners
Almost anyone can grow vegetables in containers.
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.
Growing Celery from a Bunch
How to grow celery from the bottom store bought celery.
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.
Make a mini garden in a clam shell.
These miniature, clam shell container gardens are easy and fun to make.
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.
Great Container Idea by P. Allen Smith
Photo of a container garden idea by P. Allen Smith. Page 26.
10 Tips for Successfully Growing Vegetables in...
10 Tips to Help You Get Started Growing Vegetables in Containers
Get kids container gardening with fun projects.
Garden projects for kids. An intro
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.
Fall Container Garden Ideas
Check out these pictures of fall container garden ideas.
10 Reasons You Will Love about Container...
Why you should try growing things in pots.
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 Canna Lilies in Containers
Canna lillies are spectacular and easy to grow. Here's how to grow them in containers.
Five Fabulous Herbs to Grow in Pots
Five great herbs to grow in pots and how to keep them alive.
Fill Your Planters with Potting Soil, Not Peanuts
Why you should fill your garden planters with potting soil.
All About Choosing Plant Containers
Choosing a plant container. Container Gardening.
Growing Pomegranate Trees in Containers
How to grow pomegranates in containers
Growing Morning Glories in Containers
Heavenly blue morning glories are great climbing vines. Picture of a Heavenly Blue morning glory
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.
Hanging Basket Container Garden with Purple...
Sometimes a single plant in the right container makes a perfect container garden. Page 13.
Tillandsia Terrarium
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 11.
Shade-Loving Fuchsias Make Great Container Plants
How to grow fuchsia which is a great container plant for shade
Think Outside the Pot - Cool and Unusual...
Ideas and tips for unusual and cool container gardens.
An Easy Guide to Forcing Paperwhite Narcissus...
Forcing paperwhite narcissus bulbs, an easy guide with photos.
Pictures and Profiles of Great Container Plants...
Pictures and profiles of container plants and flowers
Red Hot Container Garden
Container gardening picture of self-watering garden pot with creeping Jenny, Persian shield, coleus and sweet potato vine. Page 25.
Beyond Mums - 5 Great Plants for Fall Container...
If you think outside the mum and aster box, there are lots of great plants for your fall containers.
Cool and Easy Container In a Clementine Orange...
How to make a container garden in a Clementine Orange Box.
African Violet Terrarium
African violets can make great terrarium plants. This covered glass cake plate serves up an African violet terrarium. Page 2.
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.
Coleus Container Garden
Shade container garden filled with coleus, from a White Flower Farm kit. Page 9.
How to Grow Moonflowers in a Container Garden
How to grow moonflower vine in a container garden.
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.
Terrariums
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 13.
How do I know when my plant has had enough water?
How to know how much water to add to your container
Flowering Container Garden in an Old Basket
This container garden features pink flowers in a grey basket. Page 16.
Container Garden in a Metal Basket
Picture of a purple, blue and white flowers in a metal basket container garden. Page 27.
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.
Paperwhite Narcissus Bulbs in a Terrarium
Terrarium with paperwhite narcissus bulbs. Page 15.
Prune Tomato Plants
Why you need to prune tomato plants.
Container Garden in an Old Bucket
This old bucket is filled with blue fescue, creeping Jenny and portulaca. Page 10.
Fertilizer 101--Feeding Your Container Gardens
How to use fertilizer for beautiful container gardens.
No Yard? No Worries. Here's how to Garden...
Tips for gardening even if you have no yard or ground.
Pot Feet Can Save Your Plants and Your Deck
Pot feet can be key to a healthy and happy container gardens.
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.
Million Bells Container Garden in Zinc Pot
Container Gardening. Page 23.
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.
Growing Radishes is Easy and Fast
This picture is of two varieties of radishes. Radishes are ridiculously easy to grow in containers.
Teeny Tiny Terrarium
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 12.
Pansy Bowl Container Garden
Pansy bowl container garden. Container Gardening. Page 24.
Why Grow Container Gardens Organically?
Find out why organic is better. Container Gardening.
Creeping Jenny is a Great Container Plant
Creeping Jenny is a fabulous container plant
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.
Pictures of Succulent Plants in Pots
Pictures of succulent plants in pots. Succulent plants are great container garden plants.
How to Grow Tomatillos in Pots
Introduction to growing tomatillos in pots.
10 Things You Need to Know about Container...
Here are 10 things beginners need to know about container gardening.
Great Easy to Grow Herbs for Containers
5 Great Easy to Grow Herbs for Container Gardens.
Container Garden in Terra Cotta Jar
Container garden picture of verbena, calibrachoa and creeping Jenny in terra cotta jar. Page 12.
Succulent Plants in Tea Cup
Succulent plants in a tea cup. Picture of succulent plants in a tea cup. Page 7.
Five Tips to Get the Most From Buying Plants...
Some suggestions for buying plants online.
Great Container Gardening Plant - Passion Flower
Container garden picture of passion flower, 'Lavender Lady'. Page 19.
Stone Container Garden with Nasturtiums
Nasturtiums in large stone container garden. Page 11.
Succulent Plants in a Strawberry Pot
Strawberry pots work well for succulent plants. Picture of succulent plants in a strawberry pot. Page 12.

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