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Container Gardening: Most Popular Articles

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How to Meyer Lemon Trees in Garden Pots
Growing Meyer lemon trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy.
How to Grow Terrific Tomatoes in a Container
5 tips for successfully growing tomatoes in containers.
10 Easy-to-Grow Terrarium Plants
Ten great easy to grow terrarium plants.
How to Make a Terrarium in 10 Easy Steps
Easy instructions for how to make a terrarium
How Not to Kill Your Mums
Tips for helping mums survive all fall.
Grow Gorgeous Dipladenia and Mandevillas in...
How to grow dipladenia and mandevillas in containers.
Common Mistakes Growing Tomatoes in Containers
11 Common container tomato growing mistakes and how to avoid them.
How to Grow Blueberries in Containers
What you need to know about growing blueberries in containers.
How to Grow Garlic Greens Indoors
A couple of tips for planting garlic indoors. Page 6.
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.
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.
Hibiscus Care
How to care for hibiscus. Container Gardening.
Make an Easy Succulent Plant Container Garden
How to make an easy succulent plant container garden
10 Common Terrarium Mistakes and How to Avoid...
Terrariums are easy to make and care for if you don't make these common mistakes.
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.
Growing Sweet Potato Plants
Grow a cool houseplant from a sweet potato.
How to Grow Cucumbers in Your Container Garden
Helpful advice for growing cucumbers in container gardens.
Forcing Paperwhite Narcissus to Bloom
Forcing paperwhite narcissus bulbs - an easy guide with photos.
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.
Gallery of Terrarium Pictures
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants.
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.
10 Container Garden Tips for Beginners
10 tips for successful 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.
5 Beautiful Flowering Plants for Hanging Baskets
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.
Get Started Growing Veggies in Your 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.
10 Common Container Gardening Mistakes
How to avoid 10 common container gardening mistakes.
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 an Easy and Sweet Mason Jar Terrarium
DIY Mason Jar Terrarium. Container Gardening.
Beyond Mums - Five Fall Plants for Container...
Five great fall plants for container gardens.
10 Cheap (or Free!) Containers for Your...
There are lots of cool container garden ideas that are cheap or free.
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.
5 Container Plants That Love the Shade
No sun? No problem. Here are 5 great plants for shade.
5 Helpful Tips for Starting a Container Garden
Tips for planting a container garden.
Don't Make This Common Mistake When Choosing a...
How to choose plant for hanging baskets.
5 Tips for Planting Large Container Gardens
Design and planting tips for large container gardens.
Tips for Starting a Balcony Garden
Tips on starting a balcony garden.
5 Great Container Garden Plants That Thrive in...
Five easy flowering plants anyone can grow in full sun containers.
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.
Expert Advice on Growing Fruit Trees in...
Expert advice from Stark Bro's Nurseries and Orchards on growing fruit trees in containers
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.
Everything You Need to Start a Container Garden
If you are new to container gardening, here is what you need to know.
Getting Rid of Spider Mites
Getting rid of spider mites. Container Gardening.
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.
Terrariums
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 13.
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.
6 Indoor Garden Projects Kids Will Love
6 fun indoor garden projects kids will love
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.
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.
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 Canna Lilies in Containers
Canna lillies are spectacular and easy to grow. Here's how to grow them in containers.
Teeny Tiny Terrarium
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 12.
Tillandsia Terrarium
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 11.
Growing pumpkins in containers is easier than...
How to grow pumpkins in pots. Container Gardening.
Growing Sweet Potato Vines
Growing Ornamental Sweet Potato Vines
Grow Boxes Rock for Growing Vegetables
Tips for getting the most out of grow boxes
Pumpkin Planter
Pumpkin planters my great fall decorations. Here are step by step instructions that are easy and quick.
Meyer Lemon Tree Information
Curious about Meyer Lemons Trees? Here's what you want to know.
Tips for Growing Tomatoes in Containers
Tips and tricks for growing tomatoes in containers.
Container Plant Profile: Shade-Loving Fuchsias
Fuchsia is a great container plant for shade.
Arugala
Arugula is great for growing in container gardens.
5 Types of Outdoor Containers for Growing...
5 Outdoor Containers that are great for growing vegetables and herbs.
Hanging Basket Container Garden with Purple...
Sometimes a single plant in the right container makes a perfect container garden. Page 13.
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.
How to Tell if Your Plant Is Rootbound
How to tell if your plant is rootbound
Foliage Plants for Container Gardens
Flowers rock, but foliage plants can be more interesting.
Growing Fruit in Containers in Warm Climates
Suggestions for growing fruit in containers in the South.
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 Grow A Garden in a Reusable Bag
Here are some step by step instructions for growing lettuce in a reusable grocery bag.
Cloche Terrarium from terrain
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 10.
Self Watering Containers - The Basics
The basics about self watering containers.
Getting Started with Terrariums
There is a terrarium for every style. These are not your grandmother's terrariums.
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 Pomegranate Trees in Containers
How to grow pomegranates in containers
Which tomato varieties are good for growing in...
Here are some great tomato varieties for growing in containers.
Coleus Container Garden
Shade container garden filled with coleus, from a White Flower Farm kit. Page 9.
Coffee Cup Terrarium
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 3.
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.
Paperwhite Narcissus Bulbs in a Terrarium
Terrarium with paperwhite narcissus bulbs. Page 15.
Flowering Container Garden in an Old Basket
This container garden features pink flowers in a grey basket. Page 16.
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.
Container Garden in an Old Bucket
This old bucket is filled with blue fescue, creeping Jenny and portulaca. Page 10.
African Violet Terrarium
African violets can make great terrarium plants. This cake plate serves up an African violet terrarium. Page 2.
Container Garden in a Big Bucket
Big aluminum bucket with flowers. Page 20.
Terrarium with China Figurines
Terrarium with china figurines. Container Gardening. Page 6.
Herb Container Garden with Golden Sage
Golden sage container garden in a small terra cotta jar. Page 15.
Pot Feet Can Save Your Plants and Your Deck
Pot feet can be key to a healthy and happy container gardens.
Container Garden in Terra Cotta Jar
Container garden picture of verbena, calibrachoa and creeping Jenny in terra cotta jar. Page 12.
Pastel Patio Container Garden
This container is a kit sold by white flower farm. Page 19.
Coleus and Ivy in Strawberry Pot Container Garden
A strawberry pot makes a great container garden for coleus and English ivy. Page 18.
Pear Terrarium with Air Plants
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 8.
Keep Your Paperwhite Narcissus from Getting Tipsy
How to keep your paperwhite narcissus from getting tipsy and falling over.
Choosing a Container For Forcing Paperwhite Bulbs
Choosing a container for forcing paperwhite bulbs.
How To Make a Wooden Box into a Garden
How to turn a wooden box into a garden.
Mini Greenhouse with African Violets
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 7.
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.
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.
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.
Great Container Idea by P. Allen Smith
Photo of a container garden idea by P. Allen Smith. Page 26.
Terrarium Cheat
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 9.
Choosing the Right Plants for Your Container...
Choosing Plants for Garden Pots. Container Gardening.
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.
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.
The Pros and Cons of Straw Bale Gardening
Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow vegetables, but it's not for everybody.
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.
Fall Container Garden Ideas
Ideas for beautiful fall container gardens.
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.
Violas in eggshells make great table decoration...
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.
Suncalc - An Easy Way To Calculate Sunlight For...
Ever wonder if your. Container Gardening.
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.
Mini Pear Terrarium
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 4.
10 Reasons to Try Container Gardening
Why you should try growing things in pots.
Growing Morning Glories in Containers
Heavenly blue morning glories are great climbing vines. Picture of a Heavenly Blue morning glory
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.
Winter Container Garden Gallery
Pictures of winter container gardens.
Red Hot Container Garden
Container gardening picture of self-watering garden pot with creeping Jenny, Persian shield, coleus and sweet potato vine. Page 25.
Is There a Difference Between Potting Soil and...
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Pictures of Succulent Plants in Pots
Pictures of succulent plants in pots. Succulent plants are great container garden plants.
Miniature Succlulent Plant Container Garen
Container garden picture of a miniature container with succulent plants. Page 15.
Container Garden with an Attitude
The droopy, ornamental grass gives this container garden an attitude. Page 21.
Creeping Jenny is a Great Container Plant
Creeping Jenny is a fabulous container plant
Grow Beautiful and Tasty Eggplant in Pots
How to grow eggplant in containers.
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.
Stone Container Garden with Nasturtiums
Nasturtiums in large stone container garden. Page 11.
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.
Baby Crocs Make Super Cute and Unusual...
Baby Crocs make unusual and unusually cute container gardens. Page 2.
The Grow Box is Great for Container Vegetable...
The Grow Box is a great system for container vegetable gardening.
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.
How To Plant a Flower Bag
An easy step-by-step guide to planting a flower bag.
Growing Celery from a Bunch
How to grow celery from the bottom store bought celery.
How Can I Protect My Container Gardens From...
Some tips on how to protect your tender container gardens from the frost.
DIY Straw Bale Gardening
Growing vegetables and herbs in straw bales means you can garden almost anywhere on a budget.
5 Great Flowering Vines For Containers
5 beautiful flowering vines for containers.
Great Water Garden Plant - Water Lily
Picture of a water lily. Photo of Nymphaea, Albida. Page 25.
Million Bells Container Garden in Zinc Pot
Container Gardening. Page 23.
Succulent Plants in Tea Cup
Succulent plants in a tea cup. Picture of succulent plants in a tea cup. Page 7.
All About Choosing Plant Containers
Tips for using metal containers for plants. Page 3.
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.
Birch Bark Covered Nursery Pot with Mums and...
This group of containers features a birch bark covered nursery pot filled with mums and wirevine. Page 17.
How to grow beautiful and tasty strawberries in...
Growing strawberries in pots is easy. Growing strawberries in container gardens can also be beautiful
African Violets Back from the Dead
Dead African violet comes back to life.
Container Vegetable Garden with Nasturtium and...
Window box container vegetable garden with rainbow chard and nasturtioms. Page 18.
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.
Vegetable Container Gardening for Beginners
Almost anyone can grow vegetables in containers.
Small Rustic Basket Container Garden with...
Small rustic basket with fuchsia and oxalis or shamrock. Page 11.
Knock Out Fall Container Garden
Large, beautiful fall container garden in a basket. Page 6.
The Best Way to Ripen Tomatoes
The best way to ripen tomatoes. Container Gardening.
Container Garden in a Metal Basket
Picture of a purple, blue and white flowers in a metal basket container garden. Page 27.
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.
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