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5 Tips for Growing Awesome Tomatoes in Containers
Tips for growing awesome tomatoes in pots. First tip - pot size.
5 Gorgeous Flowering Container Garden Plants...
Double purple calibrachoa or million bells makes a great hanging basket plant for sun.
Common Mistakes Growing Tomatoes in Containers...
11 Common container tomato growing mistakes and how to avoid them.
How to Grow Cucumbers in Your Container Garden
Helpful advice for growing cucumbers in container gardens.
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.
5 Container Plants That Love the Shade
No sun? No problem. Here are 5 great plants for shade.
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.
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.
How to Meyer Lemon Trees in Garden Pots
Growing Meyer lemon trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy.
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.
5 Tips for Planting Large Container Gardens
Design and planting tips for large container gardens.
10 Container Garden Tips for Beginners
10 tips for successful container gardens.
Hibiscus Care
How to care for hibiscus. Container Gardening.
Make an Easy Succulent Container Garden
How to make an easy succulent plant container garden
10 Cheap (or Free!) Containers for Your...
There are lots of cool container garden ideas that are cheap or free.
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.
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.
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.
Great Tomatoes for Growing In Containers
Here are some great tomato varieties for growing in containers.
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.
5 Fab Plants for Hanging Baskets
Bacopa is a great plant for hanging baskets. Here's why.
5 Helpful Tips for Starting a Container Garden
Tips for planting a container garden.
The Earthbox Is the Best Container For Vegetables
Find out why the Earthbox is the best way to grow vegetables in containers.
Don't Make This Common Mistake When Choosing a...
How to choose plant for hanging baskets.
Senetti® Pericallis
Picture of 'Secrets of Senetti' Pericallis hybrids. Page 49.
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 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.
Shade-Loving Fuchsias Make Great Container Plants
Fuchsia is a great container plant for shade.
10 Awesome Veggies to Grow in Containers
A few words about growing vegetables in 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.
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.
10 Great Easy to Grow Terrarium Plants
There are so many great plants for terrariums--Intro
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.
Tips for Growing Tomatoes in Containers
Tips and tricks for growing tomatoes in containers.
How to Make a Terrarium in 10 Easy Steps
Easy instructions for how to make a terrarium
5 Fabu Plants for Spring Containers
Great container plants for spring
Growing Sweet Potato Plants
Grow a cool houseplant from a sweet potato.
Foliage Plants for Container Gardens
Flowers rock, but foliage plants can be more interesting.
5 Fabulous Flowering Vines for Your Container...
Some ideas for flowering vining plants for containers.
Growing Morning Glories in Containers
Heavenly blue morning glories are great climbing vines. Picture of a Heavenly Blue morning glory
Grow Boxes Rock for Growing Vegetables
Tips for getting the most out of grow boxes
Definition of Full Sun
The definition of full sun. Container Gardening.
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.
Coleus Container Garden
Shade container garden filled with coleus, from a White Flower Farm kit. Page 9.
10 Common Terrarium Mistakes and How to Avoid...
Terrariums are easy to make and care for if you don't make these common mistakes.
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.
Tips for Starting a Balcony Garden
Tips on starting a balcony garden.
Hanging Basket Container Garden with Purple...
Sometimes a single plant in the right container makes a perfect container garden. Page 13.
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.
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 Vines
Growing Ornamental Sweet Potato Vines
Choosing the Right Plants for Your Container...
Choosing Plants for Garden Pots. Container Gardening.
Million Bells Container Garden in Zinc Pot
Container Gardening. Page 23.
Container Garden in an Old Bucket
This old bucket is filled with blue fescue, creeping Jenny and portulaca. Page 10.
Self Watering Containers - The Basics
The basics about self watering containers.
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.
DIY Straw Bale Gardening
Growing vegetables and herbs in straw bales means you can garden almost anywhere on a budget.
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 Types of Outdoor Containers for Growing...
5 Outdoor Containers that are great for growing vegetables and herbs.
Red Hot Container Garden
Container gardening picture of self-watering garden pot with creeping Jenny, Persian shield, coleus and sweet potato vine. Page 25.
Flowering Container Garden in an Old Basket
This container garden features pink flowers in a grey basket. Page 16.
Vegetable Container Gardening for Beginners
Almost anyone can grow vegetables in containers.
Stone Container Garden with Nasturtiums
Nasturtiums in large stone container garden. Page 11.
Container Garden in Terra Cotta Jar
Container garden picture of verbena, calibrachoa and creeping Jenny in terra cotta jar. Page 12.
Is There a Difference Between Potting Soil and...
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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.
Container Garden in a Metal Basket
Picture of a purple, blue and white flowers in a metal basket container garden. Page 27.
Container Garden in a Big Bucket
Big aluminum bucket with flowers. Page 20.
Great Container Idea by P. Allen Smith
Photo of a container garden idea by P. Allen Smith. Page 26.
Coleus and Ivy in Strawberry Pot Container Garden
A strawberry pot makes a great container garden for coleus and English ivy. Page 18.
Pastel Patio Container Garden
This container is a kit sold by white flower farm. Page 19.
Growing pumpkins in containers is easier than...
How to grow pumpkins in pots. Container Gardening.
Vegetable Container Gardening - The Basics
Tips and info to get you started growing vegetables in containers.
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.
Herb Container Garden with Golden Sage
Golden sage container garden in a small terra cotta jar. Page 15.
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.
Container Garden with an Attitude
The droopy, ornamental grass gives this container garden an attitude. Page 21.
Growing Canna Lilies in Containers
Canna lillies are spectacular and easy to grow. Here's how to grow them in containers.
Fall Container Garden Ideas
Check out these pictures of fall container garden ideas.
How to Grow Garlic Greens Indoors
A couple of tips for planting garlic indoors. Page 6.
The Pros and Cons of Straw Bale Gardening
Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow vegetables, but it's not for everybody.
How to grow beautiful and tasty strawberries in...
Growing strawberries in pots is easy. Growing strawberries in container gardens can also be beautiful
How to Make an Easy and Sweet Mason Jar Terrarium
How to make a mason jar terrarium.
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.
Knowing Your Plant Hardiness Zone is Key -...
Finding your plant hardiness zone is a key to vegetable container gardening.
The Grow Box is Great for Container Vegetable...
The Grow Box is a great system for container vegetable gardening.
Super Simple Spring Bulb Table Decoration
Make an Almost Instant Flowering Table Decoration
Arugala
Arugula is great for growing in container gardens.
Silver Elegance Container Gardens
Container Gardening. Page 5.
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.
Growing Moon Flower in Containers
How to grow moonflower vine. Container Gardening.
Better Than Rocks Review
Better Than Rocks is a plastic mesh you put in the bottom of your container gardens to help with drainage.
Creeping Jenny is a Great Container Plant
Creeping Jenny is a fabulous container plant
How To Plant a Flower Bag
An easy step-by-step guide to planting a flower bag.
Fill Your Planters with Potting Soil, Not Peanuts
Why you should fill your garden planters with potting soil.
Small Rustic Basket Container Garden with...
Small rustic basket with fuchsia and oxalis or shamrock. Page 11.
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.
Clementine Box Container Garden with Pansies...
Clementine box filled with pansies and violas. Page 6.
6 Indoor Garden Projects Kids Will Love
6 fun indoor garden projects kids will love
Elephant Ears Make Great Container Plants
Container gardening picture and plant information for elephant ears. Page 12.
Wooden Basket With Wishbone Plant
Container garden picture of wooden basket with torenia hybrid, Summer Wave® Large Violet, or wishbone plant. Page 7.
You Can Make Almost Anything Into a Container...
You can use almost anything to make a creative container garden.
Expert Advice on Growing Fruit Trees in...
Expert advice from Stark Bro's Nurseries and Orchards on growing fruit trees in containers
10 Things Container Gardeners Should Know
10 things container gardeners should know
Container Garden Ideas
Anything can be a container garden. All you need is some imagination and container garden ideas
Unusual Container Gardens
Ideas, pictures and tips for creative, beautiful and unusual container gardens.
Suncalc - An Easy Way To Calculate Sunlight For...
Ever wonder if your. Container Gardening.
How To Make a Wooden Box into a Garden
How to turn a wooden box into a garden.
How to Grown Hens and Chicks in Pots
How to Grow Hens and Chicks in Container Gardens
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.
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.
Baby Crocs Make Super Cute and Unusual...
Baby Crocs make unusual and unusually cute container gardens. Page 2.
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.
Grow Beautiful and Tasty Eggplant in Pots
How to grow eggplant in containers.
10 Reasons to Try Container Gardening
Why you should try growing things in pots.
What should I do if my plant is root bound?
Root bound plants need help. One way to deal with them is root pruning.
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.
Geraniums are Great Container Garden Plants
Geraniums make great, easy container garden plants.
Pizza Garden in a Container
Easy instructions for how to make a pizza herb container garden.
8 Heat Tolerant Plants for Containers
5 Container Plants that Can Take the Heat
10 Tips for Successfully Growing Vegetables in...
10 Tips to Help You Get Started Growing Vegetables in Containers
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.
Great Container Gardening Plant - Passion Flower
Container garden picture of passion flower, 'Lavender Lady'. Page 19.
Growing a Mint Container Garden
There are all kinds of mints to grow in a container
Growing Sunflowers in Container Gardens
Sunflowers Container Gardening. Page 33.
Growing Gladiolas in Containers
Growing gladiolas in containers is easy and fun.
Oxalis or Shamrock is a Great Container Garden...
Container gardening picture of an oxalis or shamrock in a polka dot tea cup. Page 6.
Great Container Garden Plant - Clematis
Picture of a clematis. Photograph of H.M. Young Clematis. Page 5.
Great Container Plant For Shade - Fuchsia,...
Container gardening picture of fuchsia, 'Dark Eyes.'. Page 20.
Growing King Tut Grass in Container Gardens
King Tut grass is a great container garden plant. It grows fast, looks spectacular and is easy to grow.
Picture Gallery of Portland Flower Show
Pictures of the 2009 Portland Flower Show in Portland, Maine
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.
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.
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.
Growing Coleus in Pots
How to grow coleus in pots. Container Gardening.
Pictures and Profiles of Great Container Plants...
Pictures and profiles of container plants and flowers
Hens and Chicks in an Old Wire Basket
These hens and chicks will last right through fall. Page 12.
Arugula Flower Picture
Arugula is delicious and easy to grow. Page 2.
Pot Feet Can Save Your Plants and Your Deck
Pot feet can be key to a healthy and happy container gardens.
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.
Dahlias Make Great Container Plants
Picture of dahlia, Cafe Au Lait. Page 7.
Great Container Plant - Tuberous Begonia
How to grow beautiful tuberous begonias in containers. Page 8.
Prune Tomato Plants
Picture of what to take off to prune tomato plants.
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.
Heuchera, Dolce 'Key Lime'
Picture of heuchera, Dolce, 'Key Lime' in a hollowed out log. Page 19.

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