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.
How to grow dipladenia and mandevillas in containers.
A couple of tips for planting garlic indoors. Page 6.
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.
Easy instructions for how to make a terrarium
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.
What you need to know about growing blueberries in containers.
How to care for hibiscus. Container Gardening.
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 an easy succulent plant container garden
Growing kumquat (also known as cumquot) trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy. Here's how to grow kumquat trees in garden pots.
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.
Terrariums are easy to make and care for if you don't make these common mistakes.
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.
Watering plants doesn't sound like rocket science, watering plants in container gardens can be tricky. Here are some tips for watering plants.
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.
No sun? No problem. Here are 5 great plants for shade.
Pumpkin planters my great fall decorations. Here are step by step instructions that are easy and quick.
How to avoid 10 common container gardening mistakes.
Whether you're a city dweller with a balcony, or have acres of land to spare, vegetable container gardening is easy, fun and satisfying.
Helpful advice for growing cucumbers in container gardens.
Growing herb container gardens is easy, incredibly satisfying and can save you money. Here are some of the basics.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants.
Tips for planting a container garden.
Design and planting tips for large container gardens.
How to grow pumpkins in pots. Container Gardening.
10 tips for successful container gardens.
Five easy flowering plants anyone can grow in full sun containers.
Canna lillies are spectacular and easy to grow. Here's how to grow them in containers.
Expert advice from Stark Bro's Nurseries and Orchards on growing fruit trees in containers
Looking at container gardens is a great way to get ideas. Look at the use of color palette, composition and container.
How to choose plant for hanging baskets.
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 on starting a balcony garden.
DIY Mason Jar Terrarium. Container Gardening.
There are lots of cool container garden ideas that are cheap or free.
Growing tomatoes upside down is all the rage. Find out if it's a good way to grow tomatoes in containers.
Forcing paperwhite narcissus bulbs - an easy guide with photos.
If you are new to container gardening, here is what you need to know.
Growing Ornamental Sweet Potato Vines
This group of containers features a birch bark covered nursery pot filled with mums and wirevine. Page 17.
Root bound plants need help. One way to deal with them is root pruning.
Ok, sounds pretty boring, but watering without drowning your container garden plants is one of the keys to a successful container garden.
Fuchsia is a great container plant for shade.
Check out these pictures of fall container garden ideas.
Tips and tricks for growing tomatoes in containers.
Find out why the Earthbox is the best way to grow vegetables in containers.
Tips for getting the most out of grow boxes
Getting rid of spider mites. Container Gardening.
Pepper plants can thrive in containers. Page 18.
Shade container garden filled with coleus, from a White Flower Farm kit. Page 9.
Heavenly blue morning glories are great climbing vines. Picture of a Heavenly Blue morning glory
Fall container garden with bright pink mums, coral bells and ornamental grass. Page 16.
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.
Arugula is great for growing in container gardens.
Flowers rock, but foliage plants can be more interesting.
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.
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.
Sometimes a single plant in the right container makes a perfect container garden. Page 13.
6 fun indoor garden projects kids will love
Curious about Meyer Lemons Trees? Here's what you want to know.
Starting seeds can be frustrating, exhilarating or sometimes a little of both. Follow these tips for successfully starting seeds to increase your odds.
King Tut grass is a great container garden plant. It grows fast, looks spectacular and is easy to grow.
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.
The best way to ripen tomatoes. Container Gardening.
Golden sage container garden in a small terra cotta jar. Page 15.
Tips and info to get you started growing vegetables in containers.
5 beautiful flowering vines for containers.
Pot feet can be key to a healthy and happy container gardens.
Lamb's ear is a great fall container plant. It can be beautiful alone or in a mixed container garden. Page 9.
Here are some great tomato varieties for growing in containers.
This large container garden, in a terra cotta pot is planted with snow in summer, chameleon plant and flowering maple. Page 14.
Photo of a container garden idea by P. Allen Smith. Page 26.
Picture of heuchera, Dolce, 'Key Lime' in a hollowed out log. Page 19.
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.
Small rustic basket with fuchsia and oxalis or shamrock. Page 11.
Container garden picture of verbena, calibrachoa and creeping Jenny in terra cotta jar. Page 12.
Here are some step by step instructions for growing lettuce in a reusable grocery bag.
Almost anyone can grow vegetables in containers.
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.
How to Grow Hens and Chicks in Container Gardens
Large, beautiful fall container garden in a basket. Page 6.
The basics about self watering containers.
A snake plant in a cocoa tin, placed in a tall narrow glass jar, makes a fine terrarium. Page 14.
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.
Container garden picture of passion flower, 'Lavender Lady'. Page 19.
Container gardening picture of self-watering garden pot with creeping Jenny, Persian shield, coleus and sweet potato vine. Page 25.
How to grow moonflower vine. Container Gardening.
This large fall container garden features lamb's ear, flowering kale, sweet potato vine, sedum and ornamental grass. Page 15.
White clover and pink aster in a bamboo basket container. Page 14.
Smart Pots are great for growing container vegetables. Read this review to find out why Smart Pots rock.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 13.
Creeping Jenny is a fabulous container plant
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Growing vegetables and herbs in straw bales means you can garden almost anywhere on a budget.
Suggestions for growing fruit in containers in the South.
The verdigris color of this hanging basket works well with the pinks of the flowers and sage green of the foliage. Page 17.
Tire gardens are popular, but are they safe? Some information you may want to know before planting tires gardens.
There is a terrarium for every style. These are not your grandmother's terrariums.
The Grow Box is a great system for container vegetable gardening.
This container is a kit sold by white flower farm. Page 19.
This container garden features pink flowers in a grey basket. Page 16.
A strawberry pot makes a great container garden for coleus and English ivy. Page 18.
This fall container uses rosemary and fountain grass and sedum to make a simple and large arrangement. Page 10.
How to tell if your plant is rootbound
Choosing Plants for Garden Pots. Container Gardening.
How to grow pomegranates in containers
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.
Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow vegetables, but it's not for everybody.
How to turn a wooden box into a garden.
Fall container garden with purple fountain grass and wirevine. Page 8.
I'm often asked how to choose a container for a container garden. Find out some answers.
Window box container vegetable garden with rainbow chard and nasturtioms. Page 18.
This basket of flowering cabbage makes a wonderful fall centerpiece. Page 7.
Small hanging basket container garden filled with hens and chicks. Page 22.
These miniature, clam shell container gardens are easy and fun to make. A great container gardening project to do with kids.
Ten great container vegetables with tips on how to grow them.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 11.
Picture of 'Secrets of Senetti' Pericallis hybrids. Page 49.
Nasturtiums in large stone container garden. Page 11.
Grouping of fall container gardens. Page 5.
Big aluminum bucket with flowers. Page 20.
Container Gardening. Page 23.
The droopy, ornamental grass gives this container garden an attitude. Page 21.
Why you should try growing things in pots.
Garden hoses can be hazardous to your health. Find out why and what you can do to minimize the risk.
Better Than Rocks is a plastic mesh you put in the bottom of your container gardens to help with drainage.
Pansy bowl container garden. Container Gardening. Page 24.
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.
Some tips on how to protect your tender container gardens from the frost.
Alocascia and creeping Jenny in growing in a water garden
An easy step-by-step guide to planting a flower bag.
Picture of a purple, blue and white flowers in a metal basket container garden. Page 27.
Container gardening picture of fuchsia, 'Dark Eyes.'. Page 20.
These hens and chicks will last right through fall. Page 12.
Using Trellises in containers. Container Gardening.
Terrarium with paperwhite narcissus bulbs. Page 15.
Potrisers are my favorite pot feet.
How to grow eggplant in containers.
If your tomatoes have a black area on the bottom you probably have blossom end rot.
Ever wonder if your. Container Gardening.
heuchera is one of the best fall container garden plants. Page 13.
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants. Page 12.