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Common Mistakes Growing Tomatoes in Containers...
11 Common container tomato growing mistakes and how to avoid them.
5 Tips for Growing Awesome Tomatoes in Containers
Tips for growing awesome tomatoes in pots. First tip - pot size.
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.
This Garlic Scape Pesto Recipe is Easy and...
Delicious and easy garlic scape and basil pesto recipe
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.
Tips for Growing Cucumbers in Pots
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.
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.
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.
How to Meyer Lemon Trees in Garden Pots
Growing Meyer lemon trees in garden pots is surprisingly easy.
Hibiscus Care
How to care for hibiscus. Container Gardening.
Make an Easy Succulent Container Garden
How to make an easy succulent plant container garden
How to Grow A Garden in a Reusable Bag
Here are some step by step instructions for growing lettuce in a reusable grocery bag.
How to Make a Terrarium in 10 Easy Steps
Easy instructions for how to make a terrarium
5 Container Plants That Love the Shade
No sun? No problem. Here are 5 great plants for shade.
10 Container Garden Tips for Beginners
10 tips for successful container gardens.
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 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 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.
Prune Tomato Plants
Why you need to prune tomato plants.
5 Tips for Planting Large Container Gardens
Design and planting tips for large container gardens.
How to Make an Easy and Sweet Mason Jar Terrarium
How to make a mason jar terrarium.
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.
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.
Everything You Need to Start a Container Garden
If you are new to container gardening, here is what you need to know.
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.
10 Common Terrarium Mistakes and How to Avoid...
Terrariums are easy to make and care for if you don't make these common mistakes.
10 Common Container Gardening Mistakes and How...
How to avoid 10 common container gardening mistakes.
Growing pumpkins in containers is easier than...
How to grow pumpkins 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
How to Grow Garlic Greens Indoors
Growing garlic indoors is easy and a great project for kids.
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.
5 Helpful Tips for Starting a Container Garden
Tips for planting a container garden.
10 Cheap (or Free!) Containers for Your...
There are lots of cool container garden ideas that are cheap or free.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shade-Loving Fuchsias Make Great Container Plants
Fuchsia is a great container plant for shade.
The Earthbox Is the Best Container For Vegetables
Find out why the Earthbox is the best way to grow vegetables in containers.
Tips for Starting a Balcony Garden
Tips on starting a balcony garden.
How to Get Rid of Spider Mites
Getting rid of spider mites. Container Gardening.
10 Awesome Veggies to Grow in Containers
A few words about growing vegetables in containers
Foliage Plants for Container Gardens
Flowers rock, but foliage plants can be more interesting.
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.
Easy awesome garlic bread with scape butter
Better Than Garlic Bread--For a real treat try garlic scape butter.
DIY Straw Bale Gardening
Growing vegetables and herbs in straw bales means you can garden almost anywhere on a budget.
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.
5 Fabulous Flowering Vines for Your Container...
Some ideas for flowering vining plants for containers.
Growing Sweet Potato Vines
Growing Ornamental Sweet Potato Vines
Growing Morning Glories in Containers
Heavenly blue morning glories are great climbing vines. Picture of a Heavenly Blue morning glory
Definition of Full Sun
The definition of full sun. Container Gardening.
Growing Canna Lilies in Containers
Canna lillies are spectacular and easy to grow. Here's how to grow them in containers.
Grow Boxes Rock for Growing Vegetables
Tips for getting the most out of grow boxes
How to Grown Hens and Chicks in Pots
How to Grow Hens and Chicks 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.
Don't Make This Common Mistake When Choosing a...
How to choose plant for hanging baskets.
5 Fab Plants for Hanging Baskets
Bacopa is a great plant for hanging baskets. Here's why.
Knowing Your Plant Hardiness Zone is Key -...
Finding your plant hardiness zone is a key to vegetable container gardening.
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.
What is Late Tomato Blight and What Should I Do...
Late tomato blight is a serious plant disease that affect both tomatoes and potatoes.
Tips and Tricks for Growing Fabulous Tomatoes...
Introduction to growing tomatoes in containers.
Arugala
Arugula is great for growing in container gardens.
Self Watering Containers - The Basics
The basics about self watering containers.
Growing Moon Flower in Containers
How to grow moonflower vine. Container Gardening.
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.
What should I do if my plant is root bound?
Root bound plants need help. One way to deal with them is root pruning.
How To Make a Wooden Box into a Garden
How to turn a wooden box into a garden.
5 Great Containers for Growing Veggies
Intro to choosing a container for growing vegetables.
5 Types of Outdoor Containers for Growing...
5 Outdoor Containers that are great for growing vegetables and herbs.
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.
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.
Is There a Difference Between Potting Soil and...
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Vegetable Container Gardening - The Basics
Tips and info to get you started growing vegetables in containers.
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.
Vegetable Container Gardening for Beginners
Almost anyone can grow vegetables in containers.
Unusual Container Gardens
Ideas, pictures and tips for creative, beautiful and unusual container gardens.
7 Fabulous Container Plants for Fall
Introduction to fall containers. Container Gardening.
Grow Beautiful and Tasty Eggplant in Pots
How to grow eggplant in containers.
All About Choosing Plant Containers
Choosing a plant container. 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.
Growing Coleus in Pots
How to grow coleus in pots. Container Gardening.
How to grow beautiful and tasty strawberries in...
Growing strawberries in pots is easy. Growing strawberries in container gardens can also be beautiful
Is it Safe to Drink From a Garden Hose?
Garden hoses can be hazardous to your health. Find out why and what you can do to minimize the risk.
How to Tell if Your Plant Is Rootbound
How to tell if your plant is rootbound
The Pros and Cons of Straw Bale Gardening
Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow vegetables, but it's not for everybody.
Gallery of Terrarium Pictures
Terrarium pictures of terrariums and terrarium plants.
The Grow Box is Great for Container Vegetable...
The Grow Box is a great system for container vegetable gardening.
Growing Celery from a Bunch
How to grow celery from the bottom store bought celery.
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.
How to Make a Self-Watering Seed Starter for Free
How to make a free self-watering seed starter from a supermarket pie holder.
10 Reasons to Try Container Gardening
Why you should try growing things in pots.
Hibiscus Flower, Painted lady
Photograph of hibiscus flower. Photo of pink hibiscus rosa-sinensis, 'Painted Lady'. Page 6.
You Can Make Almost Anything Into a Container...
You can use almost anything to make a creative container garden.
Fill Your Planters with Potting Soil, Not Peanuts
Why you should fill your garden planters with potting soil.
Choosing the Right Plants for Your Container...
Choosing Plants for Garden Pots. Container Gardening.
Easy Way to Find Out if Your Plants Get Enough...
Giving your plants the right amount of sunlight is critical. A sun calculator can take the guesswork out of the equation.
Container Garden in an Old Bucket
This old bucket is filled with blue fescue, creeping Jenny and portulaca. Page 10.
Red Hot Container Garden
Container gardening picture of self-watering garden pot with creeping Jenny, Persian shield, coleus and sweet potato vine. Page 25.
Fall Container Garden Ideas
Check out these pictures of fall container garden ideas.
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.
What is Deadheading and Do I have To Do It?
What is Deadheading and Do I have To Do It?
Senetti® Pericallis
Picture of 'Secrets of Senetti' Pericallis hybrids. Page 49.
Growing a Mint Container Garden
There are all kinds of mints to grow in a container
Coleus Container Garden
Shade container garden filled with coleus, from a White Flower Farm kit. Page 9.
10 Things Container Gardeners Should Know
10 things container gardeners should know
Great Container Idea by P. Allen Smith
Photo of a container garden idea by P. Allen Smith. Page 26.
6 Indoor Garden Projects Kids Will Love
6 fun indoor garden projects kids will love
What exactly is a Meyer Lemon Tree?
Curious about Meyer Lemons Trees? Here's what you want to know.
Better Than Rocks Review
Better Than Rocks is a plastic mesh you put in the bottom of your container gardens to help with drainage.
Great Container Gardening Plant - Passion Flower
Container garden picture of passion flower, 'Lavender Lady'. Page 19.
8 Heat Tolerant Plants for Containers
5 Container Plants that Can Take the Heat
Million Bells Container Garden in Zinc Pot
Container Gardening. Page 23.
Hanging Basket Container Garden with Purple...
Sometimes a single plant in the right container makes a perfect container garden. Page 13.
Calibrachoa is a Great Container Garden Plant
How to grow calibrachoa or million bells in containers.
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.
Getting Started with Terrariums
There is a terrarium for every style. These are not your grandmother's terrariums.
Pot Feet Can Save Your Plants and Your Deck
Pot feet can be key to a healthy and happy container gardens.
Mixing succulents in a dish can be delicious
Mixed succulent dish. Container Gardening.
Container Garden in a Metal Basket
Picture of a purple, blue and white flowers in a metal basket container garden. Page 27.
Elephant Ears Make Great Container Plants
Container gardening picture and plant information for elephant ears. Page 12.
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.
How Not to Kill Your Mums
Tips for helping mums survive all fall.
Cool and Easy Container In a Clementine Orange...
How to make a container garden in a Clementine Orange Box.
10 Tips for Successfully Growing Vegetables in...
10 Tips to Help You Get Started Growing Vegetables in Containers
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.
Hibiscus Flower Picture
Hibiscus flower picture of hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Painted Lady, Page 7.
What's the Difference between Indeterminate and...
What is the difference between determinate and indeterminate tomato plants?
Fertilizer 101--Feeding Your Container Gardens
How to use fertilizer for beautiful container gardens.
Pansy Bowl Container Garden
Pansy bowl container garden. Container Gardening. Page 24.
Arugula Flower Picture
Arugula is delicious and easy to grow. Page 2.
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.
Growing Fruit in Containers in Warm Climates
Suggestions for growing fruit in containers in the South.
Growing Gorgeous Dahlias in Pots
Intro to growing dahlias in pots.
Flowering Container Garden in an Old Basket
This container garden features pink flowers in a grey basket. Page 16.
7 Common Container Garden Pests and How to Get...
Container garden pests and what to do about them.
Stone Container Garden with Nasturtiums
Nasturtiums in large stone container garden. Page 11.
Small Rustic Basket Container Garden with...
Small rustic basket with fuchsia and oxalis or shamrock. Page 11.
Small Hanging Container Garden with Hens and...
Small hanging basket container garden filled with hens and chicks. Page 22.
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.
Pictures and Profiles of Great Container Plants...
Pictures and profiles of container plants and flowers
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.
How do I know when my plant has had enough water?
How to know how much water to add to your container
Coleus and Ivy in Strawberry Pot Container Garden
A strawberry pot makes a great container garden for coleus and English ivy. Page 18.
Great Container Plant For Shade - Fuchsia,...
Container gardening picture of fuchsia, 'Dark Eyes.'. Page 20.
Growing Radishes is Easy and Fast
This picture is of two varieties of radishes. Radishes are ridiculously easy to grow in containers.

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