10 Mini Melons to Grow In the City

With these small varieties, you can grow deliciously sweet summer melons without fearing they’ll take over your backyard.

Container Water Gardening 2

S. Scherer & Sons’ Bobby Scherer shows you which containers are best for your container water garden, and how to keep mosquitoes from invading your aquatic garden. If you’re having a hard time finding aquatic plants that are the right size for your containers, Scherer shows you how to make them fit.  

Container Garden Containers

Photo courtesy of Digital Vision/Martin Poole/Thinkstock One consideration when starting your container garden is using plastic pots. Excerpt from Urban Farming by Thomas J. Fox with permission from its publisher, Hobby Farm Press, an imprint of BowTie Press. Purchase Urban Farming here. There are three main considerations when choosing a container for your container garden. […]

7 Tips for Container Gardening

Courtesy iStockphoto/Thinkstock Five-gallon buckets work well for container gardens, and fill containers with a potting mix high in organic matter. Even if you don’t have a yard or access to a community-garden plot, you can still harvest a bounty of produce all your own. Planting a container garden is a great option for people who […]

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