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 […]

9 Tips for Growing Container Trees

Courtesy Hemera/Thinkstock Just because your yard isn’t big enough to plant a sapling that will grow into a majestic tree (or you have no yard at all!), doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the fruits trees have to offer. Consider planting a tree in a container, and perhaps, keep it indoors if it […]

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3 Balcony Garden Essentials

Because space is limited in balcony gardens, find miniature varieties of your favorite plants.

Self-watering Container Blueprints

Download easy step-by-step instructions to build a self-watering container. Choose either the soil-wick or terry-cloth-wick model.