Container Gardening

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garden with raised vegetable beds
How to Garden Vegetables in Raised Beds

These classic containers are both handsome and effective.

strawberry plants with flowers in a hydroponic pipe system
How to Set Up a Hydroponic Garden

Indoor water gardens can grow healthy produce all year long.

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8 Indoor Plants with Beautiful Flowers

Let these lovely blooms liven up your spaces.

7 of the Best Grow Lights for Indoor Plants

Support your indoor greenery rain or shine.

bright, colorful Bromeliad flowers
10 Houseplants that Need Hardly Any Water

If you forget for a few days, these hardy guys will be ok.

A baby pineapple growing on a stalk.
5 Varieties of Fruit to Grow in Containers (Indoors!)

No room outside? Grow your own fruit indoors!

A hanging basket planter against a wood pallet and a white painted brick wall.
The Best Containers for Small-Space Gardening

Add greenery to the tightest of living spaces with these 5 planter ideas.

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Growing Lemon Balm in Containers

Lemon balm is an aromatic member of the mint family.

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Growing Sycamore Trees in Containers

One of the more stately deciduous trees, Sycamore trees, will provide you with a lot of character.

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Making Your Square Foot Gardening Grids

The whole benefit of square foot gardening arises from the use of a rigid grid to divide the garden.

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Growing a Caladium in a Container

Caladium plants have large heart-shaped leaves.

Yellow forsythia
Tips for Container Growing Your Forsythias

Forsythia forgives harsh pruning and low water.

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Removing Planter Boxes

Occasionally, planter boxes will be in the way of some new project and will need to be removed.

A patio with plants and a couple colorful hanging garden baskets.
9 Plants Perfect for Hanging Baskets

No patio, deck, or pergola is complete without a few hanging plants.

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How to Use a Wheelbarrow as a Planter

There's no reason to buy new when you can upcycle old.

A dwarf citrus tree in a container.
Container Gardens for the Beginning Green Thumb

Flex your green thumb with some container gardening.

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Growing a Foxglove in a Container

Foxglove is a beautiful biennial plant that produces colorful, bell shaped flowers in its second year.

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How to Add Casters to Your Wine Barrel Planter

An old wine barrel makes a charming and unique planter for both flowers and vegetables.

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Container Growing Dutch Iris Bulbs

Planting Dutch iris bulbs in containers is an easy way to create a beautiful mobile flower garden.

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Growing Asters in Containers: 6 Tips

Asters can thrive as container plants if given the proper care and maintenance.

A planter.
Where, When, and How to Seal Outdoor Planters

Take the weather into consideration.

A grouping on cacti and succulents against a white background.
How to Keep Houseplants Alive When You're Traveling

Eliminate the worry over your houseplants while you’re away by following these simple tips.

A rustic log planter with pink, purple, and white flowers in it.
Turn a Log Into a Rustic Planter

You can turn a log into a container garden.

Quince.
Flowering Quince Container Growing Tips

Flowering quince is often referred to as the Pink Lady.

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Container Growing a Black-Eyed Susan: 3 Tips

Potting enables the plant to be mobile.

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Add Drainage Holes to Your Wine Barrel Planter

You’re creating a wine barrel planter and now you need to know how to add the drainage holes.

aquaponics system growing lettuce
Building a Solar Powered Pump for an Aquaponics System

Reduce reliance and expense of the electrical grid.

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Growing Impatiens in Containers: 3 Steps

Impatiens is one of the most popular species of flowering plants in the world.

Orange Marigolds.
Container Growing a Marigold

Marigolds are cheerful, colorful flowers.

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How to Grow a Canna Lily in a Container

Canna lilies are most easily grown from their bulbs. The canna lily creates exotic trumpet-shaped blooms.

Window box filled with colorful flowers
Attach a Window Box in 4 Steps

Brighten up a dull space with flowers.

A pink teacup with succulents planted in it.
18 Household Items to Use as a Planter

Upcycle these items from around the house to keep your gardening budget down!

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Growing Catfish with Aquaponics

Aquaponics farmers often move on to Catfish after Tilapia.

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How to Grow a Peach Tree in a Container

A peach tree will benefit from being grown in a container since it produces flowers as early as March.

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Tips for Growing Weigela in a Container

Weigela is an easy care shrub that will brighten up any garden and attract butterflies.

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4 Steps to Growing Cosmos in Containers

Derived from the Greek word for beautiful, Cosmos are one of the prettiest and easiest flowers to grow.

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How to do Aquaponics without Electricity

Aquaponics can be done without electricity if one can manually remove the water.

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What Equipment You Need for an Aquaponics System

An aquaponics system is a marriage of plants and aquatic animals in a recirculating environment.

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Container Growing a Ginkgo Tree

The ginkgo tree, or Ginkgo Biloba, is one of the longest-living trees in the world.

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How to Grow a Chestnut Tree in a Container

The chestnut tree is a valuable source of timber and food. Roasted chestnuts make a holiday snack.

Two winter squash sitting on a wood surface.
How to Grow Squash in Containers

Get the home-grown squash you want without having to prepare and tend an outdoor garden all year round.

coleus with green and red leaves in a pot outside by grass
Planting a Coleus in a Container

They're sturdy, lovely, and happy in containers or gardens.

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Container Growing A Begonia

There are more than 2,000 different species of begonias with a wide variety of shapes and colors.

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Iris: Growing in a Container

Container irises are easy to propagate and care for.

a jade plant
Growing Jade Plants in Containers

With the right pot and growing conditions, jade can thrive.