Container Gardening

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DIY Custom Flower Box

You can buy a flower box at gardening centers, but it is just as easy to build one.

How to Keep Houseplants Alive When You're Traveling

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

18 Household Items to Use as a Planter

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

Turn a Log Into a Rustic Planter

Keep nature the focal point of your landscaping by turning a log into a container garden.

9 Plants Perfect for Hanging Baskets

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

Container Growing a Black-Eyed Susan: 3 Tips

Potting enables the plant to be mobile.

6 Steps For Growing Sage In A Container

Sage, like most herbs, can easily be grown in a container. Harvesting sage in a container is as simple as the container can be located where it is convenient. Follow these six steps to produce healthy and happy Sage plants.

Aquaponics: Using Air Stones

They add oxygen to your planting system.

Standard Dimensions of a Whiskey and Wine Barrel

Barrels have a lot of uses and a great aesthetic appeal. Learn about standard measurements for barrels to see how you might use them.

Growing a Magnolia in a Container

Grow a tree in a barrel and get more control over your plant's growth.

How to Line a Wooden Planter

Fortify your outdoor planter.

Growing Columbine Flowers in Containers

Columbine flowers are delicate yet hardy perennials.

Aquaponics: Optimizing the Grow Bed to Tank Ratio

Optimize this ratio for the best results.

Aquaponics: Good Grow Bed Media

Four growing media options for your aquaponics system.

Tips for Container Growing Your Forsythias

Forsythia forgives harsh pruning and low water.

Iris: Growing in a Container

Container irises are easy to propagate and care for.

Container Growing Your Poppies

Poppies are one of the easiest flowers to grow.

Growing Jade Plants in Containers

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

Growing Cucumbers in Containers

For pickles or salads, collect your harvest in just 5 steps.

How to Grow Swiss Chard in Containers

Swiss chard is a nutritious choice for your vegetable garden.

How to Drill a Hole in a Ceramic Pot

Turn any ceramic pot into an effective planter by drilling a drainage hole in the bottom.

The Best Containers for Small-Space Gardening

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

Container Gardens for the Beginning Green Thumb

Flex your green thumb with some container gardening.

The Difference Between Hydroponics and Aquaponics

Which soil-free method is right for you?

5 Varieties of Fruit to Grow in Containers (Indoors!)

No room outside? Grow your own fruit indoors!

Container Gardens for the Beginning Gardener

You have never had a flower garden before because you think you have a brown or a black thumb rather

Cool Weather Plants for Container Gardens

20 plants that will withstand the nip of fall.

Aquaponics System Kit vs Homemade

Buy it or build it, an aquaponics system cuts water use and food costs.

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.

Growing a Wisteria in a Container

Wisteria, a deciduous climbing vine, generally grows best when planted in the ground and sufficiently supported.

3 Steps for Growing Dill in Containers

Grow your own herbs, like dill, in a container for an easy time protecting them from too much sun or cold.

How to Cut a Wine Barrel in Half

Follow these steps to cut a wine barrel in half.

Hanging Plants From An Outdoor Gazebo

One of the simplest ways to decorate an outdoor gazebo is to use plants. Hanging plants add personality

Refurbishing An Old Barrel Planter

There is more than one way to convert an old wooden barrel into a planter. The barrel can be used whole,

5 Household Items You Can Reuse As A Planter

The local department store has many different type of planters available, but they are all obviously

Where To Place Planter Boxes

Planter boxes come in a variety of shapes and sizes, making them a customizable choice for designing

Removing Planter Boxes

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

Inventive Ideas For Planter Boxes

Planter boxes come in many style and sizes. They are manufactured using all sorts of materials, and can

Different Types Of Planter Boxes

There are two kinds of home planter boxes: the movable type and the permanent planter box. The permanent

How to Improve The Appearance Of Your Planter Boxes

Changing the appearance of your planter boxes can take many forms. You could add a piece of trim along

How To Make Garden Planters

There are many different types of garden planters, made with materials ranging from wood to plastic,

How To Clean Out Garden Planters

Properly maintained outdoor garden planters will keep your plants healthy and your yard looking nice. Types

Compare Garden Planters

As container gardening has become increasingly popular, the designs and styles of garden planters have

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 up.

Decorating Garden Planters

If your garden planters look like they need a little extra style, take some time to decorate them on