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.

Growing a Magnolia in a Container

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

How to Cut a Wine Barrel in Half

Follow these steps to cut a wine barrel in half.

Aquaponics: Good Grow Bed Media

Four growing media options for your aquaponics system.

How an Aquaponics Biofilter Works

Figure out what so many gardeners keep talking about.

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 Grow a Spruce Tree in a Container

A spruce tree can make an excellent addition to your landscaping or patio.

Container Growing a Juniper Tree

Follow these easy steps to successfully grow a juniper tree or shrub in a pot or planter.

How to Grow a Holly Tree in a Container

Growing a holly tree in a container can challenging. Here's what you need to know.

Growing Delphinium In Containers

Even though delphinium plants are more suited to being planted in gardens, it is not impossible to grow

How to Grow Phlox in a Container

Phlox is a beautiful groundcover perennial that spreads rapidly and can grow to be 6 to 8 inches tall.

Container Growing for a Yucca Plant

When growing yucca in a container, make sure to give it proper care.

Container Growing Azalea Flowers

Raise these difficult plants the easy way.

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 Difference Between Hydroponics and Aquaponics

Which soil-free method is right for you?

Growing a Wisteria in a Container

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

Growing Rice with Aquaponics

All you need to know for growing rice without any soil.

Aquaponics: Matching Fish with Plants

While creating an aquaponics set up from scratch may seem daunting, it is actually not as challenging as some would lead you to believe.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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