Container Gardening

Growing Blueberries in Containers

Growing Blueberries in Containers

That’s a boon for small-space gardeners—and it’s fun to have the berries to pick at the outdoor breakfast table even when you have a blueberry hedge elsewhere in your yard. Blueberries are at the top of the health-boosting hit parade and they’re...

Growing Peppers 101

Growing Peppers 101

Peppers are a wonderful addition to the garden and can be grown in containers on decks or balconies as long as they have sufficient light and nutrients. There are so many varieties, flavors and colors to choose from - sweet to spicy,...

Root Pruning for Container Plants

Root Pruning for Container Plants

When you grow a plant in a container, be it a tomato for transplanting, a dwarf tree, or anything in between, their roots will continue to grow even when the top has reached its full size. Over time, they will begin to...

Urban Gardening Without a Yard

Urban Gardening Without a Yard

The new methods being developed for urban farming are great for gardeners looking to be more efficient with their use of space, but usually this refers to maximizing space in small yards for raising veggies, chickens or even small livestock. These space-saving...

No Garden? No Problem! Grow Microgreens

No Garden? No Problem! Grow Microgreens

It’s dark and cold outside. You’re either looking across a dormant garden or out at a concrete jungle. You day dream about what you’d grow if you had a bit of earth; healthy, nutritious things. No offense to the spider plant and...

Organic House Plant Care & Pest Control

Organic House Plant Care & Pest Control

It’s really quite simple to apply your “outdoor” organic gardening knowledge to your house plants. Who doesn’t want a lush mass of greenery inside during the winter months? When the seasons shift, many house plants can head outside with you to enoy...

How to Plant a Bulb Garden in One Container

How to Plant a Bulb Garden in One Container

We can’t all go to the Netherlands in the springtime, but we can create smaller versions of the famous Dutch bulb gardens—even in one container! Layer different bulbs in one container, with the larger bulbs lower and the smaller bulbs higher. Here’s...

How to Use Manure to Turn a Cold Frame into a Hotbed

How to Use Manure to Turn a Cold Frame into a Hotbed

Horse manure will raise the temperature in a cold frame, and our automatic vent openers will keep the cold frame from over-heating. Cold frames are heated by the sun. As soon as you add another heat source (via manure or electricity) the...

Gardening Tools

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