Category: Container Gardening

DIY Succulent Container Garden

We’re making succulent container gardens, and you can too! Succulents have cast their spell over us! As soon as they showed up in our nursery greenhouse, we on the...

Herb Container Gardening with Drip Irrigation

The bountiful look and fragrance of containers of herbs make them popular with gardeners of all experience levels. Keep them handy to your kitchen door, next to the...

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...

How to Grow Meyer Lemons and Other Citrus Trees in Containers

Did you know you can grow citrus indoors no matter where you live? The easiest citrus to grow indoors is the Meyer lemon. Meyer lemons are prized for their sweet flavor,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...