Are you an expert in container gardening, or a fledgling beginner?
STOP! You're in the right place!
Either way, here you'll find useful gardening ideas, tips, and information that will make your soon-to-be or existing home gardening experience a delight.
You can also learn what flowers and plants do the best in which containers.
Get a refresher course on what gardening tools and gardening supplies free up more of your time. Learn about patio gardening, and other great locations for your beautiful displays. All of these ideas will lead to a more creative and successful flower gardening experience.
Never put tomato plants in containers or potted a tree? Stressed on just where to start? Don't worry! Why?
Because, from window boxes and hanging baskets, to exotic plants and herb gardens, we'll take this wonderful journey together. We'll discuss everything you need to do, and the pitfalls to avoid along the way.
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There are very few vegetables you cannot grow in pots or containers. No matter how small your space, you can find room to grow a delicious supplement to your regular groceries.
Use our tips on Growing Vegetables in Containers, and enjoy the fruits of your labors!
Find out how to grow:
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That ugly slab of gray concrete is about to get a brand new lease on life. Whether you choose to grow containers with food, or brilliant, fragrant flowers is up to you.
Our ideas for container gardening with flowers will brighten up your garden for the entire year!
Turn your patio space into a container herb garden, or plant bursting displays of flowers using our simple recipes.
We'll teach you all you need to know about patio gardening and other great locations for your beautiful displays. All leading to a more creative and successful flower gardening experience.
Make your garden even greener with these fun container gardening ideas.
We've found people who plant their herbs, flowers, veg and salad in old toys, junker cars, Wellington boots, even a broken doll's head.
We kid you not!
If you've used something fun as a planter, then please share your ideas, pictures and tips!
Miniature Fairy Garden Designs
Looking for a cute new way to get your children interested in container garden projects?
See our article on miniature Fairy Garden ideas to be inspired!
They're super-cute and easy to do, and yes, even boys will be enchanted (as long as you sell it the right way to them...).
The great news is, you don't need much to be a successful container gardener.
A few basic tools and supplies, some imagination, and the desire to learn a few skills, a little daily maintenance... and you're set!
Whatever you want to achieve from your box gardens, stop dreaming... we'll work together to make it a reality.
Get inspired. Top rated photos and design ideas, container gardening flower pictures, and lots of tips and techniques for making your design the best!
Read how newcomers and seasoned gardeners are constructing raised beds, and why raised bed vegetable gardening is on the rise.
to Grow Tomatoes the Fast, Fun, and Easy Way
Stumped on how to grow tomatoes successfully? Use these tried and true methods of container tomato gardening and watch your tomato plants flourish.
Here are the most important items you will need to start your Container Garden... and be successful.
Stop replacing your garden tools every couple of years, and buy the best. Wolf-Garten is a fantastic series of tools with interchangeable handles, so you can switch between long and short reach at will!
Garden Questions and Get Answers
Are you confused about any type of indoor or outdoor gardening method or just have organic gardening questions? Need advice on growing flowers, shrubs, or trees? Ask here and find the answers quickly!
Garden Designs That Can Inspire Beautiful Additions To Your Home And
With all Garden Designs, a key element can be the inclusion of Containers. View photos and techniques to learn what flowers and planters will serve this purpose the best.
Container Gardening Tips: The must have tips for getting all your container planting and designs done the proper way.
Pictures and Videos
Need gardening ideas? Container Gardening Flower Pictures and Videos show all types of flowers, in all types of containers. Inspiration is what you'll find here.
Systems: Free Hydroponics Plans
Hydroponic System: Wondering, how does hydroponics work? We'll tell you. You can view the best systems available and even learn home made hydroponics.
Terrarium Is a Miniature Ecosystem
A mini ecosystem through a Terrarium is another form of Container Gardening will discuss. Whether it's indoors or out, you can enjoy Terrariums year-round.
Guides For Annuals
Find the best choices for your Container Garden. Browse the suggestions in the Plant Guides Index along with planting info in the Plant Care Guides.
Guide for Perennials, Plus Flower Finder
This Flower Guide for Perennials will help narrow your search by using our plant locator and plant care guides.
Wintersowing: Find the best gardening method to rid the winter-time blues. Learn how Winter Seed Sowing can provide numerous amounts of seedlings for your home and garden weeks sooner than traditional methods.
Gardens: Grow Herbs and Vegetables Indoors
Shows the best way to build a terrarium, grow cactus house plants, an indoor vegetable garden, and herb gardening tips.
Indoor Gardening Tips explaining growing techniques, indoor plant pests, house plant food, with lots of house plant pictures to get inspired by.
Plants Bring Life To The Indoors
Bringing the outdoors in can be accomplished easily with House Plants. With most species needing minimal care, rest assured there's an Indoor Plant just right for you.
Plant Care and Common House Plants
Indoor House Plant: Must know information to make sure your indoor flowers thrive. Plus, care and tips for everthing from flowering house plants to cactus house plants.
Our interview page is dedicated to gleaning from the wisdom of those who have gone before us. Their writing, photography, tips and techniques are huge resources for us. Read through their wonderful ideas!
Alerts! Diggin' A Little Deeper
The e-zine for lovers of Container Gardens, or those who'd love to learn more about them... and about this wonderful form of gardening.
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More and more of us live in cities. Our jobs tend to "uproot" and move, and that means our families must move with them. Space in suburbs and city centers is at a premium.
At the same time, the growing awareness of industrial farming practices, and what might be in the food we're feeding to ourselves and our children, has created the burning desire within a new generation to grow our own fruit, vegetables and herbs.
This is the 'perfect storm' behind the huge growth in this fun form of gardening. Ideas of planting a few pots of herbs, or a tomato plant or two, soon grow into more ambitious plans.
Before long, you're building containers to cover up your useless lawn space, and harvesting dozens of varieties of peppers, artichokes, carrots, salad, greens, onions, and delicious fresh herbs (try going back to those tasteless dried flakes in the jars after cutting your own mint or rosemary!).
Throw in some flowers, and a previously dead space can suddenly bloom into a brilliant, productive miniature garden, on your patio, porch, lawn... even your rooftop!
It's the Container Gardening For You spring contest! Send a photo and a container gardening tip for your chance to win an Amazon gift card. Read the rules here.
Want to learn how to grow basil? Container Gardening For You shares tips on basil varieties, planting, growing and harvesting basil, and how to dry basil to preserve it.
Want to learn all about growing cilantro? Container Gardening For You shares tips on how to plant, grow and harvest cilantro (coriander), one of the trickier herbs to nurture.
Want to learn how to grow ginger root? Container Gardening For You shares tips on how to plant, grow and harvest ginger, and enjoy the health benefits of ginger root at home.
Container Gardening For You presents an easy guide to screening off ugly areas of your garden. We had a nasty-looking compost pile and wanted to make that area of the garden look better. See how we did it in under an hour and for less than $75.
Container Gardening For You presents an easy guide to common tomato plant problems. Learn how to deal with hornworm and other bugs and pests, and tomato plant diseases.
Our guide to the best tomato varieties for a container tomato garden includes pictures of the fruit, and links to places you can buy their seeds online.
Winter Sowing Family Project 2013 What is winter sowing? That was my first reaction when I stumbled upon a pin on Pinterest this past November. The photo
With all Container Garden Designs, it's hard to know how to remake them. View stunning design photos, and read container garden recipes to learn how to make them yourself at home.
Need to enhance your garden, or improve your patio design? These container garden photos link to enlargements identifying every plant, so you can copy the displays!
Though tomatoes are 'easy' to grow, you can still improve your output. But which is better, chemical fertilizer vs organic fertilizer? Follow our ABC tomato fertilizer recommendations.
Container Vegetable Gardening: Tomato = A, Pepper = B, Cucumber = C If you have limited garden space, but want to grow your own vegetables, then container
Looking for Container Gardening Pictures? Browse our garden photo gallery. Each photo links to a full recipe, with care ideas.
Container Garden Pictures: Strawberry = A, Mint = B, Rosemary = C, Parsley = D You can create your own small kitchen garden in a corner of your patio
Container Gardening Flowers: Alyssum, Ageratum Image used under a Creative Commons licence with the kind permission of Joana Roja and Flickr Alyssum
If you have not had time to check out BBC Gardening yet, then take a moment to add it to your favorites list.
The BBC is a class-leading media organization, funded by British taxpayers. Its gardening website is LOADED with excellent info. Well worth a visit.
Marigolds: Plant Them in Spring Planting marigolds in the spring can insure their flowering! It's the perfect time. Related topics: Sacrificial planting
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then pictures of flowers must be worth a million Dollars! Get inspired with our easy-to-follow container garden recipes for breathtaking floral displays.
Want to learn how to grow broccoli? Container Gardening For You shares tips on how to plant, grow and harvest broccoli, either indoors or outside.
Start a beautiful miniature Fairy Garden in your house, on your patio, rooftop, or rock garden. These Fairy Flower Garden supplies, plants, kits and ideas will delight you and your family!
These really fun and clever container gardening ideas may inspire you not to throw away or recycle things just yet... Ideas for container gardening with unwanted household items!
Some of the techniques for tomato plant care can be confusing. Learn the easiest and most effective ways to solve your tomato plant problems.
Garden Interview Allan Becker Garden Guru. Gain important tips and wisdom from an interview with a perennial garden designer. Even find his suggestions for easy to grow perennials.
Want to learn how to grow Brussel sprouts? Container Gardening For You shows all the steps you'll need to begin growing Brussels sprouts in containers on your lawn, patio, rooftop or balcony.
Find out why Wolf Garden Tools are the best in the world! We review and rate these incredible gardener's friends.