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Asparagus in Containers
Can you grow Asparagus in a pot? Well some would not want to even try but it is possible with the right approach, conditions and a lot of patience. Will the effort and results be worthwhile? I say yes and there are many who have had much success. See what you think and add this to your bucket list!
Cantaloupes in Containers
Have you chosen to not grow vine crops in containers, thinking they will not be healthy, or there will not be enough room for the vines to grow? Cantaloupe can be an excellent choice for your container garden. Here are tips and tricks for growing sweet, juicy, bountiful container cantaloupe.
Décor theme ideas
Your flowers, containers, plants and edibles offer so much in your container garden – why not enhance their environment with other decoratives like tuned wind chimes or music or yard art or statuary? Maybe this will get your creativity going - once you start, so does the fun and you may need brakes!
Earthworms in Containers.
Earthworms and healthy soil are like bread and butter or bacon and eggs – okay apart but a winning combination when said and acted upon together. With earthworms in your containers you'll certainly notice the difference in yields. Introduce some to your pots soon – you will be pleased you did!
Fertilizers and Compost Tea
Because your plants have limited space for their roots to collect nutrients, they need extra care when it comes to feeding and disease prevention. Here is a recipe for an excellent liquid brew which you can use for amazing results!
Harvesting in Time
What is the best thing for you about growing your own flowers and vegetable and herbs and other edibles? The journey is the thing but so is the destination – and often when we reach where we are going to, we neglect to do what it is we came to do! The best time to harvest is not always apparent!
Hydrangeas in Containers
Hydrangeas are wonderful flowering shrubs for growing in containers: they are fairly hardy, and with proper care they reward you with beautiful clouds of flowers from summer through fall. Here are tips for growing beautiful container hydrangeas in almost any climate.
Iris - Divide and Plant
Did your Bearded Iris not bloom well this year, or not bloom at all? Are your iris plants so crowded that it looks like the rhizomes are trying to crawl out of their container? Then it’s time to divide and replant. Here are step-by-step instructions for reviving your iris.
Ornamental Tree Choices
A wide variety of trees can be successfully grown in containers, not just the dwarf varieties that normally come to mind. So don't hold back! Here are some tips on how to choose a tree for your container garden.
Palm Trees in Pots
They are graceful, can be elegant and just speak of charming times! Now which plant can do that? A Palm of course … and there are many styles; varieties and shapes to choose from. Why not think about a palm for your balcony space – they grow readily in containers, are easy to care for. Ah ... yes!
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