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Pickled Nasturtium Seeds
Make good use of your Nasturtium green seeds and pickle them for the joy of using your own home-grown produce. Making these ‘poor-man’s-capers’ makes sense too. So easy to grow, so easy to harvest, so easy to use, they will make a good hostess gift too and it’s your container garden in action!
Up to a challenge of sorts? Got some patience, curiosity and some adventurous currency to spend in your container garden? Then spend it here by growing pineapples in pots. Let it be an annual event in your balcony garden as you grow new plants for a regular crop. Achievement in a container for sure!
Planning Your Container Garden
What do you want your container garden to do? What kind of gardener will you be? Frustrated because you need a plan and some ideas to get you going? Not sure how to start a container garden? Stalled and need to start again? This article will help you answer these questions with a self survey.
Plant Bulbs in Winter for Summer
Winter is the time to plant your summer-blooming container bulbs. You can easily keep them protected from freezing in a garage or basement (or outdoors in mild climates), and you´ll get a jump on the season. Here are some great summer bloomers to plant now!
Plant a Strawberry Tower
Strawberries grow very well in containers: they have shallow roots, are very adaptable, relatively hardy, and they look good, too! All that plus being able to harvest your very own ripe strawberries wherever you live makes them the ideal container plant.
Plant a Tree in a Pot
Artistry in a container could be a million and one things and it could be a tree. Trees are easy to grow, easy to care for, form good focal points, can offer fruit and beauty and calm and confidence, just ask anyone who is growing one already. Why not join them? Start planning now!
Plants for Bathrooms
Plants do a lot more than just beautify some indoor space, windowsill or corner … there has been a lot of research that proves quite clearly that surrounding ourselves indoors with plants and flowers, herbs and such bring a host of physical and mental health benefits to the fore.
Poppy. When you say the word and think flower what comes to mind? Airy friendly waving-in-the-breeze thoughts? Flanders fields and Remembrance day? A meadow that poets speaks of? Then your question may follow … but can I grow this delightful flower in a container? Of course you can! Here’s how.
Potting a Tree in a Container
Fruit and ornamental trees are a wonderful addition to your container garden. Here are step-by-step instructions for planting bare-root, burlapped, or container-grown trees, and for caring for your newly-planted tree.
Potting Soil Basics
The term potting soil is actually a misnomer! Good potting soil should contain very little soil.
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