How to Plant Hanging Upside Down Tomatoes

Subscribe to the Small Garden Ideas Newsletter Here. Follow Small Garden Ideas on  Pinterest Here. Upside Down tomato planters are popular. DIY tutorials usually use 5 gallon buckets. As Zoe_Roses notes, these planters are usually pretty ugly. Here, she shares her tutorial for making upside down tomato planters in large Coco Baskets. You can hang them from a […]

How to Harvest Lettuce in a Container Garden

  In this short video, Mike demonstrates how he harvests lettuce from a container in his urban garden. One of the neat things about lettuce is that if you harvest it correctly, the plant continues to grow new lettuce leaves. Nice video! Click on the How to Harvest Lettuce in a Container Garden link below […]

How to Plant Lettuce in Containers

This is one of the better gardening videos I’ve seen. It features Christy Wilhelmi of Gardenerd. She has a very nice presentation style and knows her gardening. Christy explains the basics of planting lettuce in pots and containers: Pot selection Sunlight requirements Soil How to plant the lettuce Click on the How to Plant Lettuce […]

Container Gardening: The Best 16 Plants for Your Home Garden

Container gardening is a fun way to grow plants. However, some plants are easier to grow in containers. Dan has collected the best 16 plants for a home container garden. He describes each plant and includes helpful links and some great recipes. For example, basil is on his go-to list of best plants. He also […]

How to Grow Lots of Tomatoes Organically

Laurie provides step-by-step instructions on how to grow organic tomatoes for beginners. It’s a detailed article with a LOT of helpful photos. She discusses: Preparing the soil Buying or Growing the tomato plant When and how to plant To add supports or not Mulch Watering Weeding Harvesting Click on the How to Grow Lots of […]

How to Build a Potato Condo

A Potato Condo is a vertical gardening method that allows you grow potatoes in wooden boxes. It works best with late-season potatoes. You start with a bottom box, fill it partially with soil and plant seed potatoes. As the potatoes grow, you add on more boards to make the box higher. You then add more […]

Growing Potatoes in Containers [video]

This is a short, straight-forward video that demonstrates how to grow potatoes in large pots.

How to Grow Potatoes in Containers

Would you like to grow potatoes but don’t have a lot of garden space? You can do it! Potatoes grow well in containers. In this slideshow article, Kerry explains all of the steps in planting, growing watering and harvesting potatoes. She also explains sunlight requirements. You can allow a few potatoes that you have now […]

10 Tomatoes to Grow in Your Container Garden

Colleen often runs out of good garden spots for her tomato plants, so she ends up using containers. In this article, she shares 10 different tomato varieties that have worked well for her when planted in pots. Colleen admits to being obsessive about tomatoes. Her passion is clear as she discusses each variety. She covers […]

5 Tips for Growing Tomatoes in Containers

If you’re thinking of growing tomatoes in containers this summer, this is a really helpful article. Kerry shares her tips for improving your chances of successfully growing tomato plants in containers. She discusses the best containers to use, watering requirements, fertilizers, lighting needs, and how to plant the tomatoes. One of the tools that Kerry […]