66 Things You Can Grow At Home: In Containers, Without a Garden

This is a terrific article that has a starter list of 66 plants you can grow in containers. You can click on any link to get more information. The list includes: Fruit Trees Citrus Fruits Tropical Fruits Some Surprise plants Veggies Melons Herbs Root Vegetables Other Healthy Veggies Click on the 66 Things You Can […]

How To Grow & Care for Parsley In Containers

If you like to use parsley in your cooking, you can grow it all year long in pots. This post shares everything you need to know. It begins: “Even if you don’t have space, you can grow parsley (year round) in pots. It’s easy if you know how to care for it… Growing parsley in […]

How to Make an Upcycled Suitcase Planter with Gas Pipe Legs

Stephanie shares a post by Tara that explains how to make an upcycled suitcase planter with gas pipe legs. It’s both a container garden and a raised bed garden. Stephanie begins: “Imagine that great vintage suitcase you’ve been meaning to do something with spilling over with blooms all summer long. This upcycled suitcase planter is […]

Make a Wine Box Herb Garden Fit for a Connoisseur

I loved this idea for a creative herb garden planter by Stephanie Rose. She begins: “A beautiful mix of aromatic herbs planted in a wooden wine box makes for a perfect small-space kitchen garden for those who love to cook and entertain. A wood wine shipping crate is just the right shape and size to […]

How To Grow Carrots In Pots

As this post begins: “Growing carrots in containers is easy and you can get a decent harvest of this sweet and crispy vegetable even if you don’t have a garden!” You don’t need an outdoor garden or a lot of space to crow carrots this summer. This post shares everything you need to know to […]

Growing 5 Best Heirloom Tomatoes In Pots

There’s nothing that tastes better than a sun-warmed tomato fresh from the garden. The good news for people with small garden areas including balconies, patios, and urban gardens is that you can grow full-size heirloom tomatoes in containers! This post by Tina explains everything you need to know. Tina begins: “If you don’t have space for […]

10 Tips to Start a Balcony Flower Garden

This post is filled with great tips on starting a balcony garden. There are also some beautiful photographs. How to start your garden 3 Important Factors Picking the Right Plants What to Avoid Colors Pots + More! Click on the 10 Tips to Start a Balcony Flower Garden link to see some excellent small space gardening tip. […]

8 Of The Best Berries To Grow In Containers

This is a very helpful post on selecting the best berries to grown in containers on your balcony (or patio or roof top).  You’ll find: Recommended Berry Growing Zone Planting information Helpful Links Great photographs To see all of the different berries you can grow on your balcony, click on the 8 Of The Best Berries […]

How to Grow Peppers in Containers

From the Penn State Extension on growing peppers in containers: “Peppers are probably the #3 container vegetable that interests gardeners after herbs and tomatoes. This fact sheet coupled with the advice in “Growing Great Container Vegetables #1: General Recommendations”, should get you on the path to success. Based on our trials programs in 2008 thru […]

Your Guide to Growing Lettuce in Containers 

Rhonda introduces this post with: “For years I struggled with how and when to grow lettuce. So, I decided to try growing lettuce in containers. For three years now, we’ve enjoyed more lettuce than I could have ever imagined. Growing lettuce in containers makes it easy to weed, control disease and harvest seeds.” Rhonda goes on to discuss: […]