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: […]

Growing Tomatoes and Vegetables In Containers

Julie provides 10 tips that will help you to  grow tomatoes in containers. Container gardening allows you to grow this veggie on patios, balconies, rooftops, and in gardens with poor soil. As Julie says: “Growing tomatoes in pots levels the home garden playing field, bringing a crop of homegrown ‘maters within reach for almost anyone, regardless […]

Start a Simple Container Garden Early – YouTube

This is a great video by Stephen that discusses how to start a container garden early in the season. He saw the advantage of container gardening when he moved his figs and mini-grape plants fro the garage out into the sun. He over wintered these plants because they aren’t considered hardy in his growing zone. […]

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 […]