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Container Gardening With Strawberry Pots

This is a guest article that I found particularly helpful. That’s why I’m sharing it with you.

One of my favorite commercial containers is the strawberry pot. Here is a container with the capability to hold several different types of herbs, flowers or strawberries, for that matter, all in one location. As a herb pot, it can be brought inside when the weather turns cold to continue supplying fresh culinary ingredients.

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Vegetable Garden Container Bible

We all need guidebooks. And particularly when it comes to container gardening. We can never know too much! That’s why the Vegetable Garden Container Bible is worth its weight in gold.

Where most gardening books refer to larger, backyard gardens (that involve back-breaking work, in my opinion), this one talks exclusively about how to grow your favorite vegetables in containers, year round.

If you’re looking for a guidebook, take a look at The Vegetable Gardener’s Container Bible: How to Grow a Bounty of Food in Pots, Tubs, and Other Containers

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Earthbox Mini Garden

Imagine looking over and seeing this lovely garden on your kitchen or entry wall. Or maybe even your patio wall, when it’s warm enough!

I’ve had this type of mini garden on my back fence during warm weather for years, albeit in plastic bags. That’s why I was so excited about finding this more durable, all-season Terracotta EarthBox Mini Garden.

Just think – you could plant flowers as they show in the illustration. But what if you planted herbs? Or miniature vegetables? It’s really quite intriguing when you think about what you could do with this.

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Container Gardening Tomatoes

If you love tomatoes and enjoy eating them year-round, you’ll enjoy growing container gardening tomatoes. And this upside-down container makes it even more fun!

In fact, I was amazed at all the different uses people have for this container. It’s not just for tomatoes any more! Click on the link and check out the various customer photos they have uploaded. You’ll be as intrigued with this as I am.

And wouldn’t it be nice to have some fresh tomatoes from your “garden” in January?

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Container Gardening Tips To Start

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Container gardening means growing plants or even vegetables in containers instead of the earth. Think of the possibilities!  And here are some container gardening tips to get you started.

You can cover your apartment, your balcony and anywhere you want with the colour and vibrancy that only living plants can bring. You can spend some very pleasant time tending your garden, without the need to weed, haul out the lawn mower or prune the rose bushes. Container gardening can be thought of as gardening without the need for big spaces.

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