Category Archives: Container Gardening

Container Gardening Quick Tips

Here are several quick tips for creating a healthy basket or container garden this summer. They are quick and easy to use – so perfect for container gardening.

The first is to use an artificial soil composed mostly of peat moss. Good soils such as Fafard or Pro-Mix use perlite, peat, and other ingredients to produce a soil that will not compact over the summer. Real garden soil compacts and turns into concrete under the pressure of regular watering. And when it does, plant roots stop growing because they require good open spaces to move into and absorb nutrients.

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All-natural Gardening Superiority

To a lot of people, the foundation of organic gardening had been in the hippie movement. There is nothing mystical about employing natural substances that come from the earth, to plant your own garden. Ideally, the following paragraphs will reveal this to be true.

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Revealing The Ancient And Spiritual Art Of Bonsai

If you are planning to practice the art of bonsai care, then you would do well to get some valuable bonsai tree information. This ancient practice of miniaturizing trees is usually thought to have its origins in Japan, but records actually show that it was first practiced in China over 2000 years back. One or two centuries after the Chinese miniaturizing trees, the Japanese adopted the art form and then altered it to suit their own culture. That was when the art form became the bonsai that we know today.

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Designing a Container Garden

This is a guest article that I thought you might find helpful. Enjoy – and let me know in the comments whether or not you liked it.

When you first start to design your container garden, you need to establish whether you want to have an indoor or outdoor garden. Some think because you are going to start a container garden that you must be creating an indoor garden. However, this is not always the case. With container gardening, you can develop either an indoor or outdoor garden. Most plants will grow fine in a container.

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Container Garden Secrets of the Soil

I found this article very helpful in identifying the different types of soil to use in my container gardens. I think you’ll enjoy it, too.

You will probably hear gardeners talking about sandy soil or clay soil when deciding what sort of soil your plants will do best in. Have you ever wondered why there are so many different soils and what is the difference? Although it can sound quite complicated, it is rather simple and once you understand the basics, you can make and alter the soil for your containers to suit the plants you are growing. It is just like following the recipe for a cake mix but easier, you do not have to cook it!

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