Container Gardening 101 – An Introduction to Container Gardening (

Always wanted to make a beautiful container garden but didn’t know where to start? We’ll show you what to plant and how. The possibilities are limitless—all you need is some imagination and the desire to play in the dirt.

13 Ways to Get More Bang for Your Container Gardening Buck

You don’t have to spend a lot of money to have fabulous containers. Here are 13 ways to cut container gardening costs without sacrificing quality.

Starting Container Garden Seeds Indoors – 11 Common Mistakes

Starting container garden seeds indoors isn’t hard, it’s keeping them alive that can be challenging. You can save a lot of money by starting seeds, but only if they live. Avoiding these common mistakes will greatly increase your odds for success.

Before You Make Your First Container Garden

Ok, before you make a container garden there are really only four things you need, a container, plants, soil and water. It can be that simple, however, things can get a little more complicated when you’re talking about keeping your plants alive and your container gardens thriving and looking their best. Here are some articles that might be helpful before you plant your first container gardens

Five Hard to Kill Flowering Container Plants for Sun

Have a sunny spot on your patio, deck or porch? Need an accent for a bright spot in your garden? These five plants are hard to kill and will thrive in containers in full sun. They are also lovely and common enough to possibly find in your supermarket. However, just because they’re common doesn’t mean you can’t make them look spectacular with the right container.

10 Common Mistakes in Container Gardening

Avoid ten common container gardening mistakes.

Published by

Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.