Go organic in containers

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Organic container gardening for those avid gardeners who lack enough garden space

The term ‘organic’ has caught on in a big way and people are looking upon organic container gardening as a best solution to growing fresh organic vegetables in spite of having limited garden space. But before we look into ways of growing an organic container garden let us see the basics of container gardening and what is meant by organic gardening.

About container gardening

If you are an avid gardener but faced with a constraint for garden space what do you do? I am sure you would not give up but would try some other means of growing your own garden and here comes the perfect solution for your problem, container gardening.

Container gardening in a truly innovative method for growing a beautiful garden even in limited space; people have learnt that you can grow almost anything in containers. Container gardening is based on the same principles of growing potted plants but here you can grow not only ferns and flowers but can cultivate your own organic veggie container garden or a herb container garden for your kitchen.

Urbanisation has forced many of us to move from spacious farm lands to smaller homes or apartments with limited or virtually nil garden space. But the farmer in you craves to sow seeds and grow your own lovely garden and here comes the container gardening to your rescue.

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Published by

Willem Van Cotthem

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