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Great yet simple ideas for unique containers for container gardening

Container gardening is the best solution if you love gardening but have space restrictions. Yes, not all of us are fortunate enough to own big independent homes with a lot of outdoor space but the love most people have for gardening need not be thwarted due to this space restraint; yes, try container gardening and you will be pleasantly surprised at how well it can thrive!

Ideas for container gardening

If you are a beginner just trying to figure out how to grow your container garden you need not worry about not having good ideas of how to go about it; thanks to the internet, you can get plenty of great ideas from this source or you could even try your local library for books that can guide you. But best is to use your own ingenuity and come up with out of the box ideas for a unique container garden.

Simple yet awesome containers available in your own house or your attic

One need not necessarily spend a fortune on buying those smart, beautiful and glossy containers to get into container gardening; rummage through your attic, cellars, basement of your home or your garage; you will be surprised to see how many you can find that not only serve the purpose of containers but also look really unique and creative.

Did you ever think of trying your old kitchen pots and kettles made of iron or your old sinks and bathtubs for starting your container gardening? Yes, there are a lot more things like the rickety wheelbarrow that you were planning on throwing away, those old wash tubs, cookie jars, coal boxes and a host of other such things that are great ideas to start up your container garden.

Places where you can find such innovative and unique containers

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Willem Van Cotthem

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