Tag Archives: container gardening
17 Jan '13
Small space container gardening recipes that are easy to make and taste great.
Fruit Mint Salad
- 1/4 cup orange juice concentrate, defrosted
- 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
- 1/2 tbsp sugar
- 1/2 tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 tsp grated orange peel
- Whisk together, cover and chill for one hour
18 Dec '12
How to Create a Successful Shade Garden
Perhaps when you were landscaping your yard you wanted to create a lot of shade to offset hot summer days. Now that your trees are mature and providing that much-needed shade, you might not know what your options are for planting flowers or a vegetable garden in the shade. Is container gardening in the shade an option for vegetables? Can a flower garden grow in the shade? The answer to both of these questions is yes. A container garden, whether planted with flowers or vegetables, can be successful in the shade if you take some time to learn what to plant and what containers to use. (more…)
14 Aug '12
Have a Small Space? Grow a Garden with These Container Garden Ideas!
If you are limited by space, location or back/knee pain, then you’re probably looking for some creative container garden ideas. Consider growing vegetables and flowers in containers on your patio, balcony, rooftop or in a window, as each will provide an excellent space for productive mini gardens. Diseased plants, pests and poor soil conditions are easily overcome when you garden in a container. (more…)