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Container gardening is a popular gardening technique where you grow flowers and vegetables in pots and planters rather than in the ground.
One of the biggest benefits of container gardening is that you can grow in places you normally wouldn’t be able to grow anything. Spaces like your deck, front porch, balcony, patio, or even on the driveway if that’s the only sunny spot that you have.
Growing plants in pots is also the perfect solution if you’re dealing with poor quality garden soil, or a yard with limited space.
Plus container gardening makes pest, disease, and weed control much easier, and helps to conserve water as well. It also makes fertilizing a cinch, because you can give each plant the exact nutrients it needs to grow its best.
How Do You Start A Container Garden?
If you want to learn all about container gardening then you're in the right place. Start by reading about container flower garden design for beginners. That will give you tons of tips and ideas to start you off on the right foot.
Using the correct type of potting soil is also very important for success. So you'll also want to learn how to choose the best potting soil for containers.
What Are The Best Plants To Grow In Containers?
When it comes time for planting, there are tons of wonderful options for container plants on the market these days. If you're looking to grow food in pots, then start by reading my list of the best vegetables for container gardening.
This section is all about growing plants in pots, planters, and containers outdoors. But, since indoor plants are also grown in pots, you may want to learn more about growing houseplants.
Oh, and we also talk a lot about growing plants in vertical containers, so you may want to learn more about vertical gardening too.
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