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Container Gardens

DIY Bucket Container Garden for Your Yard

Planting in containers is a great way to grow everything from fruits and vegetables to flowers and exotic plants; and they’re perfect for a limited space, such as on a deck or patio. Watch this video to find out how to make an inexpensive container garden.

Winter Care For Outdoor Flower Containers

Cold weather’s coming, but that doesn’t mean gardening has to come to an end! While winter can be hard on containers and plants, there are steps you can take to protect them from the cold. Read on to find out how to keep your outdoor container plants happy and healthy this winter.

How to Force Spring Bulbs to Bloom Inside During Winter

One of the best ways to bring some color to the gray winter months is by forcing spring bulbs to bloom indoors. For most bulbs, the process begins in the fall, where they spend an “artificial winter” in your refrigerator. Read on to find out how to force your own potted spring bulbs to bloom indoors.

Colorful Ideas for Fall Flower Containers

With the arrival of fall, it’s time to think about some new flowers in your containers and planting beds. The cooler weather may limit your choices, but there are still plenty of plants and flowers to brighten up your porch or planter. Read on for some colorful ideas to enhance your fall flower containers.

Raised Bed Gardening FAQ

Raised bed gardens have a number of advantages over ground level planting and are perfect for both vegetables and flowers. Read on to find the answers to frequently asked questions about how to construct and plant a raised bed garden in your yard.

How to Start Seeds for Your Garden Indoors

Growing vegetables and flowers from seeds is less expensive, offer more variety, and gives maximum control over growing conditions and timing. Starting seeds indoors in late winter also gives gardeners a head start on spring planting. Read on to find out more.

Tips for Planting in Pots and Containers

Watch this video to find out how to keep soil from filtering out through the drainage holes in the bottom of pots, and the proper planting technique to use when planting in pots or other containers.

Using a Heating Pad to Help Propagate Plants

When propagating plants from cuttings, it’s important to keep the soil warm so they’ll grow. However, if the temperature becomes too high, it can encourage bacteria growth and disease. To prevent this from happening, place a heating pad under the container to warm the soil. Watch this video to find out more.