If you are new to gardening, start a garden and grow something for your family to eat. In this garden: three types of tomatoes, celery, broccoli, onions, basil, cilantro, bell peppers, green beans and cucmbers. blog about this unique new way to garden on link with lots of pictures and how to.
Fill pot with 2" of soil then place one uncracked raw egg in the pot. As it decomposes, it will serve as a natural fertilizer.