This is the coolest gardening site - on the Gardeners Supply Company website you can design your own garden beds by clicking and dragging the plants you want, where you want them. Then you can print your planting map w/ very detailed planting directions.
"Planting a vegetable garden in pots - Place raw uncracked egg in bottom. As it decomposes, it naturally fertilizes your mini- veg garden. Do outside of course!" And be sure that your pots are protected from raccoons.
Here are 6 simple steps to get your container garden started. Transplant instead of seeds Don’t skimp on the potting mix Choose the correct pot Plants like to eat too Provide plenty of sunshine Water on a regular basis What to grow in containers.
Creative Container Gardens - Lettuce, Violas and Mums - Don’t ignore edibles when selecting your planting materials. Different varieties of lettuce have beautiful color and texture. Here, several leafy edibles mix with violas and mums.
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Winter-Sowing Winter-sowing is an outdoor method of seed germination which requires just two things: miniature greenhouses (made from recycled milk jugs) and Mother Nature. You can winter-sow your way to a beautiful garden, too…for pennies.