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6 Tips for Growing Vegetables and Herbs in Containers | FamilyCorner.com®

This site is AWESOME. Photo gallery of containers with instructions to plant and description of flower.

Remember for Spring ~ Add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to a gallon of water and spray your lawn for a lusher, greener lawn. Epsom salt is loaded with magnesium!

Grow carrots in a 2 liter soda bottle. I think my kids would love this! They could watch the roots & tops grow at the same time.

For gorgeous containers, use the Thriller/Spiller/Filler method.

New Dawn climbing roses soft pink flowers bloom all summer

Indoor Tulips . . . Step 1 - Fill a glass container about 1/3 of the way with glass marbles or decorative rocks... Step 2 - Set the tulip bulb on top of the marbles or stones; pointed end UP. Add a few more marbles or rocks so that the tulip bulb is surrounded but not covered (think support). . .Step 3 - Pour fresh water into the container. The water shouldn't touch the bulb, but it should be very close, so that the roots will grow in and vola tulips inside! image courtesy of Jan Timmons.

A trio of mosquito repelling potted plants. Perfect for the back deck.

A website that plans your garden FOR YOU! You tell it where you live, it tells you what to plant and when, designs your garden for you, and gives you daily reminders of what to do.

Potted plant topiaries. I want to try this

Tiered planter

Herb Garden

Hostas...look pretty in the containers!