Container Gardening


Young cucumber plant in a hydroponic drip irrigation system. Young cucumber plant in a hydroponic drip irrigation system. Young cucumber plant in a hydroponic drip irrigation system. Young cucumber plant in a hydroponic drip irrigation system.


With the majority of commercial hydroponic crops grown using drip irrigation, indoor gardeners have long adapted this solution delivery...

Small plant in a container being watered. Small plant in a container being watered. Small plant in a container being watered. Small plant in a container being watered.


A popular gardening myth out there goes a little something like this: “Add a layer of gravel or other coarse material in the bottom of...

A single plant in soil being watered in the sunlight. A single plant in soil being watered in the sunlight. A single plant in soil being watered in the sunlight. A single plant in soil being watered in the sunlight.


True or false? Watering plants on a hot sunny day will scorch their leaves. Read on to find out!

Amazing Aloe: Grow Your Own and Beat the Burn Amazing Aloe: Grow Your Own and Beat the Burn Amazing Aloe: Grow Your Own and Beat the Burn Amazing Aloe: Grow Your Own and Beat the Burn


Aloe vera plants make a lush addition to your garden, even if you don’t plan to break off a leaf or two.

Build the Best Organic Soil for Your Growroom Build the Best Organic Soil for Your Growroom Build the Best Organic Soil for Your Growroom Build the Best Organic Soil for Your Growroom


Of the gardening styles, one of the lowest maintenance ways to garden is to use rich, organic soil for your medium. If you build your soil...

Size Matters: Choosing Pots for Your Container Garden Size Matters: Choosing Pots for Your Container Garden Size Matters: Choosing Pots for Your Container Garden Size Matters: Choosing Pots for Your Container Garden


Container gardening is a tried and tested method of gardening that has several advantages over other methods, including increased mobility,...

Why More Growers are Switching to Fabric Pots Why More Growers are Switching to Fabric Pots Why More Growers are Switching to Fabric Pots Why More Growers are Switching to Fabric Pots


Container gardening is not a new concept, but the types of containers that offer the ability to produce unprecedented amounts of food are...

5 Growing Mediums and Their Benefits 5 Growing Mediums and Their Benefits 5 Growing Mediums and Their Benefits 5 Growing Mediums and Their Benefits


You've decided to grow something, but have you thought about what you're going to grow it in? Today, we look at 5 different options, and...

How Office Workers Can Benefit from Having a Garden On Site How Office Workers Can Benefit from Having a Garden On Site How Office Workers Can Benefit from Having a Garden On Site How Office Workers Can Benefit from Having a Garden On Site


Aside from producing healthy grub, the act of growing offers some major health boons. So, why not bring your garden to the office and...

Tips for Starting a Windowsill Garden Tips for Starting a Windowsill Garden Tips for Starting a Windowsill Garden Tips for Starting a Windowsill Garden


Though limited in size and variety, windowsill gardens still provide the satisfaction of growing your own food during the cold winter...

Moving Plants Inside for the Winter: What You Need to Know Moving Plants Inside for the Winter: What You Need to Know Moving Plants Inside for the Winter: What You Need to Know Moving Plants Inside for the Winter: What You Need to Know


Just because mornings are becoming frosty doesn’t mean your gardening season is over.

Want To Go From Hydroponics To Soil? Here's a Quick Guide Want To Go From Hydroponics To Soil? Here's a Quick Guide Want To Go From Hydroponics To Soil? Here's a Quick Guide Want To Go From Hydroponics To Soil? Here's a Quick Guide


There are many reasons why cultivators might transplant their plants from hydroponic systems into soil. Here's how to go about it.

A Quick Guide to Growing Plants in Coco Coir A Quick Guide to Growing Plants in Coco Coir A Quick Guide to Growing Plants in Coco Coir A Quick Guide to Growing Plants in Coco Coir


Coir is commonly used in hydroponic media. Here’s a bit more about where it comes from and how to use it in your garden.

5 of the Easiest Crops to Grow in Small Spaces 5 of the Easiest Crops to Grow in Small Spaces 5 of the Easiest Crops to Grow in Small Spaces 5 of the Easiest Crops to Grow in Small Spaces


Here's how to grow your own private garden no matter where you live. Start off by choosing the most suitable edible plants that can be...

Top Growing Media Options for Containers Top Growing Media Options for Containers Top Growing Media Options for Containers Top Growing Media Options for Containers


The two most common types of growing media used for containers are potting soils and hydroponic media, but there are plenty of alternatives.

Why Are My Leaves Turning Yellow? Why Are My Leaves Turning Yellow? Why Are My Leaves Turning Yellow? Why Are My Leaves Turning Yellow?


Yellowing leaves can be caused by just about anything that’s a little out of whack. Here we examine three common nutrient deficiencies.

How to be a Successful Rooftop Gardener How to be a Successful Rooftop Gardener How to be a Successful Rooftop Gardener How to be a Successful Rooftop Gardener


Though perhaps in its infancy in many North American locales, rooftop growing is a well-developed practice elsewhere.

Growing from Seed Using Containers Growing from Seed Using Containers Growing from Seed Using Containers Growing from Seed Using Containers


Many gardeners prefer to start seeds in an egg carton (or even in the eggshells themselves), in a seed cell pack, in peat pots, or in small...

Bring on the Berries: A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Berries in Containers Bring on the Berries: A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Berries in Containers Bring on the Berries: A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Berries in Containers Bring on the Berries: A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Berries in Containers


There is a high reward factor when you pick your own berries just to snack on or for your favorite dessert recipe. It’s even better when...

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