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Here are the top ten articles for the Container Gardening Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Cantaloupes in Containers
Have you chosen to not grow vine crops in containers, thinking they will not be healthy, or there will not be enough room for the vines to grow? Cantaloupe can be an excellent choice for your container garden. Here are tips and tricks for growing sweet, juicy, bountiful container cantaloupe.
2. Sweet Bell Peppers
Sweet bell peppers are a garden favorite and very easy to grow in containers. Here are the tips you'll need to harvest a wonderful crop of sweet peppers right from your porch or patio.
3. Hydrangeas in Containers
Hydrangeas are wonderful flowering shrubs for growing in containers: they are fairly hardy, and with proper care they reward you with beautiful clouds of flowers from summer through fall. Here are tips for growing beautiful container hydrangeas in almost any climate.
4. Poppy Containers
Poppy. When you say the word and think flower what comes to mind? Airy friendly waving-in-the-breeze thoughts? Flanders fields and Remembrance day? A meadow that poets speaks of? Then your question may follow but can I grow this delightful flower in a container? Of course you can! Heres how.
5. Shade Tolerant Bushes
Container plantings are perfect for brightening up a shady area. Perennial bushes are not only easy to car for, but their beauty will lend color and joy to your garden for years to come. Here are eleven favorite bushes for containers, with tips for planting and care.
6. Potting Soil Specialized Recipes
Different plant types have different needs: sun/shade requirements, water, temperature, nutrients. Soil requirements differ also cactus prefer very well drained soil, azaleas prefer acidic, iris like alkaline soil. Here are recipes to make your potting soil match the needs of whatever you grow.
7. Recipes with TARRAGON
Cooking with herbs especially homegrown ones just has to be a pleasure the poets are still writing about. Growing a Herb Container Garden is actually very easy when you get down to it all they need is what we all need sunshine, water, food and care! These FRENCH TARRAGON recipes are good!
8. Forsythia Container Shrub of Many Uses
If you are looking for an interesting shrub with beautiful flowers, to use as a backdrop for your garden or to train as a screen or for shade, forsythia is a perfect choice. Here are tips for growing, training, pruning, and general care of this gem for your garden.
9. Espalier-How to Trellis a Tree
Do you have a sunny wall perfect for fruit but too narrow for a tree? Do you have an unsightly garden area you would like to beautify? Then espalier a tree! Espalier is the art of training a shrub or tree to be flat against a surface, and can be the perfect solution for a narrow area.
10. Herbs in Action - BAY LAUREL
Bay leaves are an important part of many wonderful sauces and main dishes, and nothing can beat the flavor and aroma of fresh-cut Sweet Bay leaves. The tree is easy to grow and does very well in containers here is all you need to know to grow your own fresh Bay leaves!
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