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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. Creating Calm
Believe it or not but anxiety, and not obesity, is becoming the world’s number one health issue. Much has been written on stress but it seems that more is necessary – as everyone is affected. Why not follow the advice that comes from the 2018 Garden Trends Report from the US Garden Media Group?
2. Plant a Tree in a Pot
Artistry in a container could be a million and one things and it could be a tree. Trees are easy to grow, easy to care for, form good focal points, can offer fruit and beauty and calm and confidence, just ask anyone who is growing one already. Why not join them? Start planning now!
3. Grow Garlic!
Just add organic garlic to your diet and your health will improve. All sorts of diseases and poor living lifestyles can be mended. That’s the promise Nature makes when you take advantage of this amazing vegetable ... or is it an herb? Whatever - grow some soon and you won’t look back!
4. 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.
5. Why Garlic?
Garlic is one of those vegetables that everyone can grow and that everyone should grow - it is so healthy and crammed with vital minerals and it seems crazy to suggest that a clove of garlic swallowed whole a day will help keep the doctor away ... sorry apples! If you haven't grow it yet please try!
6. Courtyard Garden Design 1
When you need to chill or read, meet friends, entertain or just be alone for a while, what better place to do it all but in your own courtyard. If you have such a space that is plain, unused, or plain ugly and neglected why not spruce it up? Read on for some guiding principles in courtyard design.
7. Courtyard Garden Design II
You’ve got the space. You have the means and ideas. You’ve decided what you want – a private chillax space (chillax combines chilling and relaxing!) So then, where does the design start? What needs to be done to achieve a dream or two where breathing is easier and me-time is possible? Read on!
8. Peaceful Pots - Go Zen
Need a place to think and dream and remember? How about a single theme patio? What about producing an Asian-themed balcony? Depth and complexity sort of evolves as you use your Zen space and meditation container garden – it will mature with you as you relax and enjoy the peace such a space offers.
9. Winter Fuschia Care
In areas of severe winter fuchsia are normally grown as an annual. With a little care, however, your fuchsia can be overwintered for many years of beautiful bloom. Here are several ways to care for your fuchsia in winter, no matter what your climate.
10. 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.
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