Container Garden Ideas
Container gardens aren't just for those lacking sizeable outdoor space. Containers are great because you can control the environment around your plants, easily move the pots for appropriate sun saturation, coordinate with your outdoor decor, and a myriad of other reasons.
11 Creative Container Garden Ideas
No yard? No problem. Anyone with a sunny windowsill, patio, or balcony can cultivate greenery. Check out these easy container garden ideas.AdvertisementAdvertisementGallery
12 Ways to Personalize Terra Cotta Pots
If you've been keeping your terra cotta pots unspruced, and been limiting their use to hosting flowers, herbs, and small shrubs, then chances are you’re not really realizing these planters' full potential. From dressing up the basic plant pot and incorporating terra cotta planters into your decor, to using the pots for purposes other than planting altogether, these projects are sure to help you see just a few of terra cotta’s possibilities. (Hint – there are a lot.)
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7 Pro Tips for Starting a Container GardenWhen it comes to gardening, contrary to popular belief, you don't need to have lots of space to get a lot done. In fact, you can garden like a pro using just a few household containers. Don't believe me? Read on for all the details!
Genius Container Storage for BasketsThose things you don’t want out in the open? Stash them in attractive containers.
How to Grow a Successful Container Vegetable GardenContainer vegetables are a good idea even if you have the land for a growing -- you run a lower risk of problems like pests, poor drainage, and soil-born diseases. Here are a few tips that will help guarantee success.
The Best Recipes for Cooking from Your Container GardenPost
Propagating Succulents: 1 Plant, Hundreds of Babies!
Succulents are among the easiest plants to regenerate. It's also important to propagate your plants so that they stay healthy. Try this once and we bet you'll be hooked! It's so simple.Post
6 Gorgeous Summer Container Gardening Ideas
Summer is here and we just can't contain ourselves! No matter what your style is or how much space you have, summer container gardening is a simple and gorgeous way to add a whole lot of life to your space. Check out some of our favorite summer container projects and get started on yours today!Gallery
How to Make and Care for a Succulent TerrariumPotted plants and flowers can instantly transform a dull room into something exciting and alive. But let's face it, not all of us have the greenest thumbs. Succulent terrariums are perfect for those of us who tend to forget about watering plants or those of us without time to tend to a garden. Drought tolerant, vibrantly colored, and slow growing -- this fool proof terrarium recipe is perfect for anyone looking to add a little more green to their home.Post
A Simple Vertical Garden: How to DIY Stair Step Planters
Is your yard packed with plants? Add more by growing upwards! Simple stair step planters are an easy way to add more plants and increase your curb appeal. Designer-builder Katie Jackson shows you how to build them yourself in this step-by-step project for building your own vertical garden.Gallery
DIY Kokedama String GardensTransform ordinary houseplants into adorable self-contained arrangements called Kokedama. These versatile arrangements can be suspended, displayed in a dish, or used in terrariums!Post
6 Urban Gardening Ideas for Lush, Small-Space Living
Don’t let a tiny apartment or lack of a backyard deter you from creating a concrete jungle. Here are simple ways to get your hands dirty.Article
Chalkboard Utensil Holders
Need help organizing your surplus of forks, spoons, and knives? A set of these terracotta pots-turned-utensil holders are the perfect solution. Whether they're for your kitchen or an outdoor barbeque, the chalk labels can be wiped clean, and used time and time again.Video
Go Out & About at Martha's Conservatory GreenhouseMartha Stewart gives a personal tour of her conservatory greenhouse in Bedford, New York, featuring some of her favorite collections of plants such as Begonias, Staghorn Ferns, succulents, and cacti.Post
A Container Vegetable Garden Anybody Can Grow Anywhere
Homegrown vegetables are within reach, literally, even if you are crammed for time and space. There are tasty and vitamin-rich varieties that are especially bred to thrive in pots, putting fresh food right at your finger tips. Take a few pots, a healthy growing medium, a bit of sunlight, some seeds or seedlings, and you have a recipe for your own container vegetable garden.Gallery
What to Grow in Your Balcony Vegetable Garden
Because not all plants actually play well together, having the right combination of plants will ensure a thriving, fruitful garden.Gallery
Surprising Spring Gardening Trends You Need to Know Now
What better way to embrace 2016 than by cultivating a beautiful garden -- an activity that actually dissolves tension and promotes longevity -- and quite simply creates a handsome home environment. Read on for the best burgeoning spring 2016 garden trends, from container kitchen gardens to ... xeriscaping?Article
Through the Looking Glass: Holiday Terrarium
For a festive plant arrangement, try tucking miniature poinsettia, nerve plant, and blue star fern into a nest of silver pine needles.Article
A Cluster of Conifers for a Festive Front Door Arrangement
Welcome guests with this elegant assortment of outdoor plants. A large brass bowl and icelike glass mulch elevate the grouping.Gallery
6 Indoor Plants That Will Make Your Winter So Much More Tolerable
Plant growth may go dormant during the winter, but your garden doesn't have to. Bring the alfresco life inside with these beautiful and brilliant indoor gardening ideas for winter from senior garden editor Todd Carr.Gallery
Indoor Herb Garden Tricks for the Most Lush Windowsill on the Block
The first frost may signify that winter is coming, but don't let plummeting temperatures put the kibosh on your planting plans. Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme aren't just lyrics to a Simon & Garfunkel song -- they also happen to be some of the herbs best-suited to a curated indoor environment. Senior garden editor Todd Carr reveals which herbs can thrive indoors, and how to treat them with proper TLC.AdvertisementAdvertisementPost
How to Make the Perfect Terrarium (and Keep It Alive!)
Even if you don't have much of a green thumb, terrariums act as small, self-sustaining ecosystems all on their own. But maintaining one is as much a work of art as it is an experiment in science. To help, senior garden editor Todd Carr shares five of his secret techniques for growing a garden under glass.Post
Lucious Landscaping at a Minnesota Eatery
Curb appeal acquires new meaning when that no-man’s-land between sidewalk and street becomes a garden. If you decide to plant your own boulevard strip, follow Endres’s suggestions.