Planting in Containers

Ferns- Growing Ferns in Hanging Baskets

Ferns, epiphytes in particular, are well suited for growing in hanging baskets. Find facts and information on types of hanging baskets, planting containers, and materials suitable for various types of ferns. Epiphytes (plants which grow on another for support and are not a parasite) will do better in hanging baskets because the light airy conditions [...]

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Urban Living- Choosing Containers for Growing Trees and Shrubs

Garden containers allow trees and shrubs to be grown effectively by urban dwellers living in small spaces. Trees and shrubs will thrive in containers and planters if their basic needs are met. Homeowners and apartment dwellers alike, who have small outdoor spaces, can enjoy growing their favorite trees or shrubs. You will find facts and information [...]

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Growing and Transplanting Seedlings

Growing and transplanting seedlings is an easy task to do. Plants may be divided into two basic groups depending on the way their seeds form. Overview of Two Types of Seeds Monocotyledons, or monocots, are commonly represented by corn and grassy types of plants. Dicotyledons, or dicots, such as beans, have two halves to the [...]

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Bonsai- Facts, Information, and Steps to Bonsai

Learn Bonsai facts, information and how to make a Bonsai. A bonsai is an art form that is very rewarding. If a bonsai is cared for, it will live for many generations. The goal is to produce a mature-looking tree at a fraction of its normal size. This article will give you instructions on how [...]

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Containers and Planters-Pros and Cons of Materials

These are some pros and cons of choosing the right type of container or planter for your plants. The type of container you select depends on the style of your garden, and your preference for certain materials. Each type of container planter will have its own advantages and disadvantages. Let’s take a look at containers [...]

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How to Make a Creative Planter

Creative planters only have a few requirements. They must be able to contain soil, tolerate the outdoors, hold plants, and stand a few pokes in the bottom for drainage. Learn a few tips on how to find and plant a creative planter for your deck or patio. You can certainly go out and purchase a [...]

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Planting a Hanging Basket or Window Box

Are you ready to get started on planting a hanging basket or a window box? Here is some helpful information to help you get your job done fast and easily. Hanging baskets will add a light, fairyland touch to your patio, deck, canvas gazebo, or anywhere in your yard and garden. A gazebo looks great with hanging baskets [...]

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Planting in a Container- Step-By-Step

Planting in containers has become quite popular and is very easy to do. Planting in garden containers is ideal for people living in urban settings, such as apartments or condos with no yard space to put in a garden. Container planting is also popular with homeowners who like to add a container or two to [...]

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