Posts Tagged ‘container Gardening’

Raised Bed Gardening Explained

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Raised bed gardening is a convenient way for an apartment dweller to grow vegetables, especially if he doesn’t have enough ground for gardening the conventional way. Typically, a raised bed is rectangular, about 4′ x 8′, and 2 feet high. In simple terms, it serves as a garden plot although it’s a type of container. Advantages A raised […] read more

How to Find the Right Gardening Containers

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Gardening can save you money besides being a great way to relax. With the use of gardening containers, anyone can enjoy the fruits of their labor. Regardless if you have lots of room or very little space, container gardening is a fun way to garden. Container gardening allows you to be creative with colors and […] read more

Urban Gardening: How to Start a Rooftop Garden

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A great way to garden outdoors when renting is to start a rooftop garden—a great solution for urban gardening. It’s a solution if the apartment building doesn’t have a backyard or if you can’t directly access one because you’re renting on a higher floor. You can set one up for fun only or you can […] read more

4 Low-Maintenance Container Plants

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Container plants are great to have in your apartment. They improve the air quality in your home, and they can yield food for your everyday use. Some plants require so much care, it’s like having a pet. Not everyone has time to take on that kind of responsibility. If you’re a busy person, stick to […] read more

5 Tips for Growing Tomatoes in Your Apartment

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Growing tomatoes in your apartment is a viable option, and the only option if you live somewhere with cool temperatures. It’s perfect to include in a container garden, and you can grow them entirely indoors. You can also grow them outdoors in a raise bed garden or in containers. 1- Start with Tomato Plants, Not […] read more

How to Build Your Own Planter Box

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A planter box is an excellent way to grow flowers and herbs in a small or limited space. Oftentimes, planter boxes are not difficult to build and can be built to specific measurements to fit any area. There are a few steps to remember when building your own planter box. Choose and Measure the Space […] read more

Gardening with Recycled Containers

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Gardening with recycled containers saves you money, while giving you the opportunity to express your creative side. Almost anything can be used as a recycled container if you understand the basics of container gardening. If you use the proper tips and techniques, you’ll grow flowers and plants as if you had spent money on store […] read more

How to Make Homemade Insecticide for Your Container Garden

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A homemade insecticide made from soap and an herbal or plant repellent is a non-toxic and effective way to eliminate pests from your container garden. Such a solution is also a low-cost way of keeping your plants healthy and free from infestation as well. Mild dishwashing liquids, such as Dawn or Ivory, and castile soap, when used in […] read more

Year-Round Container Gardening Tips for Beginners

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Container gardening can offer many rewards for the apartment dweller. The aesthetics that plants provide as well as their usefulness in filtering indoor air make them nice additions in any small space. Plants need water, fertilizer, regular cleaning and pruning to stay healthy; therefore, it’s important you make sure your maintenance schedule is regulated throughout the year. Water […] read more