Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Getting Started on Container Gardening

Don't be fooled. You don't have to have a large garden to grow fantastic fruits, flowers and vegetables. We have the best suggestion for any garden lover. That's right, container gardening is a thriving way to garden anywhere. We can share some of the best benefits of container gardening, guaranteed to get you started on a container garden today.

Do you long to be able to grow your own fresh vegetables but don't believe that you can because you do not have a big garden? Freshly harvested vegetables taste fabulous and they are so easy to grow. Anyone can grow them - even if you only have a window box you can grow cut and come again salad leaves, radishes, salad onions and if you have room for a hanging basket then you can grow tumbling tomatoes to go with your salad!

People who are only starting to find interest in gardening will find that they will have more success with container and pocket gardens than in growing a full scale garden right away. They can water the plants more easily and they can move the plants around. This means they can place plants in areas around the house where the environment is more suitable for the particular plant variety. Those that need more sunshine can be grown outdoors or near windows and doors while those that require very little sunlight can be grown indoors.

There are many benefits to container gardening, the most important of which is that it requires less soil and takes up less space. People who live in apartment complexes, those with impaired mobility and those who live in dry areas can still engage in gardening through this method. Container gardening also requires less time than growing and nurturing a big garden so those who do not have too much free time can start a container garden. Plants in containers can also be moved around the house, placed on iron racks or on stairs to provide an airy and light ambiance to the home.

Those who are just starting with container gardening can start a small pocket garden near the kitchen and plant basil, tomatoes and herbs. These plants will not only provide the joys of gardening but also give fruits and leaves that can be used for cooking

1 comment:

Futons said...

Your post boosts those who love gardening but don't have much space. Good tips on container gardening, also please write on the maintenance of container gardening.