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Tips For Container Gardening

Tips for container gardening #garden

Enjoy these tips for container gardening.  Don’t let the lack of space in your yard or the fact that you don’t have a yard keep you from Gardening. Even if you don’t have a yard, you can grow a small container garden on your porch, front step, landscaping or use vertical space for fresh vegetables and herbs.

Container Gardening

Container Gardening












Tips for container gardening:

  • Carrots should be planted in the spring/fall and need partial shade.
  • Cucumbers should be planted when it is warm and need full sun.
  • Green Onions should be planted in the early sprint/September and need full sun.
  • Lettuce should be planted in the early sprint/fall and need partial shade.
  • Peppers should be planted when it is warm and need full sun.
  • Radishes should be planted in the early spring/fall and need full sun to light shade.
  • Summer Squash should be planted when it is warm and need full sun. You can plant 1 per 5 gallon container.
  • Tomatoes are full season and need full sun at least 6 hours per day. You can plant 1 per 4 to 5 gallon container.
  • Herbs grow best in pots, water only until soil is moist.

If you don’t have space or a yard to plant a garden this may be a great alternative for you. Have you tried container gardening? I would love to hear about it!

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Photo Credit:  These images were provided by Chip Bryan Photography who lives in Asheville, NC – if you are looking for an amazing photographer in the Asheville area check him out online and on facebook.  He does portrait, wedding, engagement, senior portraits and more.


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