Container Gardening

How to Grow a Vegetable Container Garden for Beginners

Container gardening is so much easier to do than traditional gardening, and is perfect for anyone to do. It's particularly helpful for seniors and those with limited mobility. #seniorgardening #containergarden #accessblegardening #gardenjournal #haphazardhomemaker

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Container Garden Week 12 Update

We finally got a much needed break in the temperatures after having a couple of big storms blow in from the north and north-west this last week. We got 1 1/2 inches of rain here, so we only had to water once. Anyway, not a lot has changed from last week, except the tomatoes are… Continue reading Container Garden Week 12 Update


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Container Garden, Week 5 Update

We have had 2 1/4" of rain this past week. Since all of the plants are still small, the containers are getting a good soaking. When the plants get larger, the rain doesn't help much to water the soil in the containers, because the leaves divert the rain water past the edges of the containers. But… Continue reading Container Garden, Week 5 Update

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Container Garden, Week 4 Update

The day after the Week 3 Update was posted, it rained. And rained. And rained.  Long, slow and soaking rain. The perfect rain! Almost two inches of rain! Low grumbling thunder for special effects. Perfect! There's just something about a slow rain that makes plants grow better, in my humble opinion. Unlike two days later with… Continue reading Container Garden, Week 4 Update

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Container Garden, Update Week 3

Mother Nature is trying my patience this year! She can't decide if it's spring or summer. That can make it difficult sometimes for us home gardeners. A week ago we had a couple of nights just below 50°, and daytime temps in the 90's this week, topping out at 96° one day. But the calendar… Continue reading Container Garden, Update Week 3