Container Gardens

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 Gardens

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

Container Gardens · Senior Gardening

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

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Container Gardening, Week 1

If time, space and energy are keeping you from gardening, then container gardening is just what you need! Once set up, they are so easy to maintain. You will have less weeding and maybe less watering. And plenty of fresh vegetables! Due to health reasons, if it weren’t for the containers, I could no longer… Continue reading Container Gardening, Week 1