Container Gardens

Container Garden Week 14 Update

We had a nice little break in the weather last week, but it's now back up in low 90's with high humidity. The combination has been oppressive for me, so I have spent very little time outside. The heat has taken a toll on most of the container plants, too. We're 3 1/2 months in on… Continue reading Container Garden Week 14 Update

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Container Garden Week 11 Update

The really nice thing about my container garden is that there is little maintenance required once everything is initially set up. There were three days this past week that I didn't even do my usual morning walk around. And the weeds didn't take over. Greenhouse Area Hubby had moved the frame to this area so… Continue reading Container Garden Week 11 Update

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Container Garden Week 10 Update

Throughout this series, I wanted to show you how to set up containers and how much food you can grow in containers with a minimum amount of effort. There are 24 containers, about 25 gallons each, plus the two white containers with sweet potatoes. There are also six 4 and 5 gallon buckets with tomatoes,… Continue reading Container Garden Week 10 Update

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Container Garden Week 9 Update

Well, no drought concerns here this past week. We have had numerous thunderstorms with a total of 4 3/4" of rain on our hilltop, plus heat advisories every day. I go out for daily morning walks to check on all of the containers and am grateful that everything is doing as well as it is.… Continue reading Container Garden Week 9 Update

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Container Garden Week 7 Update

The container garden is doing wonderful! It's nice to finally get most everything planted and growing well. We've had temperatures in the upper 80's and low 90's the past few days, and forecast for the next couple of days, with heat index over 100°. So...I am really surprised at how everything has grown as much… Continue reading Container Garden Week 7 Update