A Guide to Container Gardening

Container gardening is a great way to bring plants into your life. Whether you live in an apartment or simply want more green in your life, knowing how to grow plants in containers is a must.

Pick out a container that fits your plant’s needs. Small plants work well in small containers and large plants in large containers. Ensure that there are a few holes at the bottom of the container for proper drainage. You can re-purpose old containers or run out to your local garden or hardware store to choose your favorite look. Trees can even be grown in old wine barrels. Remember that the size of your plant will determine what size container you need. Continue reading

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Spring Gardeners, Check Out This FREE Summit!

I’m excited to share a free opportunity this spring to get the most out of your garden, your sustainable efforts and your life!

This April 6th-12th there’s an online gathering of 30+ experts in backyard food production, homesteading, and off-grid living.  It’s presented by the world’s leading researchers, organizations, and best-selling authors to help you become free of supermarkets and drugstores.

This is the biggest event for home-grown food ever organized online!  Sponsored by Mother Earth News, The Natural News, The National Gardening Association, The American Prepper’s Network, and The Livestock Conservancy and more. Continue reading