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Tips for trying container gardening

PENNY PAWL UC Master Gardener of Napa County Spring is imminent, so it is time to be planning your summer garden. Napa County Master Gardeners will be offering a large variety of organic tomato seedlings for sale on Saturday, April 9. You can pre-order seedlings online (napamg.ucanr.edu/TomatoSale) starting April 3. The varieties were chosen because …

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Short on space for veggies? Smaller varieties thrive in pots

For many gardeners, a large property with rows of green peppers and sun-kissed tomatoes as far as the eye can see is just a dream. Many of us either don’t have much soil to call our own, have limited mobility, or are new to gardening and feel intimidated. But sometimes, smaller is better. I encourage …

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Short on space for veggies? Smaller varieties thrive in pots

For many gardeners, a large property with rows of green peppers and sun-kissed tomatoes as far as the eye can see is just a dream. Many of us either don’t have much soil to call our own, have limited mobility, or are new to gardening and feel intimidated. But sometimes, smaller is better. I encourage …

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Save water and still enjoy lush, colorful foliage with container gardening

You’re a responsible gardener and have removed thirsty plants, reduced your landscape and maybe even replaced the lawn with gravel. But you yearn for colorful flowers and flirty fall foliage. You can still enjoy a garden, on a much smaller scale and be water-thrifty by creating container gardens. Fall flowers and/or foliage, in eye-catching colorful …

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11 Creative Ideas for Repurposed Container Garden Planters

Indulge your green streak and green thumb at the same time and try your hand at creating unique repurposed container garden planters to give your yard, back porch or home a fresh piece of organic decor from upcycled materials. You can turn normal household items and thrift store scores into neat planters that charm with …

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Master Gardeners: Tomato Time: Tips for trying container gardening | Master Gardener

PENNY PAWL UC Master Gardener of Napa County Spring is imminent, so it is time to be planning your summer garden. Napa County Master Gardeners will be offering a large variety of organic tomato seedlings for sale on Saturday, April 9. You can pre-order seedlings online (napamg.ucanr.edu/TomatoSale) starting April 3. The varieties were chosen because …

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Container gardens for small spaces, apartment/condo living

As Colorado weather heats up, it’s time for gardeners — especially those with constrained spaces — to fill those pots and planters. Local experts and garden designers have a lot of advice to offer about making the most of container gardening. It’s great for small spaces, apartment/condo living, patios, and those with limited mobility as …

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20 Container Gardening Ideas – Best Plants for Containers

RUSS ROHDEGetty Images Container gardening is a super-easy way to dress up your front porch or patio, add a splash of color to shady areas, or cope with poor soil in your yard. “Many plants thrive in containers,” says Barbara Wise, author of Container Gardening for All Seasons. “The most important thing is good drainage. …

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