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This guide will be useful in finding information about creating and maintaining container gardens, including how to choose containers and pots, and the ideal plants for them.
Last Updated: Jun 21, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Many individuals find container gardening to be advantageous. Each person is unique and has his or her own particular circumstances. They may be:

  • disabled with a need for easy accessibility
  • gardeners with problem soil
  • homeowners with little or no land
  • elderly with limited mobility
  • apartment/condominium dwellers
  • cooks—gourmet and otherwise
  • plant lovers who just can’t get enough of nature

From the West Virginia University Extension Service website


How to Garden in Containers

University of Minnesota extension professor Karl Foord explains how anyone can get their own herbs and vegetables by using the container gardening method.

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