Category Archives: Container Gardening

Think Spring! 4 Tips for Successful Seed Starting

With winter underway and seed catalogs delivered, it’s easy to begin to get excited about planning for the upcoming garden season. In some areas, it’s already time to begin starting some types of seed indoors!

4 Tips for Improving Seed Starting Success

The best strategies for improving success and consistency with seed germination and to increase the quality of the seedlings you grow are:

  1. Use a high-quality seed starting media
  2. Provide the proper germination temperature
  3. Consistently keep the media properly moist
  4. Provide sufficient light intensity

Starting Media

Benefits of Container Gardening

There is no denying that one of the simplest and most gratifying ways to enrich our lives is to make plants a part of them. Plants improve our environment, beautify our homes and gardening has been proven to be one of the best ways to relieve stress and escape from the hectic world we all live in. If you are new to gardening or live with limited space, then container gardening may just be the perfect path for you to take towards living a greener life.

container patio gardening

Miniature Gardens, Peace in a Hectic World

It has been said so often that it sounds trite, but the truth is, we all need a place that we can retreat to, away from the stresses of everyday life. You see it in the movies, read it in books and the advice columns repeat it, ad nauseam; “Close your eyes and picture a happy place.”

Miniature Gardening
Miniature Gardening

Why just picture your perfect place, when you can bring it to life in your very own home or office. Miniature gardens put that power in the palms of your hands.