Container Gardening

No matter what you prefer to plant -- vegetables, flowers, shrubs, trees -- you can plant some version of it in a container garden. Now is your chance to discover how to create even more colorful garden containers, from hanging baskets to planters and window boxes for every spot in your landscape. By learning more about container gardening, you'll uncover how to bring color to shady spots as well as how to successfully grow tasty vegetables in container gardens. Take a short quiz for a personalized plant-by-numbers container garden design that's perfect for your specific sun, shade, climate, and more. Ever thought about growing a vertical garden container or a strawberry jar garden? Learn how to do that and more, such as growing beautiful autumn container gardens and making your own hypertufa trough.


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Best Herbs for Container Gardens

Learn which herbs to grow in containers for easy access to fresh flavor.

Create Bold, Dramatic Container Gardens

Use our plant-by-numbers guide to create bold, beautiful, and eye-catching container gardens.

Container Garden Plans

Plan your next container with these easy, free plans!

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Creative Container Garden Ideas

When it comes to container gardens, it's perfectly acceptable to bend the rules. Get inspired by these clever ideas to make a container garden that's uniquely you.

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