Container Basics

Container gardens are extremely popular for good reason: They work with a range of plants and in a range of locations, from apartment balconies to big-scale yards. Crafting your own container garden is easier than ever. Learning the basics is a good place to start; that includes buying containers and tending to plants in containers.

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