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Container Gardening - Herbs and Veggies!


Select compact plants. Bush–type plants are better suited for limited space available when container gardening. Some common vegetables available in bush form are: Beans Tomatoes Cucumbers Zucchini Variety is the spice of life. Use a mix of veggies and herbs in your containers. Pot up a salsa garden with tomatoes,...

Pesche’s Professional Potting and Planting Soil

Ben HenryMay 17, '20

Inexperienced gardeners often wonder why high quality potting mixes do not look like the rich, black loamy dirt found in lawns and gardens. Plants obviously thrive in this soil, so why not use it as a potting soil? Many years ago, professional growers discovered that no matter how rich looking,...