Growing your own fresh, organic food in containers is a great way to begin your gardening journey! This friendly guide includes everything you need to know to get started.

What’s holding you back from growing your own food? Are you nervous about having enough space? Do you question whether or not you have the time to make it happen? Are the growing conditions you have a little questionable? Is your budget at a bare-bones minimum? Then container gardening is the answer to all of your concerns! With a minimal investment in time, money, and space, and The First-Time Gardener: Container Food Gardening at your side, start your very first garden in containers, instead of in the ground. You just may find you’re capable of growing fantastic yields in spite of all your initial hesitations.

Container gardens can take up as much or as little room as you’d like. They’re portable, so you can locate them wherever conditions are optimal for plant growth. And, you can grow just about any veggie in pots, as long as you have the right container, the right soil blend, and the right care tips. In these pages, author Pam Farley of lines the path to container food gardening success in clear, simple steps.

Not only will you learn how to get started, you’ll also discover: What size container you need for each different veggie 
Why filling the pot with the perfect soil blend matters so much
When to fertilize and how often to water 
Where to locate your container food garden for optimum production 
What to do if problems arise and how to fix them 
Tips for everything from staking and pruning your veggie plants to knowing when it’s time to harvest
Plus, find a dozen fully illustrated planting plans for themed container food gardens, including a Smoothie Greens Garden, a Spring Stir-Fry Garden, a Spaghetti Sauce Garden, a Salad Greens Garden, and many others.

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ISBN/EAN 9780760378137
Author Pam Farley
Publisher Cool Springs Press
Publication date 9 Mar 2023
Format Paperback
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