Container Gardening

Container gardening refers to the growth of plants, flowers, herbs, fruit, and vegetables, also bushes and small trees. It is when we grow plants in containers…
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indoor garden ideas to grow food inside the house and make it look like they are growing
Indoor Garden Ideas to Grow Food Inside
Indoor gardens are often the only option for people living in apartments or smaller homes and Family Food Garden looks at indoor garden ideas to grow food inside. Get some great indoor garden ideas including pictures for added inspiration so that you can try them in your indoor space and see if you can get your plants thriving. See some DIY indoor garden ideas that you can do yourself to get your garden going on a budget. Learn about indoor herb garden benefits to see why to start one here.
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Great Ways to Grow Strawberries
Strawberries are one of the most delicious fruits and Family Food Garden looks at growing strawberries in containers so that you can get them to grow optimally with less pest interference. Get ideas for growing strawberries in pots and containers including space saving strawberry vertical garden and DIY strawberry pallet planter. If you need further ideas there is a hanging strawberry planter box to keep your strawberries off the ground completely. Learn great ways to grow strawberries here.
some raised garden bed ideas with easy instructions
Awesome Raised Garden Bed Ideas - With Easy Tutorials!
Raised garden beds have many benefits and Family Food Garden looks at raised garden bed ideas and plans to help guide you in adding them to your own garden. Get raised garden bed materials to see what you will need to put them together. Find DIY raised garden bed ideas including inexpensive options by recycling various types of wood as well as options with new wood. Galvanized steel sheets and tubs are also great options for raised garden beds. See all these raised bed options and more here.
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Awesome Raised Garden Bed Ideas - With Easy Tutorials!
With the many benefits of erecting a raised garden bed, you want to check out Family Food & Garden’s comprehensive guide on this topic. The variety of resources that can be used are many. There are several materials to choose from in building a raised garden bed. With so many choices available, this is an opportunity you won’t want to pass up. Our step-by-step instructions will make the gardening experience easy. Read more. #raisedgardenbed #diyraisedgarden #raisedgarden
some raised garden bed ideas with easy instructions
Awesome Raised Garden Bed Ideas - With Easy Tutorials!
Raised garden beds have many benefits and Family Food Garden looks at raised garden bed ideas and plans to help guide you in adding them to your own garden. Get raised garden bed materials to see what you will need to put them together. Find DIY raised garden bed ideas including inexpensive options by recycling various types of wood as well as options with new wood. Galvanized steel sheets and tubs are also great options for raised garden beds. See all these raised bed options and more here.
potatoes in a crate and the words diy potato box pallet container
DIY Potato Box Pallet Container
Many times a smaller garden can deter you from growing certain plants but Family Food Garden has you covered and shows you how to make a garden pallet container so that you can still grow potatoes even in a smaller garden space. Get tips for using pallet potato boxes so that you can make the best of this growing method and have your potatoes thriving. See what you need to know about pallets for potato boxes to ensure you use the best ones to grow your potatoes with the top recommendations here.
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Garden Bed Fence
Part of your garden's success may be attributed to good garden bed fences and Family Food Garden looks at garden bed fences and how you can add one to protect your garden. A garden bed fence is an easy-to-build structure that makes planting easier and protects plants from pests. Get garden bed fence materials and tools that you will need to create your own garden bed fence. Learn how to build a raised garden bed fence with easy-to-follow instructions and get raised bed fence tips and care here.
the yard is being built with wooden boards
Cardboard Weed Barrier
Weeds can take over your garden really quickly if you do not take measures to control them. Family Food Garden looks at a cardboard weed barrier as a natural weed suppressant. Get some essential tips on how to use cardboard as a weed barrier including not using colored cardboard for this purpose. Find out how long a cardboard weed barrier will last so you know how often it will need to be replaced. See if you should use a cardboard weed barrier with all the information to decide right here.
a person holding strawberries in their hands with the words great ways to grow strawberries
Great Ways to Grow Strawberries
Strawberries are one of the most delicious fruits and Family Food Garden looks at growing strawberries in containers so that you can get them to grow optimally with less pest interference. Get ideas for growing strawberries in pots and containers including space saving strawberry vertical garden and DIY strawberry pallet planter. If you need further ideas there is a hanging strawberry planter box to keep your strawberries off the ground completely. Learn great ways to grow strawberries here.
someone holding strawberries in their hands with the words great ways to grow strawberries
Great Ways to Grow Strawberries
Strawberries are a delicious treat - and unfortunately expensive too. Family Food & Garden shows you several creative ways to grow strawberries. The options include containers, pots, rain gutters, baskets or upside down. For the more ambitious there are vertical gardens, towers or pallet planters. We will show you how to easily increase your strawberry load over time. These tricks will also reduce their exposure to infestation. Learn more… #strawberries #growstrawberries #morestrawberr
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Vegetable Garden Plans, Designs + Layout Ideas
You have decided to start a garden at home and Family Food Garden has some amazing vegetable garden plans, designs and layouts to help you plan a thriving home vegetable garden. You can learn how best to grow your plants with a vegetable garden plan to see which plants you should be planting where. You can also find some great vegetable garden designs to optimize your garden area and use the natural environment like sun and shade to the max. Find the best tips on your garden layout right here.
herbs that grow in shade are easy to grow
Herbs that Grow in Shade
Sometimes your herb garden unfortunately will not get much sun and you will need to consider shade herb options. Family Food Garden looks at herbs that grow in the shade so that you can still enjoy growing herbs in your garden. If your garden has minimal sunlight then herbs that grow in shade are the ones that will thrive. Some ideal herbs include cilantro, mint plants, parsley and lemon balm to name a few. Get details and pictures of these shade herbs so you can see what they look like here.
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How to Harvest Basil Seeds
Basil is a staple in many households and gardens alike and Family Food Garden examines how to harvest basil seeds to ensure you can continue to grow your own. Learn how to harvest and save basil seeds with a complete step-by-step guide to ensure you do not miss anything. Full details are included with multiple options so you can collect your basil seeds easily. See how to go about storing basil seeds so they remain viable. Find expert tips on harvesting basil seeds so you do not waste any here.
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How to Sterilize Seed Trays
Sterilizing seed trays is a must if you want to avoid any fungus or soil-borne diseases from previous use. Family Food Garden helps you with this by letting you know how to sterilize seed trays. Get a step-by-step guide including tips on how best to sterilize your seed trays. See what you need to look out for when sterilizing your seed trays and what to get rid of in terms of unwanted items. Learn how to make a simple sterilizing solution to ensure your seed trays are ready for planting here.
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Plants for Clay Soil
Different soil will mean certain plants thrive and others do not and Family Food Garden considers plants for clay soil and options that will handle the soil conditions. Find the best plants for clay soil including a list of plants that actually do well in clay soil. See tips on growing plants for clay soil including how to effectively get your plants nutrients. Learn how best to harvest plants from clay soil to ensure you get the most out of your plants. Get the full list of ideal plants here.