General Gardening

Tips for Saving Seeds

Saving seedsIf you grew a container plant in your balcony garden and had good luck with it, save some seeds and use them to plant another crop next year or give the seeds to friends. Here are some tips for successfully saving plant seeds.

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Gardener's Library: How to Grow Practically Everything

How to Grow Practically Everything book is a must-have for every balcony container gardener's bookshelf. Click on the book’s title or photo to visit Amazon.com and learn more.

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The Basics of Container Plant Care

Container plantsBefore you start an apartment garden, you need to know the basics of plant care and container gardening. Here are 5 simple things to know about plant care.

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The White House Kitchen Garden

White House Kitchen Garden

Thomas Jefferson said, “No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden. Such a variety of subjects, some one always coming to perfection, the failure of one thing repaired by the success of another, and instead of one harvest, a continued one thro’ the year. Under a total want of demand except for our family table. I am still devoted to the garden. But tho’ an old man, I am but a young gardener.”

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Gardener's Library: The Garden Primer

The Garden Primer: Second Edition is a must-have for a balcony container gardener's bookshelf. Click on the book’s title or photo to visit Amazon.com and learn more.

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