General Gardening

Spring Garden Chores

Plant fertilizerYour balcony container garden needs to be maintained throughout the year. Due to different weather and growing seasons of the plants gardeners keep, some container gardening chores differ between the spring, summer, fall and winter seasons.

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3 Garden Dangers for Cats

Cat and bean plantCats love to come outside when balcony container gardeners are working on or checking up on the plants. They love to smell the smells, watch passers-by, chase bugs or just bask in the sun. Balcony gardeners love to spend their outdoor time with their cats, and to keep your cat and other animals safe, you’ll need to keep a few things in mind.

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FAQs About Gardening in the Shade

Caladium bicolorQuestion: I was thinking of getting flowers for my apartment patio, but my patio is on the ground floor and does not get much light. Any suggestions? See answer>>

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Pros and Cons of 5 Types of Plant Pots

Terra cotta plant potsThere are a lot of different kinds of plant pots and containers available. Plastic plant pots are great for apartment gardens on balconies because they're cheap, light-weight, durable and attractive. You can get creative with the plant containers you use - they don't need to come from your local garden shop.

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Tyler Weaver's Composting Tips

Tyler Weaver CrazyAboutCompost.comIn a recent interview with BalconyContainerGardening.com, Tyler Weaver from CrazyAboutCompost.com and TylerTalksTrash.com gave some tips for composting in small-space balcony container gardens.

Learn more about Tyler Weaver and his quest to save the world one composter at a time.

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