General Gardening

Top 10 Articles of 2010

Here are the 10 articles that BalconyContainerGardening.com visitors found most interesting in 2010.

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Using Recycled Items to Sprout Seeds

Recycled seed sprout container plantWhen starting seeds, it's best to plant many seeds in many small plant containers. The seeds that sprout and grow the best can be planted in larger containers and moved outside once the weather gets warmer. While seeds are sprouting and the seedlings are growing, they are delicate and often can't survive (or won't even germinate in the first place) if put outdoors in the cooler months.

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When to Water Plants

Watering canWhat is the best time of the day to water plants? I live in Sydney, Australia, and sometimes it gets really hot.

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Top 10 Articles of 2011

Here are the 10 articles that BalconyContainerGardening.com visitors found most interesting in 2011.

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10 Tips for Healthy Container Plants: Part 2

See Part 1 of "10 Tips for Healthy Container Plants."

Celosia flower6. Learn to identify pests. Healthy container plants can stand a small number of pests, but those pests will breed and become a problem. Keep an eye out for garden pests and nip the problem in the bud once you see them. Learn about the common balcony garden pests >>

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