Kingsnorth, Paul
March 2007
Ecologist;Mar2007, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p64
The article focuses on the use of different shapes and sizes of containers for growing plants. Gardeners can pile up three or four old car tires and fill them with soil and plant some seed potatoes in the top. Planting fruit trees in a container is never going to be as effective as planting them in the ground, where they can spread their roots and breathe, but it can work in a big enough tub and a small enough variety of tree. Strawberries are a brilliant crop to grow in containers. Crops can grow in anything from stylish, shop-bought terracotta pots to old bathtubs salvaged from the dump.


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