TITLE

The ABCs of Container Gardening with Herbs

AUTHOR(S)
Blachman, Vicki
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Texas Gardener;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips on creating and maintaining a container garden of herbs. It details the reasons to consider container gardening such as architectural or appeal, beauty or aesthetics, and convenience or accessibility. It mentions that this type of gardening allows gardeners to move containers based on the weather, to grow plants beside each other despite different needs, and to enable children to participate in gardening. It also suggests that a vertical garden is more convenient for a small space or balcony.
ACCESSION #
51309239

 

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