Burpee Community - Container Gardening http://www.burpee.com/community/forums/container-gardening Burpee Community - Container Gardening en-US Burpee //d1l316k04n1hna.cloudfront.net/static/images/burpee-favicon.png 16 16 Burpee http://www.burpee.com/community/ <![CDATA[Watermelons]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/416/watermelons Is it possible to grow a watermelon in a lare pot? I've read that you can, but I've also read that you cannot. I want to grow more things but I am unfortunateky confined to pots and container planting for now. can watermelons be done this way?

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/416/watermelons April 7, 2012
July 20, 2013 July 20, 2013 <![CDATA[MORNING GLORIES]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/670/morning-glories PROBLEM: I HAVE GREAT MORNING GLORY LEAVES, BUT NOT ONE FLOWER! I GROW THESE EACH YEAR AND THIS IS THE FIRST YEAR I HAVE HAD THIS PROBLEM. CAN ANYONE GIVE ME SUGGESTIONS. I HAVE TRIED PLANT FOOD TO NO AVAIL.  THE LEAVES CONTINUE TO GROW AND THRIVE. I AM IN NORTHEASTERN MN, WHICH IS ZONE 3. I grow my Morning Glories in an old fire pit which has metal rods on which the leaves climb. Any advice much appreciated, MN's short summer is passing quickly! Bonnie

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/670/morning-glories July 20, 2013
<![CDATA[Container Garden]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/577/container-garden Just would like to know how many out there will be doing container gardening this year:) 

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/577/container-garden March 15, 2013
<![CDATA[Mother's Day]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/636/mother%27s-day It's time we show our moms the appreciation they deserve this coming weekend! 

Are you planning on helping mom out in the garden?  What gardening related gifts are you giving mom for her Mother's Day gift?

 

Do you think a vegetable plant or flower plant is a better gift?  Comment below, we'd love to see the results!

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/636/mother%27s-day May 6, 2013
<![CDATA[New Flower,]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/614/new-flower%2C My husband won this at a meeting 2 days ago:) Its a great start for my container garden.

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/614/new-flower%2C April 11, 2013
<![CDATA[Waist high gardening]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/613/waist-high-gardening I just purchased a "Veg -trug " container garden-the large size.  Can anyone give me some tips on planting it up (how much without crowding, but I want to make good use of the space) or tips on their experiences using this type of planting system?

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/613/waist-high-gardening April 11, 2013
<![CDATA[cold frame garden]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/594/cold-frame-garden What vegetables (aside from lettuce) can I successfully grow in a cold frame that is 6' x 6' and 6" high in zone 8. I had terrible luck with corn, tomatoes, and green peppers last spring/summer. Maybe it was just the weather here on the coast of Washington last year with very little sun, but maybe I planted the wrong things too.

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/594/cold-frame-garden March 26, 2013
<![CDATA[Pop Up Greenhouse?]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/585/pop-up-greenhouse I'm saving up for a real greenhouse but was curious to know if you all thought the pop-up greenhouses were useful?  I garden using an Aquaponics system but my neighbors have free range chickens that can jump up on my system and get my veggies...so I need something to house them in so they can grow!  

 

Any advice on which one to get?  I plan on only using it for a few seasons before I get my real one bought and built...

 

Thanks!  
Paige

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/585/pop-up-greenhouse March 23, 2013
<![CDATA[Choosing the Right Container]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/429/choosing-the-right-container What are some tips for choosing the right container?  Which ones have worked for you?

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/429/choosing-the-right-container August 23, 2011
<![CDATA[Best Tomato for a Container?]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/418/best-tomato-for-a-container What is the best full size tomato to grow in a container?  I grew Honeybunch and Green Envy cherry tomatoes this year but want something a little larger for bruschetta.

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/418/best-tomato-for-a-container August 23, 2011
<![CDATA[Golden Egg Hybrid Squash - Up in 12 days!]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/558/golden-egg-hybrid-squash---up-in-12-days%21 I bought seeds based on shortest time till harvest. Then, after receiving and reading the seed packets I realized that my home may be too cold for these lovely plants. You see, I heat with candles, and right now at 11:11 a.m. it's 49.4* in here. A far cry from the 70-75* the Fourth of July Tomato is said to respond to.

I have a two bulb T5 light over my plants, and once I realized how much warmer the plants wanted it, I put a candle under the chrome shelf with my 12 inch pots. I had put the pots on an inverted brownie tin, with a ceramic plate on top of it... so the Fiskar trays wouldn't be affected adversely by the heat. I was hopeful. But, I went on to add glass covers, from my Tools of the Trade 8 qt casserole.

My infrared thermometer stopped working, so I couldn't check the temperature.


VERY smile-making to find the seedling. And, there may be a Fourth of July seedling, I can't quite tell because it's up through the soil but hasn't spread it's leaves yet.

 

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/558/golden-egg-hybrid-squash---up-in-12-days%21 February 25, 2013
<![CDATA[Growing spring flowers in containers]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/523/growing-spring-flowers-in-containers I was wondering if Sweet Peas and Gladiolus can be grown in a containers?   When should you plant them?  I live in Northern California, and  I'm a new gardener...

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/523/growing-spring-flowers-in-containers February 8, 2013
<![CDATA[ When you go with container gardening]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/410/--when-you-go-with-container-gardening you go with container gardening then you will have some associative advantages of container gardening such as, you can carry container from one place to another with ease as per your needs and requirements and a small container require less maintenance as compared to conventional flower garden.



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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/410/--when-you-go-with-container-gardening October 3, 2012
<![CDATA[Tomatoes in Florida]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/411/tomatoes-in-florida I really need some information on how to grow the best tasting tomatoes in Florida.  I'm from Pennsylvania and our tomatoes were the best!  I plan to grow vegetables in pots and need all the information I can get!  Thanks!  Kathyfaye

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/411/tomatoes-in-florida July 28, 2012
<![CDATA[winter tomato growing]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/412/winter-tomato-growing please direct me on growing tomatoes in my basement over winter, can east tenn. red clay soil be doctored with epsom salts to assure adequate nourishment of the plants... can cfl lamps be used to illuminate plants and how many hours per day.. ... can drip watering be used 24 hours per day? can i buy seeds  for winter use and whiick varieties are suitable? can liquid fertilizer be used and how often... old paint, knowville, tenn.

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/412/winter-tomato-growing July 15, 2012
<![CDATA[gardening in containers ]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/413/gardening-in-containers- I recently saw an urban gardening site on a program where they used small plastic swimming pools for raised bed gardening.

Has anyone done this?  We have a large yard, but we rent and the soil is terrible.

connorsmom

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/413/gardening-in-containers- July 3, 2012
<![CDATA[pH Meters Whats the deal?????]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/414/ph-meters-whats-the-deal I'm reaserching a pH meter but no one has anything good to say about any of them. I would love a digital one but not sure the one to get

 

any surgestion?

or other options?

 

Thanks

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/414/ph-meters-whats-the-deal June 22, 2012
<![CDATA[Growing Flowers in Part Shade (zone 6)]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/415/growing-flowers-in-part-shade-%28zone-6%29 I have a large flower pot on my front steps that gets only morning sun.  I would like to plant some flowers but I'm looking for something a little less than the normal flowers (i.e. impatiens, violets, pansies, etc.).  Can anyone give me some suggestions as to what would be a good plant(s) to choose.  I do have the option of planting a few different kinds, because this is a very large pot.  Thanks, in advance, for any suggestinos.

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/415/growing-flowers-in-part-shade-%28zone-6%29 April 30, 2012
<![CDATA[Cool Season Container Crops]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/417/cool-season-container-crops I have 3 containers approximately 18 inches in diameter.  What are the best cool season crops to grow in these containers and when should I start for the Philadelphia area?

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/417/cool-season-container-crops February 23, 2012
<![CDATA[Growing Pumpkins in an Earthbox?]]> http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/419/growing-pumpkins-in-an-earthbox Has anyone tried growing pumpkins in an Earthbox?

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http://www.burpee.com/community/discussion/419/growing-pumpkins-in-an-earthbox November 4, 2011