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Keys To A Fruitful Garden - CBS News

Preparing the garden before planting is the key to a successful and fruitful vegetable season. To grow healthy vegetable plants you need healthy soil.

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Urban Gardening with Vegetables, Urban Gardens

Difficult soil conditions (sand, stone, clay) makes growing vegetables especially challenging. And even in urban areas, gardeners often find container gardening is a way to avoid sharing their harvest with deer, rabbits and woodchucks.

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What size pots for tomatos and peppers - Gardening

When I was container gardening I used them for tomatoes, peppers, squash, cukes, watermelons and cantalopes. I got them from restaurants, bakeries, and construction crews and landscape crews (actual shrub/tree pots) working on site.

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Growing Vegetables in Containers Better Homes & Gardens

While your vegetables aren't fussy about the kind of pot they're in, they do care about the potting soil in your vegetable container garden. As is the case with most other types of container gardens, your vegetable container garden will do best in organic potting mixes made for containers.

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Using Soil and Soil Mixes - Successful Container Gardens

Garden soil can be used as a container media but it needs to be modified or amended. An acceptable soil based mix can be made by using one part garden soil, one part peat moss and one part perlite or coarse builders sand.

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Vegetable Gardening in Containers - Aggie Horticulture

Vegetable Gardening in Containers Joseph G. Masabni* If your vegetable gardening is limited by insufficient space or an unsuitable area, consider raising fresh, nutritious, homegrown vegeta-

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5 Tips For Planting A First Vegetable Garden In Sacramento

A raised bed or container can use a good-quality garden soil. Add additional nutrients with a garden fertilizer, organic peat moss or compost. Make sure the soil stays moist, but don’t over water.

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What Kind of Soil Do You Use in Containers for Vegetables

Garden Soil Problems. Even if you have healthy garden soil, it is not a good option for your containers. Placed in a pot, garden soil compacts, leading to poor drainage and air flow within the soil.

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Reuse of soil in containers - Gardening - Chowhound

I grow a container garden, and wonder if I can reuse potting soil, either partially or completely for my veg this year. I usually feed with bone meal and fish emulssion every couple weeks.

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