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Container Flower Gardening

Design Your Own Little Green Patch With Container Flower Gardening

Modern living is characterized by vertical expansion and limited space. This has generated the need for the modern home owner to become more innovative on space management. Container flower gardening is one such ingenious adaptation.
Gardenerdy Staff
Last Updated: Nov 17, 2018
Urban Balcony
Apartment style constructions have replaced sprawling yards that most older constructions flaunted. This is just one of the many prices we are paying for modernization and industrialization.
Potato And Strawberry Plants
Nevertheless, the green thumb has always used ingenuity to pursue the hobby that adds quality to the environment and reduces pollutant exposure. Container gardening, as the name amply suggests, refers to the growing of plants in discarded or special pots.
Decorated red flower in pot
This type of gardening allows you to beautify the window boxes, balcony, or lobby areas of the home with flowering plants or herbs. You can also grow a number of fruits and vegetables in containers.
Indoor Gardening
Planter pot
Container gardening refers exclusively to the growing of flowering plants in containers. You could use chipped china, glass, or metal bottles, and even cheese or canned-food tins for the indulgence.
Colorful Flower Basket
You can grow alyssums, marigolds, begonias, coleus, browallias, geraniums, impatiens, and latanas in containers. Indoor flower gardening gives you the liberty to spruce up the living room and other guest-centric areas of the home, such as the lobby and guest-room, when and as required.
Four Potted Plants
The pots, being small, can be moved around easily. This feature also aids special sunlight, moisture, and water requirements of certain flowering plants.
Garden Center Owner
There are a number of online and offline resources dedicated to the art of indoor gardening that supply you with beakers of various sizes and special garden tools. The holders, either bought or generated from the kitchen, could be sorted to suit a pre-planned theme.
Boot flowerpots
You could pick a color or size theme and assimilate the containers in a stand or tray. Investing in such holders helps when many plants are to be relocated. The suppliers of gardening equipment make available special soils engineered for indoor gardening.
Among the many varieties of flowering plants popularly chosen for container gardening are:
Periwinkle
  • Periwinkles
  • Nasturtiums
Pansies and Pots
  • Pansies
  • Salvias
Petunia Hanging Basket
  • Petunias
  • Sanvitalias
Yellow Snapdragon Flower
  • Snapdragons
  • Thunbergias
Hot Pink Zinnia
  • Zinnias
Woman Transplanting Flowers Plant
The art of container gardening involves the identification of:
  • A suitable area in the home that can accommodate one or many of the containers set aside for the garden.
  • Plastic, metallic, or ceramic pots.
Home Gardening
  • Planting mediums that drain rapidly, but only after retaining sufficient root moisture.
  • Soil-less mixes that keep the flowering plant free from soil-borne diseases and most essentially, weeds.
Cactus In Pots
  • A stand or tray to ensure daily relocation of the plants for their vital supply of direct sunlight.
  • Fertilizers designed with plant boosters, to ensure that your plants get their supply of essential nutrients and trace elements.
Hanging Baskets Of Flowers
It is not at all difficult to pursue, considering the myriad online resources that offer you dedicated guidelines every step of the way. Flowering plants add to the aesthetics of the patio, deck, or even threshold, while solving your problem of not being able to get enough of nature.
Urban Gardening
This helps to overcome lack of space and time for elaborate gardening. Mobility of container garden helps re-sculpt home environ, and satisfy your craving of great outdoors. It takes less or no time and investment, with the limited area involved and most essentials being churned out from the kitchen!