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Vegetable Container Garden Tips


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How do you get your own vegetable container garden going? Well you need some containers to get started and some soil. You can purchase both at a local nursery. You can also get the plants you need to get started there as well.

Soil comes in bags and you can mix it according to the directions on the bags. Remember to keep in mind that if you want an organic container garden you want to get organic soil that has not been treated with chemical fertilizers or pesticides.

The best way to go about getting these things is to ask the folks at the nursery what they recommend for the season you are in. They will have the supplies you need on hand.

You will need to set up a place for your containers that gets plenty of sun but does not allow your plants to get to hot and scorch them. You can have a movable shade or a table with wheels for your plants or just use the shadow from a building to protect your plants at certain times of the day. While this does not require too much worry it is just something to keep in mind. For the most part lots and lots of sun is a great thing. Just be mindful that you can get too much of a good thing in this case.

Next you will need to water your plants.  So the containers need to have drainage. You do not want your plants sitting in the water on an ongoing basis as this can kill the plants. If you are someone who never remembers to water your plants then you will probably need to set up some sort of sprinkler on a timer. It will be even more important to water your plants regularly now that you have vegetables growing. If they do not get water they will grow much slower if at all. Plants that get lots of water and sun will yield a rich bounty of delicious vegetables for you and your family to enjoy.  So have fun and grow some wonderful veggies!






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