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Growing in pots/containers

A group to share experiences in growing edibles in pots and other containers.

Members: 34
Latest Activity: Nov 1, 2020

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Artichokes in Plant/Grow Bags

Started by Dianne Caswell. Last reply by Dianne Caswell Apr 17, 2017. 11 Replies

, Container GrowingI have 6 lovely Artichokes that I have to plant out. I have been growing them on since babies and they have been transferred into bigger pots but now need to be planted where I…Continue

Tags: Growing, Container

Growing Citrus in Containers

Started by Terry Layman Oct 22, 2016. 0 Replies

Found this article that might be some of you interested in.http://garden.org/learn/articles/view/1294/As for the container, I…Continue

Dedicated container

Started by Rob Collings. Last reply by Lissa Mar 26, 2016. 11 Replies

A few weeks ago, I purchased a new trough container as an ode? to the new group. I filled it…Continue

Tags: spinach, eggplant, trough, Container

Jerusalem Artichokes in pots

Started by pat pierce. Last reply by Dianne Caswell Feb 19, 2016. 2 Replies

Last year I planted Jerusalem artichokes in pots for the first time. I am growing as many root knot nematode susceptible plants in pots as possible  over 2 years to eradicate the spread of this pest…Continue

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Comment by Elaine de Saxe on February 16, 2016 at 15:36

There is a companion group which might be of interest.

Major issue I've found with pots is drainage - i.e. too much drainage!

Although conventional pots have holes which could contact the ground, adding some extra microbes, worms and organic matter should be beneficial.

 

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