Benefits of Gardening in Containers: Do you live in an apartment complex where digging up a little sod is out of the question? Or, maybe you just don't have the physical ability to tend a large garden, but still want the benefits and rewards of having one, like having a spiritual retreat for meditation? Have you considered container gardening? Container gardening is simply growing your garden in - you guessed it - containers! It was born of a strong desire, and in some cases a need, to produce herbs, vegetables, and flowers within a limited amount of space and/or poor soil conditions, all which can be controlled by gardening in containers.
Container gardening can be beneficial for many individuals and situations:
The design of your container garden doesn't need to be complicated or even expensive. For a simple, yet effective container garden, follow these simple steps:
You can get just as creative with a container garden as you can with a large garden, maybe even more so. Look for unique decorations and whimsical statues like cute garden gnomes to add to your garden and you've got your own perfect little slice of nature, indoors, in your own container garden!