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  • How-To

    Planting and Pruning Roses

    In the May/June 2010 issue of Fine Gardening , rose grower Paul Zimmerman reveals the secrets of growing these lovely but often frustrating shrubs. These videos will help you as…

  • Potting Soil Recipe for Woody Plants and Perennials
    How-To

    Potting Soil Recipe for Woody Plants and Perennials

    Just as creating a healthy soil environment is crucial for your in-ground plants, providing a suitable growing medium for your container plants is a key factor to success. Most gardeners…

  • mixing potting soil for annuals
    How-To

    Potting Soil Recipe for Annuals

    Just as creating a healthy soil environment is crucial for your in-ground plants, providing a suitable growing medium for your container plants is a key factor to success. Most gardeners…

  • soil recipe for cacti and succulents
    How-To

    Potting Soil Recipe for Cacti and Succulents

    Just as creating a healthy soil environment is crucial for your in-ground plants, providing a suitable growing medium for your container plants is a key factor to success. Most gardeners…

  • picking the perfect planter pot
    Design

    Select the Plants, Then Find a Pot

    In her article "Designing Great Containers," Rita Randolph of Randolph's Greenhouses in Jackson, Tennessee, writes: It doesn’t take long for a fun adventure at the local garden center or greenhouse to…

  • container planting in a beautiful blue pot
    Design

    How to Pick the Right Plants to Accentuate the Container

    Whether you're new to container gardening or are a seasoned pro, you may find that a visit to your local garden center or greenhouse is an overwhelming and frustrating experience.…

  • basic potting soil recipe
    How-To

    A Basic Potting Soil Recipe

    Just as creating a healthy soil environment is crucial for your in-ground plants, providing a suitable growing medium for your container plants is a key factor to success. Most gardeners…

  • Article

    Video: Painting Clay Pots

    If you love terra-cotta but think too much of it can be monotonous, then check out this video about painting clay pots with Fine Gardening associate editor Michelle Gervais. It's…

  • Video

    How to Grow Potatoes in Containers

    What's not to love about potatoes? They're tasty, require little maintenance to grow, and even produce pretty flowers. If you have the right container, you don't even need to plant…