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Can you see those little, baby figs? Those are in my tree! I’ve been carefully rereading Claire’s guest post about how to grow figs in a container and following all of her advice. So far, so good!

What’s growing in your container garden?

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Spring may have technically sprung on March 20th, but I didn’t really start noticing it until this week. I ate my first home-grown strawberry! Man-o-man was it delicious too. And since I grew it myself, I know I didn’t ingest lots of chemicals, like I would have if I had eaten a commercially grown strawberry. YUM!

In order to get you in the gardening spirit of spring, I’m going to send one lucky person a copy of Garden Up! Smart Vertical Design for Small and Large Spaces

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Container Garden Journal

March 12, 2011
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We’ve been having a lot of fun here in container gardening land. In case you missed it, we’re having a grow along, a community container garden. I’ve also added a message board so that we can all discuss our container gardens and how they’re doing. There’s still plenty of time for you to join in. […]

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Container Gardening Journal

January 28, 2011
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It’s been a while since I’ve shared a journal post, but I’ve seen too many great blog posts and tweets lately to put this post off any further. Without further ado…

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Container Gardening Journal

November 12, 2010

I’ve tried out several names for this series of posts and none of them really do it for me. I’m going to try calling the links and little tid-bits of info I like sharing with you all my “journal.” We’ll see if that sticks. My Favorite Recent Garden Blog Posts… Gen has a fascinating post […]

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Container Gardening Grab Bag 7/16

July 16, 2010
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Gardening Posts MeemsNYC solves a problem a lot of us have right now: What to do with all those zucchini?! I loved touring around Laura’s patio garden. Keep an eye out for her ‘Pretty Much Picasso’ petunias. They look great on the black ladder/plant stand! If you enjoy seeing cute kids in the garden, hearing […]

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Container Garden Grab Bag: 6/11

June 11, 2010
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Must Read Container Gardening Posts Black and Tan Container: love, Love, LOVE this container design by Christina Salwitz. So amazingly beautiful. Speaking of Christina, she’s the featured guest on this month’s Nest In Style podcast! A Hanging Basket Story: Andrea Bellamy shares some new Proven Winners plants and combines them in a pretty hanging basket. […]

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A Great Blog You Should Read: J Peterson Garden Design

November 12, 2009

I’ve recently discovered a newish blog that I wanted to bring to LOTB readers’ attention: J Peterson Garden Design. Jenny is a professional garden designer who works in the Austin, Texas area. I originally discovered her blog through Twitter (@MulchMaven), and have really enjoyed reading her thoughtful and interesting posts on her blog. Recently she […]

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Lots of Container Gardening Tips and Ideas Mentioned in Dead Tree Media

June 28, 2009

8 Tips for Growing an Herb Garden Plant a Window Box to Improve Your View Aluminum Cachepots are Lightweight Alternatives Getting Creative With Containers Give Your Container Plants Some Love–But Not Too Much

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Great Weekend Reading

June 5, 2009

I’m headed out the door for a weekend cruise with my family. I’m super excited to spend a lot of time with my brothers, one lives in Philadelphia, and the other just finished his first year of college in Vermont. I’ll be back on Monday and will have a new post up then. I hope […]

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