How to - Gardening Basics

Container planting advice and ideas

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CanadianGardening.com

From picking the right pot to what to plant, here's everything you need to know about container gardening

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Expert tips on container gardening

Learn from the pros and create gorgeous mini-gardens in pots




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Arrange a succulent hanging basket

Tender and winter-hardy succulents create a unique display



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Plant a container for a shady spot

Decorate your table with this cool planter filled with plants in monochromatic green



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One pot, four looks

Take a basic black container and spice it up with plants to suit your style and space

 

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Five bold plants that have year-round presence

B.C. garden designer Rob Bond picks his top container plant picks



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Build a Mini Water Garden Oasis

Create your own small-scale water oasis in a container



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Grow a pond in a pot

Enjoy a water garden even in the smallest of spaces




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Add an easy-care oxalis to your windowsill

Feeling lucky? Colourful shamrocks offer an easy-care touch of spring all year long



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10 pretty planters

Dress up your deck, balcony or front porch with attractive containers to display your favourite flowers and plants

 

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