Top 5 best container garden vegetables for beginners

Top 5 best container garden vegetables for beginners

The best container garden vegetables for beginners have three things in common: They’re easy to grow, they produce well in average conditions, and they thrive in small spaces. I started my first container garden almost 20 years ago with a few herbs and a tomato plant. Herbs are great first plants for a new gardener,…

How to grow edamame

How to grow edamame

A step-by-step guide to growing soybeans in pots If you’ve ever eaten in a Japanese restaurant, there’s a good chance you’ve had edamame beans. These salty, nutty treats are so addictive … If you love them as much as I do, you’ll want to learn how to grow edamame in containers so you can have…

Fall and winter vegetables for container gardens

Fall and winter vegetables for container gardens

After the excitement of starting a spring garden and the long, lush summer growing season … it’s time to think about fall and winter vegetables! Plenty of cool-weather veggies thrive in fall temperatures. In warmer zones that don’t see much frost, like zones 8-10, you can grow many vegetables year-round. The cooler seasons are also…