What can I use for container gardening?

What can I use for container gardening?

Container and Small-Space Gardening
If you have limited space in your garden, there is still an abundance of produce you can grow in containers. If you live in the city, you can grow vegetables using the smallest of balconies or patios as well as indoor windowsills. They can also be highly decorative, all sorts of colours and sizes of pots are available, along with eye-catching mulches to place on top of the compost such as broken shells or glass beads. Types of containers for your garden Clay and terracotta These come in many different sizes and designs. When buying, make sure that they are frost-proof rather than frost-resistant to avoid them developing cracks during hard winters. If you stand the pot on 'feet', there will be less risk of frost damage. Terracotta and clay…
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What can I use instead of plastic plant pots?

What can I use instead of plastic plant pots?

Gardening Tips
If you are into gardening, you might have noticed that almost everything you buy, whether it is a plant in a pot, compost, soil or garden tools, will come in some sort of plastic. The problem with plastic is that it could take anywhere between 20 to 500 years to decompose and it is polluting our environment. What can we use instead of plastic plant pots? In this article we are going to talk about some eco-friendly alternatives. What is wrong with plastic pots? The biggest issue with plastic plant pots is that they cannot be easily recycled. Recycling facilities sort plastic items by bouncing an infrared beam on them, since black plastic absorbs light, it cannot be sorted and goes straight through the system and off to landfill or…
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