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7 Elements of Organic Container Gardening

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There are seven different, basic elements that are going to be required when you are beginning an organic container garden of any time. These seven elements are:

  1. Plants
  2. Water
  3. Sunlight
  4. Temperature
  5. Fertilizers or nutrients
  6. Planning
  7. Patience

1. Plants

Plants are obviously one of the more obvious basic elements because they are what is going to be planted, grown and harvested. This is what organic gardening is all about. You should be choosing plants that you are interested in growing and harvesting in order to get the most out of your garden space. You can grow anything you want in containers, and the plants will stay adequately sized for the containers because the roots will be properly contained. Determine the types of plants or crops you are interested in growing and make sure to use them properly. Read More

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