The best vegetables for container gardening are those that do not take up much space. These plants won’t up much space but will yield plenty of fresh produce.
When I first got married, my husband and I moved into a tiny apartment in my in-law’s home. My in-laws were generous about sharing their patio and yard but it was very shady. The only sunny spots to grow vegetables were on the patio, so I found some big gallon-sized pots and grew tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, and even cantaloupe!
Even if you have only a little bit of space, you can grow great veggies, herbs, and even fruit.
Redbuds and crabapples are features of spring in Virginia. It’s been raining ever since I planted the peas, lettuce, beets, onions and broccoli raab on Sunday – yay! The constant moisture will not only keep the cats out of the raised vegetable garden beds, it will encourage seed germination.
Pollinating insects are our friends, the so-called “good” bugs in the garden. Many plants rely upon these creatures to help them reproduce.
Scabiosa “Butterfly Blue” attracts butterflies and withstands drought once it is established. It’s a great plant for southern gardens.
Looking for native perennial flowers to add to your butterfly garden? These three will make you fall in love with native perennials!
These butterfly garden flowers offer carefree plants with gorgeous colors to attract butterflies to the garden.