If your vegetable gardening is limited by insufficient space or an unsuitable area, consider the possibility of raising fresh, nutritious, homegrown vegetables in containers. A window sill, a patio, a balcony or a doorstep will provide sufficient space for a productive mini-garden. Problems with soil-borne diseases, nematodes or poor soil conditions can be easily overcome by switching to a container garden. You will learn about raising vegetables, including:
- Crop selection
- Best varieties for container-grown vegetables
- Best types of growing media and soils
- Information about seeding and transplanting
- Best fertilization methods
- How to detour diseases and insects
This guide to raising vegetables also has several useful tables about crop types, number of days for germination, number of weeks to optimal age for transplanting, general size of containers, amount of light required and the number of days from seeding to harvest. It also troubleshoots common problems in container gardening. Make this thorough guide to raising vegetables part of your reading curriculum today, as it provides knowledgeable information for helping you prepare for your spring container garden!