Friday, April 11, 2014

How To Grow Vegetables In A Bucket

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Container planting vegetables is not a new concept, but what about using buckets for growing vegetables? Yes, buckets.

You don’t need a huge backyard to grow food for your family. In fact, you don’t even need a backyard at all. More and more people are container planting vegetables and getting plenty of food. In addition to saving space, using buckets for gardens also helps with a lot of other common gardening problems like young plants getting trampled, rabbits eating plants, poor soil, hard rains, weeds, and ease of care.

Another great benefit of growing vegetables in buckets is that they are portable. If your tomato is not getting enough sun in a certain area, simply pick it up and put it somewhere else.  Read the entire article.

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