7 Great Container Garden How-To's

It's growing season, and I've been spending weekends in our family garden outside the city, but when I'm in town, I have very little room for growing anything. Container gardening is one way of dealing with a lack of outdoor space, and Apartment Therapy writers have put together many How To's on the subject over the years. Here are some of the best. Enjoy!

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1. How to Plant a Super Easy Tomato Container Garden - If you want to grow tomatoes this summer, now's the time to plant them. Rachel Wray at Re-Nest gives a super simple guide.

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2. How to Plant a Terrarium in a Jar - Terrariums are hot right now. Here's how to make your own for pennies.

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3. How to Grow a Salad Greens Windowbox Garden - Guest blogger Maria Finn wrote this how-to for an edible indoor garden.

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4. How to Re-Pot Your House Plants - Helpful tips on how to move your plants into a bigger pot from Tanya in Boston.

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5. How to Make Can Planters - Laure in Los Angeles made these beautiful tins from old tomato cans.

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6. How to Make a One-Pot Indoor Herb Garden - This post went up on the Kitchn three years ago and it still keeps resurfacing. A great guide for cooks who want to grow their own herbs.

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7. How to Start a Container Garden - Tips for growing lettuce, arugula, tomatoes, and herbs.

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Maxwell left teaching in 2001 to start Apartment Therapy as a design business helping people to make their homes more beautiful, organized AND healthy. The website started up in 2004 with the help of his brother, Oliver.

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