Container Gardening Supplies Alexandria LA

Local resource for container gardening supplies in Alexandria, LA. Includes detailed information on local garden supply stores that give access to flower pots, soil conditioners, potting mixes, nursery pots, and container plant food, as well as advice and content on potted plants, hanging plants, and raised bed container gardens.

Hickory Hill Nursery Llc
(318) 748-6838
10 Martin Springs Rd
Forest Hill, LA

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Doug Young Nursery
(318) 748-6787
29 Roberts Rd
Forest Hill, LA

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The Vintage Garden
(504) 219-0477
925 S Labarre Rd
Metairie, LA

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Langridge Plant Sales
(504) 656-2162
14655 Highway 23
Belle Chasse, LA

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O'neals Farm & Garden, Llc
(318) 255-5494
103 South Bonner Road
Ruston, LA
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Green Garden Nursery
(318) 748-6049
189 Whaley Rd
Forest Hill, LA

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J.J.'s Lawn Service
(318) 201-1512
PO Box 35
Echo, LA

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Plants Unlimited Nursery, Llc
(225) 268-5982
12930 Florida Blvd
Livingston, LA

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Laughing Crow Oganics
(504) 610-0386
5127 Prytania st #4
New Orleans, LA

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Airport Garden Center
(985) 542-6599
44530 S Airport Rd
Hammond, LA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Container Gardening | Container gardening ideas for inside or out

Container gardening ideas for inside or out

If you have a small or shady yard, you may assume that creating a garden is simply impossible. But did you know that there is a new way of gardening that allows anyone to grow lush, vibrant plants and even fruits, herbs, flowers and vegetables?

It's called container gardening, and it involves using large containers to grow any kind of garden plant imaginable, resulting in bountiful yields of produce, herbs and other botanicals. You can reap a harvest equal to what you'd get via conventional backyard gardening. As an added bonus, planter gardening is low-maintenance, inexpensive and virtually mess-free.

Container Vegetable Gardening

Almost any type of vegetable can be grown in a container. Popular favorites include tomatoes, cucumbers, summer squashes and beans. As long as your plants get sufficient light, they will produce enough to keep you stocked with fresh produce all summer long – without the expensive grocery bill!

This approach is uniquely suited to organic gardening , since indoor plants aren't exposed to the elements and common pests, making it easier to rely on all-natural growing techniques. If you use natural fertilizers for organic container gardening, your produce will also be 100 percent pesticide free. Choose a large, 15- to 100-quart plastic container for vegetable gardening, or simply use a double or triple layer of sturdy, inexpensive garbage bags.

Container Water Gardening

An unusual new container gardening idea is to create a water garden by growing aquatic plants in large planters filled with a water growing media instead of soil. Choose a sturdy plastic or ceramic planter as well as a smaller planter which will contain the plant itself.

Fill the small planter with packed clay and pot your water plant. Then, fill the large container with water and a water fertilizer and submerge the small container inside of it. When you're done, you can add additional items such as fountains, ro...

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