Container Gardening Supplies Iowa City IA

Local resource for container gardening supplies in Iowa City, IA. 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.

Pleasant Valley Garden Center
(319) 337-3118
1301 S Gilbert St
Iowa City, IA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Vines

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Iowa City Landscaping & Garden Center
(319) 337-8351
520 Highway 1 W
Iowa City, IA
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, Bulbs, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Accessories, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees - Live Container, Conifers / Evergreens, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Fertilizers, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Tools, Gardening Supplies, Gifts & Accents, G…

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Joyce's Greenhouse
(319) 626-6525
2836 Kansas Ave Ne
North Liberty, IA

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Lewis Brothers Tree Farm & Nursery
(319) 828-4569
1786 Iwv Rd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Plantpeddler Inc
(563) 547-2361
530 2nd Ave SW
Cresco, IA
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Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Ferns, Florist, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Giftware, Horticulture Companies, Liner / Plug / Starter Plants, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Poinsettias, Potted Flowering Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Trees, Wreaths & Decorations, Vegetables

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Flowerama
(319) 337-5623
Petal Puckers, Inc
Iowa City, IA
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Vegetables

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Forever Green
(319) 337-5986
466 Sugar Creek Lane
North Liberty, IA
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Annuals

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Sunnyview Greenhouses
(319) 656-2589
5665 Hazelwood Ave Sw
Kalona, IA

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Washington Garden Decor & Greenhouses
(319) 653-2471
1820 West Main Street
Washington, IA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Nurseries - Wholesale, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Wildflower Seed

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Sunnyview Greenhouses
(319) 656-2589
5665 Hazelwood Ave Sw
Kalona, IA

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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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