Container Gardening Supplies Urbandale IA

Local resource for container gardening supplies in Urbandale, 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.

Boesen The Florist
(515) 313-7449
3422 Beaver Ave
Des Moines, IA
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Vegetables

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Piney Ridge Greenhouse
(515) 276-9554
6355 Nw 51st St
Johnston, IA
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Annuals

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Johnston Hy-vee
(515) 270-9045
5750 Merle Hay Rd Po Box 9
Johnston, IA
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Annuals

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Perennial Gardens
(515) 964-7702
1633 NW 84th Ave
Ankeny, IA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Landscape Consulting, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plant Merchants, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Heirloom Gardens
(515) 996-2466
29154 360th Street
Van Meter, IA
 
Central Iowa Floral
(515) 277-3962
6100 Hickman Road
Urbandale, IA
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Greenhouse Growers, Plants

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PBS Landscaping Inc
(515) 278-1118
5555 NW Beaver Dr
Johnston, IA
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Landscape Consulting, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Renes Greenhouse Inc
(515) 986-3716
9401 Nw 70th Ave
Johnston, IA

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TNT Landscaping & Nursery
(515) 965-1206
1313 SW Ordnance Rd
Ankeny, IA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Heirloom Gardens
(515) 996-2466
29154 360th Street
Van Meter, IA
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Annuals, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Grower Locations, Heirloom Plant Nurseries, Herbs, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Ornamental Grasses, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plant Merchants, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Vines

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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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