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Container Vegetable Gardening Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Container Vegetable Gardening.

8 Ways to 'Green' Your Kitchen

Greening your life—reducing your impact on the environment—takes a little research and planning. Because the kitchen is the most waste-producing room in an average house, it's a great place to start. The best way to do it is slowly, b...  Read more

How to Grow Your Own Herbs for Cooking

The next time a recipe calls for fresh basil, skip the poor substitute of dried basil, forgo the last-minute dash to the supermarket for some overpriced wilted basil, and just pluck a few tender leaves off of the basil plant you have growing in your...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Composting

When organic matter such as leaves, grass clippings and food scraps break down, you get compost, a dark, dirt-like "soil" that is rich in nutrients. Compost happens even without human involvement; for example, the leaves that fall on the fo...  Read more

How to Start an Indoor Herb Garden

Do the changing seasons leave you a little wistful for summer’s wealth of fresh produce? Then keep the growing season going all year by starting an indoor herb garden! Even if you have little experience with plants or very little space to work...  Read more

The Benefits of Growing Your Own Food

Environmentalists have been admonishing us for years to conserve fuel to lessen our impact on the planet. Some of us have taken heed by walking, biking, carpooling, combining trips, or trading in our SUVs for hybrids. While you probably appreciate th...  Read more

Do beans/legumes count as a serving of vegetables
Updated 11/23/2015 12:57:12 PM

I'm working on adding my 3-5 a day in regularly. If I have a bean salad instead of a green salad, would that count as a serving of vegetables? It seems people always talk about beans and legumes as something separate....  Read more

Roasted vegetables? I like using olive oil & dried

Roasted vegetables? I like using olive oil & dried spices brushed onto potatoes, onions, carrots, asparagus, sprouts can be great too....  Read more

fruits, vegetables, slide tracker?
Updated 11/12/2015 7:27:15 PM

Is this still available somewhere other than start page? I also don't have the option for the drop down notice in step two. So, I'm thinking it's gone. I know I can add fruits and vegetables to other goals but the slider feature was so helpful and...  Read more

Popped some back garden pics on my page. They are
Updated 11/12/2015 3:49:40 PM

Popped some back garden pics on my page. They are every which way up, but they give the drift!...  Read more

ive been hearing a lot about roasted vegetables, h
Updated 11/10/2015 11:00:14 AM

ive been hearing a lot about roasted vegetables, how do you prep/cook them? any suggestions? thanks...  Read more

Vegetable garden

Growing your own vegetable garden forces you to eat more vegetables....I have cucumbers and tomatoes growing everywhere! 258...  Read more

Plant a garden wherever you are!

You can plant gardens wherever are and enjoy the fruits of your labor in the freshest vegetables and fruits you can eat. Whether it is a container garden, a garden under lights, or in your back yard, it can also elevate your spirits and provide a li...  Read more


Anyone who loves gardening and wants to combine this love with their desire to be fit and healthy!...  Read more

Should You Be Planning a Victory Garden?

Victory Gardens were a popular thing back in the early 1940s. Some referred to them as 'war gardens' while others called them 'food gardens for defense'. In 1943 due to the rationing of canned goods for families, these gardens produced up to 41 perce...  Read more

My Foray into Vegetable Gardening

I've been saying for years that I want to start my own garden.  I love this time of year when farmer's markets open, and each week, and vendors have new things to try.  I always go and think "I'm sure it couldn't be tha...  Read more