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Container Vegetable Gardening Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Container Vegetable Gardening.

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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

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 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

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

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Updated 9/25/2016 7:51:08 PM

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starchy Vegetables and carbs
Updated 9/25/2016 9:17:04 PM

My goal is to loose 59.7 pounds by July 2017 in ten months. First is this safe to do without loosing muscle. I was told to eat less carbs. What vegetables are consider carbs. Where can I find a list and copy it to take to the store with me....  Read more

Helped my warehouse guys unload a 40' container to
Updated 9/23/2016 12:33:30 AM

Helped my warehouse guys unload a 40' container today! My shortness was an advantage cause I could climb up and get everything higher. What a workout unloading 1500 boxes! Sure I'll feel it in AM...  Read more

Vegetable tragedy: beet juice down the side of my
Updated 9/25/2016 5:56:55 PM

Vegetable tragedy: beet juice down the side of my shirt, pants, and shoulder bag! There are good choices and better choices. Eventually, I'll get this right. lol #choices, #laugh...  Read more

Hoping the big pot of vegetable soup I made tonigh
Updated 9/21/2016 10:51:22 PM

Hoping the big pot of vegetable soup I made tonight will help keep me within my points range for the next few days....  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

Reduce waste

I place a container in the sink to collect water as I rinse vegetables, dishes, etc. Then I pour it into containers and use that to water my houseplants and garden....  Read more

Gardening

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

A Guide to Growing Your Own Living Salad Garden

A refreshing summer salad starts with turning a bit of dirt right in your own backyard. There’s nothing more satisfying than a hearty, healthy bowl of greens and veggies handpicked from your own garden or back porch planter box. Whether it'...  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 produce...  Read more