Growing basil in a pot on your patio can be a fun and rewarding gardening experience. Not only is basil a delicious herb to use in cooking, but it is also easy to care for and maintain. However, to grow healthy and productive basil plants, you need to provide the right growing conditions. In this post, we’ll cover some essential tips for growing basil in a pot, including choosing the right pot size and depth, selecting the best soil mix, ensuring your basil plant gets enough sunlight, fertilizing your basil plant, pruning your basil plant, and protecting it from common pests. By following these tips, you can successfully grow a healthy and delicious basil plant in a pot on your patio.
Galvanized steel raised beds let anyone that loves gardening use their space more efficiently and garden easier with fewer pests than traditional in-ground gardening. ga If you are doing urban gardening, raised beds let you pack more garden into a smaller place and gives you the option to build up your soil instead of working […]
Plastic garden tools are great for small space gardeners that don’t need the bulk and heft of metal gardening tools. Here are my best suggestions as to what to buy.
Growing lettuce is containers is a common practice fur urban gardeners. This practice maximizes, gives better control from pests and at the same time gives access to a whole host of varieties that you will never find in you local grocery store. A cool weather crop, lettuce is one of the first plants you can […]
Growing Herbs in Containers and Beds Most herbs are relatively shallow rooted and can be grown in most pots, containers or raised beds. The key element for growing herbs is providing a balance between enough soil to hold moisture while at the same time providing enough drainage for the plants to not suffer from root […]
Why you should grow tomatoes in fabric pots For urban gardeners, space is always a concern. Growing tomatoes in fabric pots is one way to maximize your growing area. Regardless of whether you have a whole garden to work with or just a small balcony, I highly suggest giving this method for growing tomatoes a […]
Knowing The Right Pot Size For Tomatoes Is Critical One of the most popular urban gardening choices is tomatoes, but what pot size do you need for tomatoes? A common mistake when growing tomatoes in containers is going too small. Tomatoes are heavy feeders that have extensive root systems. Going too small means stunted plants […]