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How to Grow Mesclun Salad in a Container

Salad greens grow great in containers. For a nice variety of lettuces, plant a mesclun mix, which contains a blend of seeds.

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Top 24 Container Gardening Projects

  1. 1. Brighten a Dull Space With a Container Garden

    DIY Network shows you how to easily add color and interest to any space with a container garden.

  2. 2. The Dirt on Creative Containers

    A DIY master gardener offers suggestions on different kinds of garden containers.

  3. 3. Gardening in Containers

    DIY experts offer a guide for the selection of containers and demonstrate how to make almost any container suitable for growing vegetab...

  4. 4. How to Plant Herb Pots

    Fresh herbs are a requirement for many home cooks. By planting a variety of herbs in containers, anybody can enjoy the flavor of these ...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 5. Creating a Potting Bench

    Learn how to save space in your working area with these simple directions.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 6. How to Plant an Herb Garden for Patio or Window Box

    This close-at-hand herb garden will give your kitchen the advantage that French cooks have.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 7. How To Plant Vegetables for Sun

    These expert tips can help make container gardening easy and provide some eye-catching vegetables in your landscape.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 8. How to Grow Container Tomatoes

    Even the most space-challenged gardener can have fresh tomatoes. If you don't have the space or yard for a garden, grow a crop in a han...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 9. How to Create a Self-Watering Planter

    Just add water when it gets low and your self-watering planter will do the rest.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 10. PVC Planter

    Build a hip elevated planter from PVC pipe! It's a great way to bring your plants up to eye level and give your garden more dimension, ...

  11. 11. Lightweight Concrete Planters

    Learn how to create lightweight indoor or outdoor concrete containers using castoff foam packing materials from DIY Network.

  12. 12. How to Build a Window Box Planter

    A window-box planter is a great way to add detail to a home's exterior.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 13. Planting Window Boxes for Shade

    DIY gardening experts show how to add charm and color to a home with window boxes full of plants that will thrive in the shade.

  14. 14. Patio Umbrella Planter (02:00)

    Create a cute planter that fits around a patio umbrella.

  15. 15. How To Construct Planting Boxes

    A series of different-sized boxes can provide a useful space for raised gardening.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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