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Peace Be With You

It’s that time of year again, when we seek out nature after a long winter of being cooped up inside (well, not this year as it was an unusually warm winter), and we start spending more time outside preparing and tending to our soil for this year’s garden.  A garden filled with love and arrays of hope as we nurture the land, hoping that it will pay us back tenfold with healthy and plump vegetables and fruits to eat fresh and put on our tables, freeze, give to neighbors and friends, and/or sell to the general public.  If you didn’t procrastinate, then you began germinating your seeds inside during the winter or out in your greenhouse, waiting for the soil to warm up enough, for you to transplant your seedlings into the warm ground filled with an abundance of worms and other animals that are beneficial to the soil, and maybe, you even added some mature compost.  This all sounds fine, but what can you do if you live in an apartment, attached house, a townhouse, a condominium, or multi–family housing, and you have no ground space available?

You have 2 choices, you can move to another location with available space, which is highly unlikely, or seek out alternatives to "conventional gardening."  What alternatives exist?  One choice that is growing popular for those that don’t have available ground area and even those that do, is "container gardening."

Container gardening is portable gardening in which you can

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