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I can give concise answers on growing plants in containers instead of the ground, why and how to plant them and how to maintain them.

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Master Gardner in Charlotte County Florida,,with 10 years experience.


Master Gardner Association of Charlotte County, Florida


Associates Degree

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I am currently also an expert in the Tropical Plant dept.

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2016-02-15 Container gardening beginner help:

Hi Amanda, five gallon containers will do fine for your Tomatoes, Peppers and Lettuce, but you are right, the rest of your list would need to be in the ground; Use Miracle-Grow Moisture Control potting

2015-08-15 When to water:

Hi Christine, there are products out there , but they are not worth the price, for they only show you when a certain area dries out and usually by that time the plant is already stressed; that said, what

2015-05-07 dwarf peach tree:

Hi Kee, what happened to the main tree is open to all kinds of speculation, I would need to have a lot more info to even attempt to unravel why it has declined, that said, the growth you see from the bottom

2015-05-02 flower box choices:

Hi Ken, you didn't reference where you live, so I'm giving you a mixture,,,whatever you can find where you are will do fine; keep in mind any annual, even the heat lovers need a couple of inches of mulch

2013-09-03 Fertilization:

Hi Brandon,,,treat it the same way you would , if it was in the ground, when a deciduous plant/tree sheds its leaves,,,it is in essence, going to sleep and when you or I sleep, we don't eat; the same in


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