Bubble SIPs are a great way to supply both water and oxygen to plants growing in low light indoors This is a bubble SIP made from a Glad 48 oz Big Bowl. I highly recommend starting with SIPs by growing some plants in clear plastic containers like this. As you can see below, the root system and soil moisture are visible. You can see exactly what is going on. Once you gain experience you will be able to grow any terrestrial plant in any water tight container of any size equipped with a SIP bubble reservoir or multiple reservoirs.
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Life on the Balcony — Gardening Tips for Apartment and Condo Dwellers When I decided that I wanted to make a tiny terrarium of some sort, I immediately thought of using a baby food jar. You might think that baby food jars came to mind because, well, I have a baby. But almost all baby food comes in squeezable pouches these days.
Good news and bad news. I had planned to film a short video showing you how to make a pallet garden, but the weather didn’t cooperate. I was stapling the landscape fabric onto the pallet when it started drizzling and got really windy. That’s the bad news. But I know I promised a tutorial today, so I took photos and have kept my word to share how to make the pallet garden. I tried to be as detailed as possible.
Vegetable gardeners in urban areas are faced with lots of problems such as lack of space, soils contaminated with heavy metals such as lead and arsenic, shade from trees and buildings, and soil-borne diseases such as fusarium, pythium, rhizoctonia, and phytophthora. If you have a passion for vegetable gardening, consider growing vegetables in containers. Vegetables and even flowers and herbs grown in containers can be placed or moved to any spot such as windows, balconies, patios, and doorsteps where there is full sun. The vegetables suitable for container gardening are the ones that require small spaces -- particularly the dwarf or determinate types, that bear fruit or other harvestable parts over a longer period of time. Making Herb and Vegetable Containers - Successful Container Gardens
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