You finally did it—you bought the tall, gorgeous bird of paradise you'd been eyeing at your local nursery. But now it's just sitting in your home in its thin, plastic nursery pot, because repotting a large plant is much more intimidating that you anticipated.
When we think of a traditional vegetable garden, we tend to think of plump, round tomatoes or verdant rows of cabbage growing in a sun-drenched yard. But if you live in an urban area, you’ll need to think outside the box—or inside the container.
Seed germination is one of the fundamentals of gardening, but while it might be a basic element, there are a lot of things that can go wrong. If you’ve ever planted seeds with the hopes of seeing them thrive in a few weeks only to be disappointed, then you know how difficult it can be.