ID

426-336 (SPES-255P)

Authors as Published

Diane Relf, Retired Extension Specialist, Environmental Horticulture, Virginia Tech; Reviewed by Dave Close, Consumer Horticulture and Master Gardener Specialist, Horticulture, Virginia Tech


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If you don’t have space for a vegetable garden or if your present site is too small, consider raising fresh, nutritious, homegrown vegetables in containers. A window sill, patio, balcony, or doorstep can provide sufficient space for a productive container garden. Problems with soil-borne diseases, nematodes, or poor soil can also be overcome by switching to container gardening.


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Publication Date

September 16, 2020