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Easily Grow Flowers, Herbs, & More With Container Gardening

Grow beautiful flowers, fresh herbs, and tasty vegetables the easy way (even in small spaces) with container gardening!
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Created by Meg Smolinski
Last updated 10/2015
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  • 38 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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This course is designed for people who are looking to start growing fresh flowers and produce in small space and small places. Taught by Meg Smolinski, a Master Gardener who volunteers at the National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian Gardens in Washington, D.C., this course will give you the knowledge you need to start your own container garden.

Guarantee: By the end of this course you will learn how to grow beautiful flowers, fragrant herbs, and delicious vegetables in containers, plain and simple!

Why take this course?

This was a great, well-prepared lecture for folks brand new to container gardening. I liked the engaging lecture style and the resources offered at the end. -- Kelsey Low

Join over 1,500 students who have learned how to grow beautiful container gardens from my course!

In this course you'll learn:

  • How to correctly choose containers to use for your garden
  • Tips on placement of the containers and container preparation for optimal plant growth
  • Overview of what plants to choose for container gardens
  • Maintenance of your container garden including appropriate fertilization, watering, pruning, replanting, and harvesting
  • Tips from my "lessons learned"--learn from the mistakes I've made with my own container gardens!
  • Helpful resources for further information and education

One super-satisfied student (that will be me)...Check! If lack of gardening space is stopping you from pursuing your gardening interest this course will do you wonders.

-- Michael Choke

The Better Than Money Back Guarantee

As always there is a 30 day money back guarantee. But I believe that this guarantee is too weak so I propose this for you. If you do not get the results that you are looking for in this course then I will personally give you double your money back out of my own pocket. I am committed to only deliver the very best in my teaching and content and I am confident that your life will never again be the same once you discover your passion.

Anyone--including you!--can start a container garden to provide fresh vegetables, fruits, and beautiful flowers. Get started on the right foot with your container garden by using my course!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone looking to start a container garden on their patio, porch, or even in their window!
  • People living in apartments or people with patios
  • People who love gardens but don't love the mess
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What Will I Learn?
Know what containers to use for a container garden
How to plant a container garden
How to maintain a container garden
How to fertilize and water a container garden
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  • An open mind (green thumb not required!)
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 7 Lectures Collapse All 7 Lectures 41:06
Containers, Plants, Fertilizer, Water, & Other Container Garderning Essentials
6 Lectures 38:01

In this lecture I'll give you an overview of container gardening including why I think that container gardening can be done by nearly everyone!

Preview 06:51

This lecture will cover the right types of containers to choose for your garden and those that should be avoided

Preview 09:46

This lecture will cover how to actually plant your garden including container preparation, plant selection, and soil selection

Planting Your Container Garden

I'll cover how to properly fertilize, water, prune, replant your garden, as well as the most fun part--harvesting!

Maintaining Your Container Garden

These are tips gleaned from my own gardening disasters--learn from them so you don't make the same mistakes!

Tips for Starting Your Container Garden

These helpful websites can give you even more information and tips on container gardening.

Additional Resources
Bonus Content
1 Lecture 00:00
Sunlight Calculator & Plant Selection Guides
3 pages
About the Instructor
4.3 Average rating
10 Reviews
1,612 Students
1 Course
Gardener, Student, & Life Skills Master

Meg Smolinski has been in love with gardening since she was a little girl, always fascinated with the idea of getting tiny seeds to grown beautiful plants and flowers. She has volunteered in gardens across Washington, DC, including volunteering with the horticulture department of the National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian Gardens, as well as doing countless volutneer hours for her Master Gardening certification tghrough the University of the District of Columbia. SHe is currently an active member of the Takoma Park Horticultural Club.

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