Have you always wanted to try your hand at planting stuff? What’s the biggest obstacle that’s holding back your gardening plans? Eight cases out of ten, the most common reason why people do not go ahead with their gardening plans is because they feel that they do not have enough space. It might be because they live in an apartment complex where there is not even enough space to hang clothes to dry or their yard is already occupied by something else.
Lack of space should never be a reason why a person does not go through with his dreams of making a garden. Instead it should be a reason for someone to become innovative and creative in coming up with ways on how to go one with gardening and planting even if there is a lack of space.
The best solution for this is to plant your garden in containers. That can be a way to go around the fact that you really don’t the space for that kind of activity. Another advantage of that method is that you can place the plants in the free spaces that cannot handle the usual plants not placed in containers. You can take advantage of walls, niches and crevices for thi
Here are some great ideas when it comes to coming up with the best plant containers:
Containers That Are Self-Watering– This type of container have a water reservoir that allows the soil of the container to draw moisture from it. It has a way for the excess water to escape. This kind of setup makes it possible for you to leave the plant without worrying about whether you need to water it or not. This arrangement is ideal for certain types of vegetables and flowering plants that are mostly ornamental.
Baskets- Baskets used for container planting are usually made from wire but other materials can also be used. This kind of container makes it possible for you to hang the plants on a wall and makes for a great arrangement. It is perfect when you want to create an effect for the plants where they seem to be hanging in mid-air.
Pots- Pots are perhaps the oldest forms of container for plants. Pottery is one of the ancient art forms that has been practiced and perfected by different people and cultures. There are many types of pots that are available today, but gardening experts recommend the use of unglazed clay pots.
Research has shown that too much water or moisture on the ground is actually the main cause of indoor plants dying. The use of glazed pots tend to worsen this since the water cannot seep through them. Unglazed pots on the other hand can permit water to pass through which greatly reduces the risk of rotting on the roots. You can just place the unglazed pot inside a more ornamental one if you are worried about the appearance.
These are just three of the best containers for plants that are available today. You can try them out if you want to start at gardening.