Why has container gardening been a constant feature of gardening for centuries? Easy—you can do anything in a container, from growing edibles to pagoda dogwoods to vining plants to a prairie in miniature. Be it a plain plastic pot or century-old terra cotta, a container garden is limited only by your imagination and basic garden know-how. It’s really just a garden in miniature, where you can control the soil, water, sun, wind and even temperature.
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