Container gardening is also referred as pot gardening; itis the process of growing plants, such as edible plants completely in containers instead of using the ground. A container used in gardening for various flowers, plants of different types, vegetables. We use pot, box, tub, basket or a hanging basket for container gardening.
Pots are made of plastic normally; we use Small pots for flowers and in growing some vegetables, we prefer the bigger ones. This method is useful where we find the climate unsuitable for the plants. When we transfer these plants from one pot to another small or large pot, then the process is known as Re-potting. This process depends on the size of their root system.
Reasons to Start Container Gardening
- Reduce the carbon
According to the studies, plants provide CO2 and absorb the carbon level, in order to reduce the carbon level at your home, you can go for container gardening. Choose this option and grow our very own vegetables and consume these healthy vegetables from your own container garden!
- No packaging waste
If you would grow your own veggies, then you don’t have to go for store products, so this way there will be no packaging waste. So, produce from your container garden and get away from the packaging waste to get tastier, natural and fresh veggies.
- Healthier produce
Fruits and Veggies are often picked approx a week before arriving in supermarkets, so they are picked up before the right time for the long journeys to the markets, such as Tomatoes, they are picked when they’re still green and before thy get fully developed.
Making your own container garden solve this problem and you will get fully grown veggies and fruits. This also makes sure that you’re packed the full grown veggies with vitamins, minerals, and other good stuff.
- Takes no space
Container gardening allows the indoor gardening and purifies the environment while taking very little space. So, this is a small space solution for gardening, growing plants, fruits, reduce noise pollution and improve your health.
- Free of pesticides
These days food safety is a big concern, crops in the farmer’s fields get sprays full of pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides. So, when you grow your own food, you don’t have to worry about poisonous chemicals and your fruits and veggies are very much natural.