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Survival Gardening Tips for Container Gardens

Many of us survival gardeners are fortunate enough to have land—land we can plant and not have to worry about space. But, many people interested in survival gardening aren’t so lucky.  They may live in the city, where they have very small plots of land.  Or worse, they may only have a patio or balcony to garden from.   I’m here to say, never fear, you too can be a survival gardener.  Container gardening is definitely an option to those of you with limited space!

In this article, I’ll highlight some of the main guidelines to follow when it comes to container gardening.  It’s really not as hard as it may seem, and if done correctly, you’d be surprised how many fruits and vegetables you can grow for you and your family.  Here are the basics:

Obviously every plant is different, so be sure to do your research when starting a container garden [2].  You may want to try herbs first and other easy to grow in container plants such as lettuce, onions, strawberries, and tomatoes.  Never think it’s impossible—anything is possible—especially when it comes to survival!