Container gardening requires containers. Containers can get costly, so I’ve been watching a local garage sale group on FB hoping to find some good, colorful containers for my new gardening adventure.
Lucky for me, I scored big time!!!!!
I happened to be on Facebook when someone posted that she was selling some ceramic pots for a friend. There were several in the photo and she said there were more not in the picture. I immediately sent her a message and said, “I want them.”
A few hours later, the girls and I headed a few miles down the road and headed back home with these . . . . .
And this one . . . .
that included the fern. In addition, I scored a few small ones that will be good for some herbs, plus this larger plastic container . . . . .
Once I clean in out and add in some fresh soil, it will work nicely for growing some vegetables.
But the one I’m most excited about is this one . . . . .
A very large pot with a mango tree!!!!!
I really wanted to experiment with growing some fruit trees in containers, but didn’t expect I would walk away with a potted Mango tree for $10.
In all, I spent $50 on 13 pots, one containing a fern and the other a Mango tree.
Not a bad deal at all!!!
Now I need a plant dolly for the Mango tree so I can more easily move it. For tonight though, it sits on the patio. I’ll work on moving it to a location that will still get plenty of sunlight, while being a little more protected.
This gardening season should be a fun experiment and I have some tools to help me get started. My hope is that I’ll have at least a little success in the process.