20 Low Maintenance Container Gardens for Beginners

The container gardens will make you look like a pro - without making you garden like one!

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Make a small garden look large in a bundt pan

Turn some old kitchen containers into planters for conveniently sized gardens.

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Use Dollar Store bins so you have a few tries

Start your garden with a few buckets, so that you get a couple of chances to get it right.

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Start with tomatoes (they grow great in pots)

Tomatoes are edible, look bright and beautiful, and they're easy to grow.

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Regrow your salad scraps on the countertop

Some salad scraps can root in a glass of water - some can even grow fully!

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Hang any houseplant in a can

Put a little houseplant in a can & hang it up. Everyone will think you're a seasoned gardener.

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Turn boxwood sprigs into a chic topiary

Make your own chic topiaries, by simply sitting a nursury-bought seedling in an urn.

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Plant in buckets to use less water

Start your garden off right, by planting in a large bucket & using a smaller bucket to collect run-off.

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Set a few cacti in a cinder block

Set some soil and a few plants in a chunky cinder block, for an edgy & easy garden.

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Hang moss-wrapped plants in the window

If you don't have enough sunny spots in your home, hang plants directly in the window like this.

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Upcycle empty cans into easy succulent pots

Turn your space into a green-filled paradise on the cheap, by setting easy succulents in cans.

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Put a trailing plant in a colander

Upcycle a colander into a perfect draining planter for trailing plants.

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Make a simple mix of succulents for the table

Succulents are easy to care for, and they'll look gorgeous without much work.

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