07/27/2013 10:08 am ET | Updated Sep 26, 2013

Container Gardening Basics: The Dirt On Soil


The right soil or potting medium is essential for a successful container garden. The right soil will feed your plants and encourage strong root systems; the wrong soil can result in failure. It may sound simple, but it takes a variety of ingredients to achieve this, and the health of your container garden depends on it.

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