Q. My son is a boy scout and is looking to work on an Eagle Scout project making a container garden in Chester Pa. Can you provide any useful
Here are some suggestions:
Look at our Container Gardens subject guide
It contains recommended videos, books and useful websites. We have many other subject guides on a variety of gardening and greening topics, including vegetable gardening, where he will find useful advice.
He should plan to attend this year's Philadelphia Flower Show and pay special attention to the Container Garden Challenges held daily at noon in the Gardener's Studio. Conveniently located in the center of the Show floor, the Gardener's Studio allows gardening and greening experts from around the country, top selling authors and local horticultural gurus to share their passion with Show visitors.
The Gardener's Studio schedule will be on the show website by early February.
Some resources to check out:
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