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I love love LOVE the pic of

By LoriLovesPink

I love love LOVE the pic of your zucchini pots!! It inspires me to try again... last year mine were a bust. I have learned 2 things with container gardening over the last 2 years... 1)drainage holes are NECESSARY, or your plants are subject to drown in weekly downpours, and 2) on account of the drainage holes, you will NEEEED to water your plants daily. So if you are going on vacation, call a neighbor, or you will come home to some french fried tomatoes. It's amazing what people will do for you in exchange for some homegrown tomatoes!!! Last year I tried out some 5-gallon buckets bought very inexpensively at Lowes, drilled a LOT of holes in the bottom, spray painted them, and they were perfect for growing bell peppers, basil bushes, and even a tomato plant! This year they just needed a little spray paint touch up and were ready to go!


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