The creation of the perfect soil has got to be one of the most underrated parts of gardening
. For those who are growing in the ground only you are missing out on a lot of what it takes to maximize your gardens potential. I love having plants in pots and raised beds. This allows me to manipulate the soil each year without having to till the land and do those disruptive and time consuming things.
Of course, the problem with having plants in pots and raised beds is that you are dealing with cold weather and roots that aren’t buried beneath the ground. There are ways that you can combat that cold from attacking your roots. This article offers up some great ways to do that. Do not run from the potted plant in the winter. Just gets smarter than the cold.