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Small Space Gardening

Continuing Education Hours: Claim 2 hours if you watch the videos, do the reading and complete the quiz.

This Plants Plus focuses on small space gardening using containers. “Small spaces” can mean a lot of different things – from an apartment balcony to containers on a front stoop to window boxes!

You’ll learn about:

  • Growing edibles in a small space container garden, including recommended cultivars
  • Growing perennials in a small space container garden, including cultivars to try
  • Overwintering perennials in containers

WATCH: Small Space Gardening


There are three videos in this playlist. Please note, the third video has audio issues. A transcript with slides has been provided below if you prefer to get the information that way.

Transcript of Video 3 with slides: Due to audio issues, you can read the transcript of the third video if you prefer.


Read the following article to reinforce concepts of container gardening. This article has a community garden point of view and includes information about raised beds, which can also be a small space option if ground space is available.

Extra Resources: Feel free to read if you’re interested. It’s not required to earn your 2 hours.


Once you complete the quiz, you’ve earned 2 hours of continuing education.

Report your continuing education hours in the Online Reporting System.

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