Today we wrap-up our look behind the headlines at what needs to be done around the garden and around the house.  Or, just catching-up to the change of temperature and daylight.

Our show today looks at bringing the garden down to size – gardening in straw bales, containers, or by the square yard.  Joe Walker, of Ace Hardware, talks about the secrets of success.  And, he reminds those of us who tend to be in a hurry that the right time to plant tomatoes in Western Montana is around June 1st. 

 

If the idea of container gardening fires your imagination, here’s a great source of information and ideas…the Better Homes and Gardens container gardening site.

Even if you have plenty of space, growing flowers or tomatoes in containers makes life more lovely, not to mention easier.