UMaine Extension container garden tips mentioned in Farm and Dairy article

Container garden advice from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension was included in the Farm and Dairy article “How to manage common garden problems.” Although container gardens are beneficial for growers with limited space, and pest management can be simpler, problems can arise, according to the article. UMaine Extension lists insufficient sunlight, too much nitrogen, excess water, poor drainage, low temperatures, too little phosphorus and other conditions that can negatively affect plants growing in containers, the article states.