"When I was in the Master Gardener program we used the water crystals in planters and I knew it was the same thing in diapers, but it never crossed my mind to put a diaper in the bottom of one. The trick to amazing potted plants - DIAPERS.
"Easy-to-build A-frame trellis to support cucumbers, small melons, gourds and sugar snap peas. Plant crops that prefer cooler temperatures, including cilantro, lettuce and spinach in the space underneath the a-frame.
Gardening with Epsom Salt - For potted plants, simply dissolve 2 tablespoons per gallon of water, and substitute this solution for normal watering at least once a month --article worth reading - gives lots of great ideas.
Growing strawberries (Or any plants!) from a gutter hung on the fence drilled holes every few inches in the bottom so they would drain well, and added Miracle Grow, and planted 100 strawberry plants in 10 foot long metal gutters