The taste of homegrown vegetables, picked fresh from the garden, is so superior to store-bought we often can’t resist the notion of growing our own. The only mistake enthusiasts make is they grow far more than their family, friends, and relatives can consume because they didn’t anticipate the incredible yield.
The best thing about containers is you can put them anywhere (on steps, on a deck or balcony, around the pool), you can move them around if you get bored, and you can fill them with different flowers to give them a new fresh look.
One of the joys of January is the arrival of numerous seed catalogues that come in the mail, digital or otherwise. I browse through them at length with the same intensity that children ogle the Christmas Wish Book months before the actual event.