What's the difference between Heirloom, Organic and Hybrid Seeds? It does matter which you choose as there is a big difference, esp if you want to save seeds from your harvest to share or plant next year.
Gardening in containers is the perfect answer for apartment balconies, small condo spaces, a way it add colour and texture in those difficult spaces to plant, a way to set a theme or create an interest in an area.
Knowing and understanding hardiness zones is important. This information will come in handy when you are purchasing new perennials or shrubbery and will take some of the guesswork out of your plant choices. Gardening is an endless trial and error process but knowing your zone will help ensure your purchases have a better chance of success.