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Posts tagged planters

Succession Planting with Flowers? Sure!


At the garden center, I noticed some beautiful large-leaf rhododendrons covered in plump buds. They were in small pots — starter shrubs for a woodland-garden-to-be.

One Pot, One Plant: a Simple Masterpiece


Composing a planter? Instead of trying to find the perfect combination of color and texture, choose a plant that looks fantastic all by itself. The key is to look for plants that have bold forms. Often they are non-flowering, but have striking foliage or shapes. Think sculpture instead of bouquet.

The 5 Best Tomatoes for Pots and Planters


Whether you grow on a patio, porch, rooftop or fire escape, it’s essential to choose the right tomato varieties when growing in containers. Look for determinate or semi-determinate varieties, which have a more concentrated fruit set and a compact habit.

Small Inspirations

Small Inspirations

Planting a miniature garden in a stone trough, bowl or found container lets you enjoy a small-space landscape on even the tiniest balcony or patio. To fill your container, select dwarf plants with small leaves, compact habit and slow growth. Add a few personal touches: a mossy stone, a piece of driftwood or beach glass. […]

Go Long!

Go Long!

When it comes to windowboxes, the more-is-better philosophy rings true. More is indeed better! One of Nate’s extra-long windowboxes, which are 9’8″ long, divided by three inserts of galvanized sheet metal. Nate and Stacy chose a harmonious blend of colors. These two boxes hold annual vines, which are growing the trellises that we created with […]

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