Garden Plants for Fall and Winter Containers

January 4, 2013

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Most gardens start to fade as autumn arrives. The vibrant colors and activity of spring and summer are gone, and the garden feels like it’s going to sleep for a long winter’s nap. So, what do you do if you have garden containers? If you’ve planted them with summer annuals, these will soon be gone. What [...]

The Elements of a Successful Garden Container

December 21, 2012

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You could simply stuff a bunch of plants in a pot and call it good, but your garden containers will look much better if you take time to create a pleasing composition. Planting a garden container is like creating a floral arrangement. Think of the following when planning your container: proportions, color, and three different types [...]