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Keep It Bold, but Simple. Calibrachoa (also called million bells)

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The Best Perennials for Shade

Starting in mid-spring, Lamium produces clusters of pink or white flowers. This delightful groundcover can rebloom off and on through the summer, creating months of color. And even when its not blooming, the silver-infused foliage of these shade plants brighten up shady corners. Lamium usually stays about 8 inches tall and grows best in Zones 4-8.

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The Best Perennials for Your Yard

Here's the perfect plant to brighten shady spots in your yard. Japanese forestgrass bears screamingly chartreuse foliage in a gracefully arching mound that looks good from spring to fall.

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Create Stunning Hanging Baskets

How to create your own fabulous hanging baskets. BHG has a "plant-by-numbers" guide to make it so easy.

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Tips for Preparing a New Flower Bed

Tips for creating a flower bed

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How to grow clematis from cuttings {Propagation Tips

How to grow clematis from cuttings - really simple propagation

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Create Stunning Hanging Baskets

Try Several Shades of One Color

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Create Stunning Hanging Baskets

Let your hanging baskets reflect your personality by filling them with your favorite color. Here's a fun pick for pink lovers: Shades of fuchsia brighten up this shady spot all summer long. A. Tuberous begonia (Begonia Nonstop Pink) -- 1 B. Impatiens 'Fanfare Fuchsia' -- 2 C. Impatiens 'Dazzler White' -- 3 D. Sweet alyssum (Lobularia 'Snow Crystals') -- 4

How to Build A Hanging Basket - A hanging basket is not simply a plant in a pot that hangs. They can fill or break up an empty wall, accent a front porch or create a ball of color. A basket does not need to be a single plant but plant combos with color and form diversity. With limited space, hanging baskets offer a perfect solution for garden color. To create a great looking hanging basket all season long, Fine Gardening has put together a nice tutorial on “building” a hanging basket.

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The Best Plants for Hanging Baskets

MUST PIN post for awesome curb appeal! Best ideas for hanging baskets to turn your front porch planters into instant WOW! DIY flower baskets that you can make this weekend! // 3 Little Greenwoods

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How to Create Sensational Pots and Planters, Container Gardening, Container Gardens: Gardener's Supply

How to Create Sensational Pots and Planters...also a list for choosing the right plants, which ones prefer sun, shade etc

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6 Trailing Verbena Plant Collection Patio Basket Plug Plants

Geranium hanging basket - shade loving plants that bloom all season.

I so need to try this. 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. Someone else said, "The trick to amazing potted plants - diapers. I did this in my hanging baskets last year and they rocked all season."

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Create Stunning Hanging Baskets

Make a Statement with Bold Colors

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Create Stunning Hanging Baskets

A lot of the baskets we've shown you rely on a bunch of different plants for creating contrasts in color or texture. But you can create equally good looks without going overboard. If plant choices feel overwhelming, choose a classic such as shade-loving impatiens and fill a hanging basket with their delicate-looking blooms all summer long. A. Impatiens 'Victorian Lilac' -- 3 B. Impatiens 'Xtreme Pink' -- 3

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Create Stunning Hanging Baskets

Pick Drought-Resistant Plants