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    Great Garden Container Planting Plans

    I need to remember this for next year when planting my patio pots!

    25 garden tips you won't want to miss - some are pretty neat.

    We love to use inexpensive Majesty palms everywhere—in rooms that need a little life and on patios and porches. It makes a gorgeous “thriller” plant in a big outdoor container—with showy Tropic Escape mandevilla and hibiscus surrounding its base. Botanic name: Ravenea rivularis Care tip: Majesty palms like moist soil, but don’t allow them to dry out or sit in water. www.costafarms.co...

    For gorgeous containers, use the Thriller/Spiller/Filler method.

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    82 Creative Container Gardens | Trailing Petunias | SouthernLiving.com

    Tropicana cannas in Todd Holloway container garden. Absolutely gorgeous.

    The Pot Lifter makes it easier to move heavy potted plants. via Gardener's Supply Company

    flowers for deck pots

    The top five plants for low maintenance gardens

    Shady Pots: main dark leaved plant with pink is Dracena 'baby doll', the pink and green speckled heart shaped leaf on the left is a Caladium, the reddish flowers are from the begonia 'angel wing', the purple trailing plant is Scaevola, the yellow one is Bidens. Most of these plants would work well in a shady location. Although I find the Bidens and the Scaevola prefer more sun. I hope this helps!

    Pretty yard

    82 Creative Container Gardens | Violas | SouthernLiving.com

    For huge hanging baskets, use POTTING MIX not potting soil. Plant Suggestions: Wave Petunias, Supertunias, Surfinias, Cascadia Petunias, Super Cascade Petunias, Tidal Wave Petunias, Million Bells, Bacopa, Star Series Zinnias, Ivy Geraniums, Scaevola, Trailing Lobelia, Verbena (Taipan), Superbena, Nerembergia, Black Eyed Susan Vine, Nemesia, Sutera, Impatiens,Bagonias, Coleus.

    Who knew? Hostas in a pot! every spring they return...in the pot! Add geraniums and ivy. Love this.

    Container garden

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    Our Paper Pot Maker turns newspaper into useful, biodegradable plant pots. Make them in seconds -- transplant them right into the ground. It's low-tech splendor!

    Spring containers