Best Perennials for Your Container Garden

Best plants for pots all year round: 10 standout varieties

When choosing the best plants for pots all year round, they need to be true multitaskers – offering interest throughout the seasons, and standing up to different weather extremes. While so much emphasis is placed on potting up containers with annual flowers, it’s important to include hardy evergreen varieties in your container gardening ideasas they …

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Best Container Garden Ideas – How to Style a Container Garden

Planters, window boxes, and hanging baskets provide splashes of color on patios, around pools, or scattered throughout your landscape. No garden is complete without them! They’re ideal if you have poor soil or when you need to protect plants from hungry garden visitors such as rabbits and deer. Strategically-placed planters can also screen a view …

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Houston expert and Harris County horticulture agent offers tips for container gardening

In an urban setting, not everyone has the ideal garden space to plant. Containers bring plants closer to our doors, to small patios or spaces, add a bit of privacy, soften harsh corners or fill a space to make it more welcoming. There are design options to suit personal aesthetics and function. Thriller, filler, spiller …

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Add a Sponge to the Bottom of the Pot to Save Your Plants — Best Life

For those of us without a green thumb, keeping houseplants alive can seem next to impossible. You either give them too much of something or not enough. Figuring out the ideal amount of water, nutrients, soil, and sun can take a lot of trial and error. If you want to get rid of some of …

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Container Gardening – The Basics – Tillamook County Pioneer

Provided by Tillamook County Wellness The first day of Spring is TODAY March 20th. You may be using this time to clean out last year’s garden beds, or to collect seeds for this summer’s harvest. But many of us lack the space or flexibility around our homes to enjoy the process of growing our own …

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MASTER GARDENER: Container gardening tips for those with little space – Bemidji Pioneer

Many of us don’t have spaces for gardens. If you live in an apartment or condo, your space is probably minimal. Container gardens might just be the answer you are looking for. You can grow flowers, herbs or vegetables in containers. Container plants are a great way to have a lot of color in a …

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Use these 7 top tips for your container garden this season

We’re at the starting line for garden planting, and container gardens are right up there at the front of the pack. Some folks have braved our anything-goes spring weather, and already have their pots and planters filled with greenery and flowers. Condo and house residents alike are creating color and growing food along walkways and …

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The 8 Best Eco-Friendly Plant Pots of 2022

We independently research, test, review, and recommend the best products—learn more about our process. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. Years ago, it would have been difficult to find many options for plastic-free or eco-friendly plant pots. Outside of some wood planters here and there, there’s not always a …

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Fall flowering plants for the landscape | Features

Chrysanthemums, pansies, flowering kale and flowering cabbage are beautiful to enjoy in the fall. They perform well under cool night temperatures and tolerate a light frost. Planning ahead provides the time to remove older worn-out annuals and to decorate for fall. Growing them in pots allows the opportunity to bring them closer to your door …

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10 Fragrant Herbs for Your Container Garden

Growing herbs is just about the easiest, most beginner-friendly lead-in to gardening—and growing them in containers? Even easier. Container gardening allows you to plant herbs according to their individual needs and better control soil moisture. Some herbs, like basil and tarragon, like a lot of moisture, whereas others, like thyme and rosemary, prefer their soil …

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