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Don’t kick potted mums to the curb: They’re perennials you can keep Lawn & Garden

While the autumn weather is still mild, you should try and spend some time caring for your home and yard. Signs of autumn are most apparent in colder climates, where fall foliage sets the landscape ablaze. But regardless of your location, chances are there’s one familiar seasonal sight each year: potted chrysanthemums perched on porches, …

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Containers are a solution for weather conditions Community

Mother Nature is all over the map with our weather this year. However, there is a solution for any type of weather we encounter: container gardening. Containers are great for flowers or vegetables. They are versatile, colorful and have great utility, and best of all, they can be moved inside or under cover if we …

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The facts on potting ‘soil’ — and putting rocks in the bottom of containers (don’t!) – The Virginian-Pilot

I recently read an article in a national publication offering advice on repotting houseplants. While some of the advice resonated with me, a couple of assertions did not. The first was that container plants do not need fancy soil. Actually, my beef is more with the liberal use of the word “soil” in the article. …

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Help Your Container Plants Beat the Heat | Gardening Tips and How-To Garden Guides

Once we reach midsummer, your container plants – the ones that were so lush and colorful in May and early June – may not look quite as spiffy anymore. Until they found a home on your deck or patio, these plants were likely coddled in a greenhouse under ideal conditions. But weeks later life outdoors …

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DALY: Containers are an option for those with limited space | News

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Proper planting is critical to tree success

SKIP RICHTER Fall is the best season to plant landscape and fruit-bearing trees. For your visions of beauty, shade and bounty to be achieved, it is crucial to select and plant your tree correctly. Success begins at the garden center with choosing a quality plant. Now trees purchased are grown in a container. Bare-root plants …

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How not to kill your Mums |

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Chrysanthemums, also known as mums, are iconic horticultural features of autumn each year. However, these flowers can be difficult to take care of for some consumers. An Alabama Cooperative Extension System county extension coordinator has some useful tips on how not to kill your mums. About Chrysanthemums Many Alabamians love to …

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