Container gardening is the next big thing, and it allows you to create gorgeous garden arrangements with minimal effort, and a lot less money spent. It’s all about creativity in a pot.
It is imperative that soil contains vitamins, nutrients, and organic matter that can feed the plants, as well as give the roots plenty of room to expand. As more people have limited access to large lots of land with loose, rich soil, raised beds and container gardens are becoming a popular option.
Here’s the deal on potted patio trees. Every balcony, deck, and patio can use a least one small patio tree. These container trees range from 3′ to 8′ feet tall and are easy to move around if needed. Potted trees bring height to a small area and tight space, especially on a balcony.
Miniature gardens are adapted from Japanese bonsai gardens, taking the idea of shaping and caring for a miniature tree for relaxation and creating a new way of gardening.
In this article, we will discuss a dozen of the top picks for creating a container garden that delivers a powerful visual impact.
The bright and magnificent Gerbera Daisy brings cheer as both annual and perennial. They are popular plants because they are attractive and come in a wide variety of colors, including white, yellow, orange, red and salmon. Happily, Gerbera Daisy care is generally considered easy, though there are a few important points. Although Gerbera Daisy requires…
Self-watering planters or Sub-Irrigation planters (SIP) are the perfect choices for anyone wanting to take up container gardening. However, self-watering pots are ideally suited for busy individuals, forgetful people and those who have not had good luck with plants in the past.
Container gardening is very popular today, but it’s not new. People have been growing container plants for centuries, and there are favorites found in every culture. One very popular “style” of growing container plants is using a shrubby or bush plant to create a “standard” tree.
Sometimes we try to complicate things. In much of my life I’ve found the KISS principal serves me well – Keep It Simple Stupid. Selecting pots, tubs, and other planters is part of the pleasure derived from cultivating house plants. Containers can be complementary accessories, even objects of art, at the same time that they…
Remember to use a “thriller, filler and spiller” when planting new pots. Put the tallest growing plant in the middle, or at the back. Surround it with smaller plants and finally, those that spill over the edge.
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