Container Gardening

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Don’t Let Potted Plants Go To Pot While You’re Away

Spend a few minutes the next time you’re out watering to reinvigorate your potted plants for the rest of the summer.


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PHS Launches Gardening And Greening Contest

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has been honoring local beautification efforts for decades, and they’ve just launched a new Gardening and Greening Contest. Enter and win.


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Transform Winter Lawn ‘Ornaments’ To Easy Holiday Pots

Sometimes it seems like too much bother or expense to make festive holiday pots but a simple solution could be just outside your door.


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Putting Plantings Away For Winter

The only annuals I still have outside are those stuck in containers that I keep out all year. The others, I’ve finally ‘put to bed’.


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Never Too Late For Fresh Tomatoes

Well that took long enough. Finally, we grew a tomato or two!


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Time For Some Potted Plants To Make A Move

Maybe you’ve had a holly or a spruce or some deciduous tree or shrub in a pot since the spring that’s been doing fine all summer. Time to move it to a bigger pot.



Put Your Edible Garden In Pots

I don’t grow tons of food and none of it in the ground but rather, in big planters to put it at easy reach for me, yet further from the bunnies.


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Big Pots Don’t Have To Be Heavy

If you’re not planting a tree or shrub in your pot, but just annuals like lots of us do, then you don’t need soil that’s two or three feet deep! Here’s a trick.