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Potting Plants

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A Tip To Help Potting Soil Absorb Water

Sometimes water just sits on top of potting soil and won’t soak in, overflowing instead. Here’s a quick fix to avoid the mess.

07/01/2014

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Protecting Your Pots Through The Winter

Can plant pots stay out all winter?

12/12/2012

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Add Annuals To Your Garden For More Fireworks

The best flower displays are like great fireworks shows – lots of color all at once and too much is never really enough. So when early bloomers die down, add some colorful annuals to continue the show.

07/03/2012

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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.

06/26/2012

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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.

06/12/2012

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Pretty And Practical Potted Plants

Herbs are a pretty and practical filler for pots. Low growers like oregano and thyme spill over the sides in a lovely way; while higher herbs like basil, mint and rosemary add some structure as taller companions to flowers.

06/06/2012

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