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Container Gardening

Potting Up Houseplants

Learn all about potting up houseplants in this post; from when to repot, why to repot, how to pot up a houseplant and different container options.

Create the perfect combination planter using the ‘Thriller, Filler, Spiller’ technique!

Use the ‘Thriller, Filler, Spiller’ planting concept from Proven Winner plants for upscale combination planters! Thriller Thrillers are taller plants that add vertical drama to a container planting.  They can be flowering plants, foliage plants or even ornamental grasses.  For containers that will be viewed from all angles, place the thriller in the middle.  For… Read more »

Fall Combination Planters

Learn how to get color all season long with these fall combo pot tips

Pansy versus Viola… what’s the difference anyway?

What is a pansy? Pansies are the most commonly planted fall and winter annual in our area and for very good reason!  Pansies bloom from fall into next spring, all the way through time to plant warm season annuals.  They offer a large variety of color choices and many have huge blooms!  Deadheading will help… Read more »

Top 10 Reasons to Plant Pansies

With cooler weather finally here and summer annuals looking a little worn from the recent frosts, it’s time to think about fall color, specifically pansies, violas and panolas.  Never planted fall color before? Here are the top 10 reasons to plant pansies this year! 1  Plant now and enjoy easy care, blooming color throughout fall,… Read more »

How to Grow Vegetables in Pots

  Keep reading to learn how to grow vegetables in pots! Nothing beats the taste of homegrown produce in the summer, but many home gardeners may not have the space in the ground dedicated for a veggie patch.  Since vegetables and herbs need at minimum a half day of sun to produce the best yields,… Read more »