Container Gardening

 


Article by: Bill McRea

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Container gardening , Cornus Mas 'Golden Glory' enables you to easily vary your color , Orchid Care scheme, and as each plant , Pond Construction finishes flowering, , Bonsai Trees - Our Own Little Forest it can be replaced with another. Whether you choose to harmonize or contrast your colors, , Orchid Care make sure there is variety in the height of each plant. , Patio Design – Expanding Your Home Outdoors Think also of the shape and texture of the leaves. Tall strap-like leaves will give a good vertical background to low-growing, wide-leaved plants. , Lawn Disease And What To Do About It Choose plants , Pond Construction with a long flowering season, , Have Year Round Color by Planting for Birds or have others of a different type ready to replace them as they finish blooming.

Experiment with creative containers. You might have an old porcelain bowl or copper , When to Plant Vegetaibles urn you can use, or perhaps you'd rather make something really modern with timber , Tick Bites or tiles. , 10 Excellent Tips on Successfully Planting Your Trees and or Shrubs If you decide to buy your containers ready-made, terracotta pots , Winterizing Your Pond look wonderful, but tend to absorb water. , Trust Your Plants - They Know How To Grow! You don't want your plants , ing Around Tree Roots to dry out, so paint , Fences the interior , How to Grow Cooking Herbs of these pots , Have Year Round Color by Planting for Birds with a special sealer available from hardware , Forest Tent Caterpillars stores. Cheaper plastic pots , Tick Bites can also be painted on the outside , Forest Tent Caterpillars with water-based paints , Hydroponics Lighting: Blue Spectrum V.S. Red-Orange Spectrum for good effect. When purchasing pots, , Ideas for Decorating Your Outdoor Patio Area don't forget to buy matching saucers to catch the drips. This will save , Front Yard Landscaping Ideas - How To Plant And Care For Shrubs cement floors , Tips For Cleaning Your Patio getting stained, or timber floors , How to Grow Cooking Herbs rotting. Always use a good quality potting mix in your containers. This will ensure the best performance possible from your plants. , Gardening with Garden Decor

If you have steps leading up to your front door, , Tick Bites an attractive pot plant , How to Grow Cooking Herbs on each one will delight your visitors. Indoors, , Gardening Supplies pots , Tick Bites of plants , Gardening and Flowers or flowers , When to Plant Vegetaibles help to create a cosy and welcoming atmosphere. Decide ahead of time where you want your pots , A Look at Planting Flower Bulbs to be positioned, then buy plants , Gardening with Garden Decor that suit the situation. There is no point buying sun , Gardening Supplies lovers for a shady position, for they will not do well. Some plants , Ellepots/Paper Pots also have really large roots, , Benefit from the Expertise of a Landscaping Contractor so they are best kept for the open garden. , Ellepots/Paper Pots

If you have plenty of space at your front door, , Mulchers - A Buying Guide a group of potted plants , Landscape and Outdoor Lighting - Less is Definitely More off to one side will be more visually appealing than two similar plants , How to Grow Cooking Herbs placed each side. Unless they are spectacular, they will look rather boring.

Group the pots , Garden On The Cheap in odd numbers rather than even, and vary the height and type. To tie the group together, add large rocks that are similar in appearance and just slightly different in size. Three or five pots , Benefit from the Expertise of a Landscaping Contractor of the same type and color, , How To Bring An Old Lawn Back to Life but in different sizes also looks affective.

With a creative mind and some determination, you will soon have a container garden , Kirengeshoma palmata that will be the envy of friends and strangers alike.
Bill McRea - EzineArticles Expert Author
Bill McRea is the publisher of Garden , Winterizing Your Pond Facts also Garden , Ellepots/Paper Pots Decor and Landscape , Cyclamen Trees Landscaping , 10 Excellent Tips on Successfully Planting Your Trees and or Shrubs and Gardening , Seeding Your Lawn, Laid Bare with information , Gardening Supplies and products. , The Garden Statue - -Stone, Metal, Or Gnome?

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