FEATURE FRIDAY: CONTAINER DESIGN | The Impatient Gardener
It seems incomprehensible to me that I have given basically no thought to container plantings this year. By this time of the year I usually know exactly what I’ll be doing in all of my containers, but I’m just first starting to think about it now. Certainly the weather is partly to blame, but I’ve […]
25 Hanging Baskets You'll Want to Plant Immediately
Hanging baskets can be as simple as a single type of plant, or you can mix and match a variety of flowers for maximum impact. Use these easy plant-by-numbers recipes to put together the most beautiful hanging baskets in your neighborhood.
I look forward to THIS weekend all year! I think about it in the cold and dreary winter months… and as the time approaches the excitement builds! This is the weekend Bobby and I go flower shopping! We peruse our local greenhouses. I want to hit every Amish greenhouses dotting the countryside! Bobby is really more »
Excited that spring is here and summer is just around the corner. I’m thinking of ways to spruce up our outdoor living spaces and wanted to share a bit of inspiration with you. I love the lush green and crisp contrasts of these spaces… Thinking of where I can add more ivy… And more […]
How Many Plants Should You Plant in a Hanging Basket?
In the video by Garden Answer, you'll learnÂ how many plants are ideal for placing inside a hanging basket. Â For 12-14-inch baskets, you can put anywhere between three to five plants. You want to make sure they are evenly spaced around the basket so that it's not overcrowded once the plants begin to grow. Five to seven plants can go in a 16-18-inch basket. A deeper basket works well if you are adding several plants. This will give more room for the roots to grow without them becoming…