What better way to show your patriotism than with colorful containers filled with red, white, and blue flowers to adorn your home and garden? Here are tips on selecting long-blooming flowers that are available in red, white and blue and grow well in containers.
Even if you don’t have a lot of garden space, you can still grow plants in containers that will provide food for caterpillars, nectar for butterflies and shelter for their eggs. This article includes a list of plants favored by butterflies.
In nature, plants occupy every imaginable niche on the planet. Since almost everything is a potential substrate for plant life, we can have fun with the quirky adaptability of plants by intentionally vegetating re-purposed objects.