container gardening

5 Ways to Water Containers While on Vacation

5 Ways to Water Containers While on Vacation

Nobody wants to be welcomed home by crispy, dead plants! Here are five ways to water your container plants while you’re out of town.
6 Heat-Loving Plant Combos for Containers

6 Heat-Loving Plant Combos for Containers

Try an expert-recommended combo of plants that will withstand hot weather in your next container display.
6 Beautiful Edible Plants for Containers

6 Beautiful Edible Plants for Containers

Read more to see our blue-ribbon picks to beautify your small-space garden.
TIP: Creating Attractive Combination Containers

TIP: Creating Attractive Combination Containers

It's SPRING! Which means you can start filling your landscape, deck and balcony with colorful combos. Here are a few tips to make the most attractive combination containers.
Unconventional Garden Vessels

Unconventional Garden Vessels

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.
Cool Weather Spring Vegetable Containers

Cool Weather Spring Vegetable Containers

Taste-full style, easy and close at hand.
Fragrant Plants for Containers

Fragrant Plants for Containers

The invisible power of scent has a profound effect on our mood and it is one way to transform any garden space into an exciting area. Mix and match fragrant plants to create a beautiful perfumed oasis on your deck, patio or balcony.
5 Clever Ways to Use Plant Containers

5 Clever Ways to Use Plant Containers

We love how these pictures show ways to arrange and group potted plants to create welcoming, inviting, and relaxing outdoor spaces. Whether it's a poolside retreat or outdoor seating area, planters are a quick way to add color and style to gathering places.
DIY Festive Winter Containers When It’s Too Cold for Plants

DIY Festive Winter Containers When It’s Too Cold for Plants

Grab a few plant trimmings and follow these do-it-yourself instructions to create festive winter containers in no time!
Annual Container Tips

Annual Container Tips

Combinations of different annuals are a quick way to set the mood of any outdoor space and containers make it easy to do throughout the season. Coordinate or contrast colors and textures for the desired “feel” in no time at all.
Reuse of Bulbs from Containers

Reuse of Bulbs from Containers

A how-to guide for planting indoor flowering spring bulbs in your garden to enjoy year after year.
frost map with dates

Frost Map with Dates

USDA zone finder with zip code search and maps

USDA Zone Finder

plant library

Plant Library

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