All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘containers’

Grape Hyacinth And Tulip Planter

Preparing Fall Bulb Planters for Spring

To some people, tulips and other bulbs may be the last thing on your mind but if you take a little time now to plant up some large containers for next spring, I bet you will be pleased as punch that you did! Planting fall bulbs in containers is no different than planting them in the ground, other than you …

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Lettuce Seedlings In A Wine Barrel

Lettuce in a Wine Barrel

Here is a really quick way to get a lot of lettuce in a short period of time and that is also protected from those pesky slugs and snails. I plant my lettuce in a half wine barrel planter for a number of reasons. It looks decorative in the garden. It grows very quickly. It is easy to harvest the …

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30 Sensational Succulent Planters

30 Sensational Succulent Planters

Succulents are just so versatile as indoor or outdoor plants. They make amazing container displays and are just so darn low maintenance that they appeal to even the busiest gardener. I love to see all the unique ways that succulents are used by crafty gardeners, and there really is no better place to find a a huge community of those …

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Beautiful Ornamental Edible Container Garden

A Vegetable and Herb Planter Pretty Enough for the Front Door!

Now here are some great tips for mixing up edibles and ornamental plants to make a gorgeous planter that you don’t just harvest, but that you can display with pride! Please welcome our friends over at Brolly to share with us how to plant and protect these beauties. They really know how to keep container gardens beautiful. To win your very own …

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Hens and Chicks in Vintage Silver Dinnerware

Vintage Silver Planters

Using a collection of silver pots and some colourful succulents, this weekend project is whole lot of vintage with a healthy dose of rock and roll. The first thing I armed myself with for this project was Debra Lee Baldwin’s Succulent Container Gardens: Design Eye-Catching Displays with 350 Easy-Care Plants . Within the pages there a veritable wealth of information on many different kinds of succulents …

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How to grow herbs in containers

Grow Your Own Perennial Herb Container Garden

For years now I have been growing my garden herbs in containers just down the deck stairs from the kitchen.  While a few changes are made each year, the foundation of this garden is perennial herbs. The garden will continue to produce for much of the year allowing me winter harvests of sage, marjoram, rosemary, oregano, and sometimes arugula.  Other …

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