Best Unexpected Plants You Can Grow in Containers • The Garden Glove
A lot of us love our container gardens. But did you know you can go beyond the traditional annuals in a container? Almost anything can be grown in a container, so don't be afraid to think out of the box. (Or pot!) Try these best unexpected plants you can grow in containers, you won't be disappointed!
Malva Zebrina Mallow - Shop Sugar Creek Gardens
A long time favorite perennial, Zebrina Mallow, Malva, delights us with colorful bowl-shaped pink flowers with striking raspberry-purple veins that give a pinwheel effect. Flowers are produced in abundance for months from from early summer until frost. A robust grower, plants mature to shrubby mounds. Zebrina Mallow stands up to heat, humidity and drought. Though it is sometimes short-lived, Malva will self-seed readily assuring years of blooms. Mallow makes a wonderful addition to cottage…
How to Grow and Care for Meyer Lemon Trees
Meyer lemon trees (Citrus × meyeri) produce fruit that is sweeter than many other lemon varieties. Learn how to care for these prolific citrus trees.
Garden Ready Plants!
This well-branched easy-to-grow plant thrives in full hot sun from dawn to dusk and tolerates drought and humidity making it the perfect plant for that landscape area next to your brick wall or paved driveway or other hot spots where few plants can survive. The multicolored, self-cleaning, very fragrant 2 inch bloom clusters add beautiful color to large containers including hanging baskets, window boxes and planters attracting both hummingbirds and butterflies.
My Mom's Green Gardening Tip to Make Planters on Porches much Lighter!
Mother's always know best! And my mom certainly does when it comes to gardening. She does landscaping as her home business between stints with FEMA who, thank goodness, hired her back with the recent natural disasters. (Our prayers are with all you who may be having problems in your area. :o) Mary Smith, The world's best mom ever.. :o) Master gardener, crafty queen, home decorator, massage therapist, herbalist, thrifty bargain hunter and Nanamom --personal cheerleader to a very extensive…
Growing Gardenia in Pot | Complete Guide
Growing gardenias in pots require some care and attention but they worth that as gardenias are famous for their fragrance and beautiful appearance.
Start A Fire
Nothing screams summer more than an armload of cheerful zinnias! Available in a brilliant rainbow of colors, these happy blooms are a must grow for any flower loving gardener. Being one of the easiest cut flowers to cultivate, they are a perfect first crop for beginning growers but also serve as a steady …
Imperata cylindrica Red Baron - Pack of THREE Japanese Blood Grasses - Ornamental Grasses - Garden Plants
SPECIAL DEAL - USUALLY 27.97, TODAY JUST 17.97 - SAVE 10!!! Imperata cylindrical Rubra, better known as 'Red Barron' or Japanese Blood Grass is one of our favourite ornamental grasses for the simple reason of it's vivid a
How to Grow a Cherry Tree From Seeds
Today we'll show you how to grow a cherry tree from seeds! Cherry trees are an exciting plant to have in your own home because they're so amazingly delicious! Unfortunately, a cherry tree will not grow in all regions. If you're thinking on growing a cherry tree, it's best to do so in USDA zones 5-9. This tutorial will show you how to grow a cherry tree from seed. This means you'll have to eat some cherries! How to Grow a Cherry Tree Saving the Pits: So how to plant cherry seeds? Well first…
Why Aren't My Hydrangeas Blooming - and How to Fix It!
If you've ever asked yourself, Why aren't my hydrangeas blooming?, you've come to the right place. Learn how to prevent winter kill on hydrangeas. If your hydrangeas look like dead sticks, read my winter kill
How to Grow Lantana - Gardening Channel
If you are looking for a beautiful, sun-loving annual for your garden beds or containers, consider lantana. Unlike most annuals that prefer a bit of shade, lantana is a full sun lover! It is also drought tolerant once it has matured, making lantana a pretty and practical choice. Lantana’s tropical looking flowers range in shades […]
Spring Fever - Winter-Sowing Seeds - Outdoors
Tweet So ..... I have Spring Fever, really bad, and I'm missing my flowers that I haven't been able to plant for about two years! I have had a few plants outside but not my usual abundance of flowers, flower beds or planters!! I did relocated some bulbs, but those may take awhile to come back and get full! I think they have been where they were without any flower production for years.. Hopefully they will bloom again. I plan on doing a lot of planters & containers this year, as we haven't…
Saving Soil When Planting Large Planters by Caroline Reardon
Magnificent plant pots abound, from the local discount store to upscale greenhouses. Terra cotta, glazed, even plastic that looks like potte...