Tag: container gardening

Potted Plants Have Their Place

UNITED STATES—Pavement serves a purpose in a landscape. So does decking. They are the flooring of the outdoor spaces that are used for outdoor...

Houseplants Might Enjoy Some Weather

UNITED STATES—They were not always houseplants. They came from somewhere else. Most came from shady tropical forests, which is why they have such big...

Pots And Pans Need Cleaning

UNITED STATES—This is getting to be cliché. “While they are dormant through winter," plants tolerate all sorts of abuse that would offend them at...

Do Not Forget Potted Plants

UNITED STATES—Aside from all the seasonal raking and dormant pruning, there is not as much to do in the garden as there was earlier...

Pots Make More Out Of Less

UNITED STATES—With conservation of water being so important right now, annuals are not a priority. Many of us are trying to use as little...

Succulents Know Recycling and DIY

UNITED STATES—There are all sorts of succulent plants, ranging from finely textured small stonecrops to huge suguaro cactus. Because aloes and agaves are succulents,...

Drought Tolerance Versus Container Gardening

UNITED STATES—There are probably just as many reasons to not grow plants in containers as there are reasons to justify container gardening. Some potted...

Not So Merry Christmas Trees

UNITED STATES—By now most people have already acquired their Christmas trees. Some are live trees in containers. Some are artificial. Most are cut firs,...

Potted Plants Need Work Too

UNITED STATES—Potted plants can be a problem any time of the year. Some want more water than get. Most get too much water or...

Not All Plants Like Fads

UNITED STATES—Like so many fads too often are, container gardening is overrated, and is actually contrary to the currently most faddish of fads; sustainability....
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