Tag: pots

Planters Are Overrated But Functional

UNITED STATES—Container gardening is overrated. The endemic soil here is not so bad that nothing will grow in it. What is now suburban gardens...

Nursery Cans Are Only Temporary

UNITED STATES—Garden enthusiasts would understand the temporary nature of nursery cans better if they knew more about how plants grow in nurseries. Few plants...

Think Outside The Nursery Pot

UNITED STATES—A dressed turkey that is packaged for retail sale in a supermarket is not ready to be eaten right away. If frozen, it...

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...

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....

Some Plants Can Go To Pot

UNITED STATES—Chrysanthemums, hydrangeas, azaleas, callas, kalanchoes and miniature roses can not really be as happy as they seem to be while in full bloom...
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