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Fresh Ideas for Fall Containers

I recently changed out a handful of outdoor containers for a client and found a couple of new fall...

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Best Plants for Fall Containers

Here in Southern Indiana, the season is shifting slowly but noticeably from summer to autumn. It’s...

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The Black Bat Plant

I spotted this unusual plant while shopping at a local nursery and was immediately intrigued. 

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What to Do with Tree Stumps in the Garden

Tree removal is an expensive process, and it usually doesn’t include stump removal, which can cost...

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Success with Hanging Baskets

By mid-July, many hanging baskets look weary, with more foliage than blooms on long straggly...

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Cannas in Containers

Looking for a large container plant with tropical flair? If so, then Cannas might be the perfect...

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Easy Container Plant: Limon Talinum

I picked up a few scraggly looking Limon Talinum this year when I saw them on sale at one of the...

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Bonsai: The Miniature Forest

The annual garden walk in Bloomington, Indiana was last weekend, which happened to coincide with...

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Avoid These Common Container Gardening Mistakes

These are the top 4 mistakes in container gardening: 

Overwatering

Overwatering is the most common...

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Deadheading Annual Flowers

Fourteen years ago, during an interview for my first landscaping job, my soon-to-be boss asked me...

Hens and Chicks: The Plants that Keep on Giving Blog Image
Hens and Chicks: The Plants that Keep on Giving

I can't control my impulses when plant shopping.

For example, I ended up with an overflowing pot of...

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Perennials for Containers

I love using certain perennial plants in containers because they look great all summer long, can be...