How To Grow Trees In Containers Easily

How To Grow Trees In Containers Easily
Planting trees in containers is becoming more popular, especially in landscapes with little or no outside space. You don’t need a large piece of property to grow a tree. If you have a porch, patio, or balcony, you can grow a tree in large container. Container-grown trees can be used to frame entryways or to... 
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10 Tips To Get Your Garden Ready For Spring

10 Tips To Get Your Garden Ready For Spring
See what’s missing. Are there areas where you need screening because you suddenly you notice the air conditioning unit that looks horrible? Add trellises, tuteurs, and supports if you need some. Help your hardscape. Get sand to fill the cracks on a brick path or add stone edging if you want some. Plant shrubs and... 
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7 Ways To Collect Rainwater In Your Garden

7 Ways To Collect Rainwater In Your Garden
How to gather every last drop in your garden during the wet season? Here are some smart and easy tips. Roof runoff spills from downspouts and waters all the plants around it. You can form bridges over rock-lined channels. The rocks help slow the flow of water underneath. Rocks, partially wedged beneath a bridge, help... 
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7 Best Plants To Tackle Challenging Slopes

7 Best Plants To Tackle Challenging Slopes
Without a doubt, gardening on an exposed slope can be an absolute nightmare. It seems almost impossible to establish any plantings. Heavy rains flow like a river, carrying away any topsoil not held down by roots. In times of drought, the soil is bone-dry and inhospitable to desirable plants trying to make headway, while weeds... 
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Prepping For Spring: How To Plant Tulips In Pots

Prepping For Spring: How To Plant Tulips In Pots
Growing these spring classics in pots lets you dodge most of their drawbacks. To make the containers less heavy and easier to move, place an upside-down plastic grower pot at the bottom of each container. Fill the containers two-thirds full with any inexpensive, lightweight potting mix. Don’t bother with fertilizer. Ignore traditional spacing guidelines, and... 
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How To Prevent Cracks In Terra Cotta Planters In Winter

How To Prevent Cracks In Terra Cotta Planters In Winter
Clay pots are as classic a garden feature as they come. But clay cracks. It expands and contracts as temperatures changes. As winter approaches, here’s everything you need to know about why terra cotta planters fall apart—and how to prevent yours from cracking. The main risk to terra cotta planters is that water trapped inside... 
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