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Create Your Own Container Garden

Follow these 3 simple steps! STEP 1:          THRILLER The “Thriller” should be the largest, most colorful or most unusual in the container. Your “Thriller” is what draws attention to your container, and they are placed in the center or back of the container you choose. STEP 2:          FILLER The “Fillers” function is to fill the

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20 Spring Must Have Flowers & Shrubs to Add Now

UpTick Coreopsis This bold, hardy, and durable perennial has been noted by the LSU AgCenter for its bulletproof character and larger blooms in a range of colors that attract butterflies. Longer bloom periods and better resistance to moisture-related disease than older varieties. Ragin Cajun Ruellia With a name like that, you know it’s made for

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Biggest Container Fails

A classic container dazzles with a planting that shows balanced design, contrasting texture and eye-pleasing color combinations. But not every container garden turns out this glorious. Learn about the typical mistakes gardeners make when designing container gardens—so you can avoid creating the same problems in your own plantings. Opposites Don’t Attract When choosing plants for

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