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Fall Container Gardening

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Posted on: December 20th, 2012 by Michele Sokoloff

Containers in the garden let you put vibrant fall color right where you want it. Plant expert, Aaron Shiver, shows you how to create some great fall containers. Presented by Monrovia – www.monrovia.com


How to Start an Indoor Herb Garden

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Posted on: December 20th, 2012 by Michele Sokoloff

Essentially you plant an indoor herb garden in pots, one to several plants per pot. Fill each pot halfway with organic soil, then loosen the plant’s roots by squeezing the nursery bag. The big message here is that you should not over-water your potted herb plants. They don’t like being swamped. Resist putting them anywhere…


Urban Gardens: How to Save Water With Low Maintenance House Plants

Urban Gardens: How to Save Water With Low Maintenance House Plants
Posted on: December 20th, 2012 by Michele Sokoloff

Water conservation is a concern for many plant lovers. You may already be using rainwater in your garden, but what about your house plants? Indoor plants can often require a great deal of water, which is not only time-consuming, but very uneconomical. This doesn’t however mean you have to go without; there are plenty of house…


How to Select the Right Size Pot for Your Plant

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Posted on: December 14th, 2012 by Michele Sokoloff

Gardening veteran, Peggy Robertson, talks about selecting the right size pot for a plant. Essentially the plant should be happy and thriving and filling the space at the top of the pot. It should also show off the pot to its best advantage. So a plant that is too big for its pot will look…