7 Materials For Your Patio Garden

In patio gardens, the container’s material affects how you prepare it for planting, watering and winterizing. Regardless of what your plants’ container is made of, the most important feature is adequate drainage. A container plant without drainage allows water to pool, drowning the plant roots. If you find a container that you want to use for your […]

7 Easy Container Fruits

  Meyer Lemon Tree photo courtesy Conrad and Peter/Flickr   Berries Galore Everbearing Strawberries Size and yield: 6- to8-inch plants. Three plants per square foot of soil surface. Growing requirements: U.S.D.A. hardiness zones 3 to 9. Plant in pots that are 14 inches in diameter and 6 inches deep; hanging baskets also work. Water regularly; […]

14 Plants For Your Container Garden

  Hens-and-Chicks photo courtesy Robert Nunnally Your patio offers the ideal place to create a colorful oasis of container plants. Dwarf trees, climbing vines, vibrant flowers and hardy succulents – all can fell equally at home on your patio and create the ultimate garden getaway. Some plants do better in containers than others, though. Knowing […]

Patio Garden Benefits

Have you ever thought about growing container plants? Creating a patio garden may be right for you!