18 Plants That Grow Great in Strawberry Jars

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Who says that you always have to grow strawberries in your strawberry jar? While it might seem a little counter-intuitive to plant other things in your strawberry jars, they’re actually well-suited to creating herb gardens or small, but colorful floral arrangements for your patio or porch. The “pockets” of a strawberry jar are an excellent […]

15 Mailbox Planter Ideas To Spruce Up Your Street

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Plain metal mailboxes can be so boring, so why not spruce yours up and make it the envy of your neighborhood? You can do much more than simply paint your box a different color. Add flowers, a planting bed, or even totally make over your box with an outer shell, if you desire. The best […]

15 Breathtaking Fall Window Boxes

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Whether you live in a house or an apartment, window boxes are a way to add plant life around the exterior of your home when you lack the space for a garden. Window boxes can be designed in a number of different ways. Some sit directly on the window’s edge, while others are designed to […]

15 Fruitful and Flowery Trees that Grow Great in Containers

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Trees are beautiful, and the flowering varieties even more so. We love the height and contrast a good tree can add to an outdoor garden, so why not bring those trees indoors? Bringing a tree into your home can help filter your air, improve your mood, and even make you more productive! While it can be […]

25 Flowers That Look Immaculate In Hanging Baskets

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Utilizing hanging baskets around your home or garden is a great way to create different levels for your space, as well as draw your guest’s attention. We’ve seen them work wonderfully hanging above front porches, as a way to welcome those entering the home, and we’ve seen them used within gardens as a way to […]

7 Beautiful Evergreens That Are Well-Suited For Growing Indoors

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Even indoors, some household plants just don’t do well during the winter, and it can be disheartening to look out over the barren landscape outside and realize that the interior of your home is just as barren. For those who keep their home at a low temperature during the winter, keeping plants that are intolerant […]

20 Low-Budget Garden Pots and Container Projects

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We all love decorating our gardens but sometimes it seems like the best projects will cost an arm and a leg. But we’re here to show you that this simply isn’t true! If you’re interested in decorating your garden without breaking the bank, here are 20 Low-Budget Garden Pots and Container Projects you can make […]

How Many Plants Should You Plant in a Hanging Basket?

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In the video by Garden Answer, you’ll learn how many plants are ideal for placing inside a hanging basket.  For 12-14-inch baskets, you can put anywhere between three to five plants. You want to make sure they are evenly spaced around the basket so that it’s not overcrowded once the plants begin to grow. Five to […]

How to Plant a Succulent Container Garden

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Succulents are popular houseplants that include cacti, jade and other thick-leaved plants that need lots of sunlight but little watering. This video from Home Depot shows you how to make a beautiful container garden with a variety of succulents. Garden expert Whitney says that when shopping for succulents, you should choose plants that are symmetrical; […]

Tips on How to Grow Lovely Hanging Baskets

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If you envy the neighbor’s gorgeous hanging baskets, do not dismay. Just watch this video from Westwood Gardens to learn some valuable tips on how to cultivate huge, lovely hanging baskets that stay healthy through both the spring and summer. Once you learn a few tricks, you will never grow puny hanging plants ever again. […]

10 Thriving Plants For Shade Containers

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There are a lot of different factors to consider when planting a garden. Not only do you want to think about aesthetics, you also want to be conscious of how your plants are going to take to their surroundings, and whether or not it’s even the right time of year for the plants you are […]

DIY Terrarium With Succulents

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This video, by Nicole and Max, gives a great tutorial on how to make a terrarium with easy to follow steps guiding you through the process. Starting with your container of choice, such as a glass container, add a layer of rocks and sand to the bottom of your container. This is to allow for […]

Learn How to Create a Summer Hanging Basket

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Hanging baskets make a wonderful complement to your patio, balcony or exterior walls. This short, informative video by Dobbies Garden Centres provides a great tutorial on how to create a beautiful summer hanging basket that will spruce up your outdoor space. After detailing the supplies you’ll need, the video then explains how to plant a […]

Learn How to Make this Spring Fairy Garden

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If you’re looking for a little bit of color around your home, consider making a spring fairy garden with tips from Garden Answer’s. You want to begin with a large basket. It’s best if you can use a cement basket or one that isn’t made of plastic so that it will support the number of […]

Learn How to Plant Succulents on Driftwood Without Using Soil

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In this video provided by Garden Answer, we will learn how to plant succulents on driftwood without the use of soil. Simply gather your piece of driftwood, some sphagnum moss, a hot glue gun, a pair of scissors, and an assortment of succulent clippings to be on your way to creating a beautiful succulent arrangement. […]