5 Great Containers, Part 1–The Plan

The Site A client has a small trapezoid-shaped balcony that he wants to beautify with containers for little cost. Specifically he wants to beautify it before his wife returns from visiting family, as a surprise! What’s more, he wasn’t exactly … Continue reading

As Promised, Creating Your Herb Container Garden

There’s no shortage of Youtube videos on creating your container Herb Garden, so I’m not going to reinvent the wheel. Here’s one that covers all the essentials–Susan Doherty on six minute style. So I’ll just make a few comments both on … Continue reading

More Tips for Container Gardens

When I posted 6 Tips for Container Gardens, I neglected to mention one of the most important considerations: Annuals or Perennials.  For some reason, many people are intimidated by perennials. Do they seem to be more work? Is there a fear … Continue reading

6 Tips for Container Gardens

My garden is my test ground. Most of what I know I learned by screwing up at least once. So here’s some tips I’ve learned through trial and error. 1. PLAN! Typically I’ve combined plants that I have rather than … Continue reading