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Colorful Plant Combinations Make Beautiful Container Plantings

Green Circle Growers - Thursday, September 13, 2012

Plant selection is one of the keys to planting successful container gardens (see our previous post). Because plants in a container planting must co-exist in the same small environment, it is essential to select plants that have the same light and watering requirements. Before purchasing plants, decide where the container will be displayed so you know whether to choose plants that require full sun, partial shade or shade. ...read more

How to Combine Thriller, Filler and Spillers into Attractive Containers

Green Circle Growers - Wednesday, September 12, 2012

It’s fun to get creative with container gardening. As long as plants share the same light and watering requirements, you can combine any number of them to make an attractive container planting. To achieve a harmonious plant arrangement, professionals use the thriller-filler-spiller method of container design.  ...read more