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Container Gardening

Pansy versus Viola… what’s the difference anyway?

What is a pansy? Pansies are the most commonly planted fall and winter annual in our area and for very good reason!  Pansies bloom from fall into next spring, all the way through time to plant warm season annuals.  They offer a large variety of color choices and many have huge blooms!  Deadheading will help… Read more »

The Beautiful Hues of Heuchera

Heuchera, also known as Coral Bells, are excellent shade garden plants with interesting foliage of various colors. Leaves are heart shaped and boldly veined; some feature bold dark, silvery, or chartreuse green foliage. Coral Bells bloom in the late spring or summer; blooms rise up above the foliage in a long slender stalk and feature… Read more »

How to Grow Vegetables in Pots

  Keep reading to learn how to grow vegetables in pots! Nothing beats the taste of homegrown produce in the summer, but many home gardeners may not have the space in the ground dedicated for a veggie patch.  Since vegetables and herbs need at minimum a half day of sun to produce the best yields,… Read more »

Herb Containers Gardening

Herb Container Gardening

In this segment, Jeff and Gregg are discussing herbs, including the details about starting your own small herb garden and how to keep it healthy. Get Started with Herb Gardening Have you ever run to the store only to find the herbs you need are out of stock? We’ve got a way to combat that… Read more »

Antique container potting

Antique Container Potting

Listen in while Jeff catches up with Gregg about the do’s and don’ts of repurposing unique containers to pot your plants. What can you use as a container? We talk about containers quite a bit, because they’re an important element in the health of all potted plants! This week, we’re focusing on sprucing up your… Read more »

Potting Up Houseplants

Learn all about potting up houseplants in this post; from when to repot, why to repot, how to pot up a houseplant and different container options.

Winter Combo Pots

Choose winter hardy plants for containers that offer interest all winter long!  The key is to choose evergreens, perennials and seasonal color that can last throughout our coldest temperatures in containers.  If you typically plant tropical plants in your containers, and aren’t sure about planting evergreens and perennials in them, just remember you can remove… Read more »