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Simple tips for creating colorful containers

5 Simple Garden Container Ideas

Although many people simply use filled garden containers on their deck or patio to add impact, they can be used as problem-solvers! Let’s look at five examples below… To start with, regardless of where and how you’re using them, for maximum impact, garden containers of mixed plants should include a “Thriller” (usually a tall plant), […]

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Container Garden Photo Contest Results

Thanks to everyone who entered this month’s Your Easy Garden give-away with your Container Garden photos!  Our voting ended at midnight on August 31st and we appreciate everyone’s votes.  Our semi-finalists include the 3 photos here, and our Grand Prize winner is Annette with her Dish Garden, created for her 102 year old client.  Annette […]

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Growingn Wisdom's Dave Epstein

Designing an easy container garden using Tropicanna® cannas

Tropicanna cannas, with their height, tropical flair and season-long color, are an excellent choice for container gardens. That’s why this easy-care, versatile plant stars in my latest two Growing Wisdom gardening-how-to videos, “How to Build the Perfect Container Garden featuring Tropicanna canna” and “Easy Tips for Growing Plants in Containers.”   Here’s a breakdown of […]

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