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By Nancy J. Ondra

Simple and foolproof! get pleasure from appealing box plantings with out pressure or fuss. Container subject matter Gardens deals forty two plans for box preparations, each one utilizing simply 5 particular crops so that you can locate at your neighborhood backyard heart. There’s anything right here for each surroundings and each sort, together with a meadow in a field, a pond in a pot, an easy salad backyard, and a mix that might allure hummingbirds. each one plan comprises images of what the complete planting will seem like, in addition to a convenient purchasing checklist so that you understand precisely what you need.

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SUNPATIENS COMPACT WHITE IMPROVED I M PAT I E N S Impatiens ‘Sakimp027’ one 4-inch pot 3. ‘SNOW Y NUTMEG’ GER ANIUM Pelargonium fragrans | one 4-inch pot A LT E R N A T E S : Another 6- to 10-inch-tall, bushy plant with white-variegated foliage and/or white flowers, such as FROST Y KNIGHT sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritima ‘Inlbupripr’) or BRE ATHLESS WHITE (‘Balbrewite’) or DIAMOND FROST (‘Inneuphe’) spurge (Euphorbia hypericifolia) A LT E R N A T E S : ‘Harmony White’ or another white impatiens, or another 6- to 12-inch-tall, bushy plant with white flowers, such as SUPERTUNIA WHITE petunia (Petunia ‘Kakegawa S30’), ‘Titan Pure White’ rose periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus), or white heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens ‘Alba’) 5 .

Let leaves. Through this period, the DR AGON WING the caladium bulb dry and store it at 55 to 60°F/13 begonia keeps producing loads of bright green to 15°C. ‘Red Dragon’ fleeceflower is normally win- the overall red theme. RED BIG RE D JUDY leaves and clusters of brilliant red blooms. Keep up with watering now — it takes a good bit ter-hardy as far north as Zone 4 or 5, but it likely won’t make it there from a fall planting. of moisture to support all those lovely leaves — and fertilize every 10 to 14 days.

MINIFAMOUS MINIFAMOUS calibrachoa are producing lots calibrachoa, and perhaps a Regular watering is important for keeping the few purple-blue flowers on the ‘Illumination’ peri- plants growing happily, but it’s a good idea to let the winkle, around planting time. top inch or two of soil dry out in between, because COMPAC T SAFR AN All five of these plants tolerate a fair bit of cold, the calibrachoa can be prone to rot if the potting soil so you could get this container started as soon as stays constantly moist.

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