Novelty Kale

New for us this season. Look at this Kale. Available in a 8″ pot. Height is a good 18″ tall. A must have for your “Fall over” containers. From your container designer Guru..

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Kerry from Proven Winners latest news letter has a section about Container Gardening. Good reminder tips when thinking about re doing some containers for the Fall Season. https://www.provenwinners.com/learn/container-gardening/container-gardening-fall From your Container Designer Guru

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July already?

Where did Spring go? My window box is flourishing. It gets am sun. Can’t go wrong with Non Stop Begonias and  Springeri.   Deadheading Begonias is pretty easy. The big rose shape flowers seem to fall off by themselves. However, the smaller bloom (along with the fallen off larger bloom) stays on the stem. The…

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Evergreen planter ideas

Boughs are abound here at the greenhouse for the DIY’ers. If you need help on a more creative level — here’s some inspiration photos that I did. New this year are the birch logs! COOL.. From the container designer guru.

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The transitional planter

I do a seasonal change of this planter on a regular basis.  As many of us, we still like to preserve a little of the fall till Thanksgiving. Here is a thought for that in between time until Thanksgiving. I left springeri (asparagus fern) in the planter from the summer look. It is a good…

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Here is the other planter I promised to show you from the previous Blog.  A closer look at a clay pot on its side with gourds elevated  out of the pot. From your container designer Guru!

Want to gussy up some planters yet for Fall/Halloween?

How ’bout this novel idea: Cleaning out pots, window boxes, ect..  I left the English ivy that was planted. It had long branches from the season growth, worked the strands around clay pots. Added some small pumpkins and gourds inside the clay pots and out.  Artificial fall leaves, strings of berries….    Walla! To keep…

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The creative juices still flowing

A plan’o gram for your Fall decorating needs. Hope to see you this weekend for our Fall Open House; Saturday September 21st. A – Annual Purple Fountain Grass  B – Garden Mum  C – Swiss Chard  D –  Perennial Heuchera variety in clay pot sitting in the soil  E – Kale  F – Perennial trailing Sedum variety…

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