Container Gardens

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Using Plastic Rain Gutters as Flower Boxes

Here’s a tip for dressing up your porch railing. Use plastic rain gutters as flower boxes rather than building them out of wood.

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Tips for Executing Patio Packs

Planters filled with greenery or flowers add pizzazz to your patio, especially when you mix and match containers to create a stunning scene. Here are some tips from Southern Patio.

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Using Self-Watering Planters in the Garden

Self-watering containers allow you to water your plants less frequently and help prevent overwatering. Watch this video from Southern Patio to find out more.

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Small-Space Gardening

Don’t let a lack of space stop you from creating an incredible garden getaway. Check out these ideas from Southern Patio.

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How to Spring Clean Your Houseplants

Once warmer weather arrives, I can’t wait to get my plants outside for a nice spring cleaning. Here’s what you need to know to get your plants in tip-top shape for the growing season.

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DIY stepped plant container display rack made from stair stringers.

DIY Stair Stringer Container Garden Display Rack

Container gardens are a great way to grow flowers and other plants in your yard. Watch this video for an easy to make DIY display rack for plant containers using precut stair stringers.

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DIY Bucket Container Garden for Your Yard

Planting in containers is a great way to grow everything from fruits and vegetables to flowers and exotic plants; and they’re perfect for a limited space, such as on a deck or patio. Watch this video to find out how to make an inexpensive container garden.

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Winter Care For Outdoor Flower Containers

Cold weather’s coming, but that doesn’t mean gardening has to come to an end! While winter can be hard on containers and plants, there are steps you can take to protect them from the cold. Read on to find out how to keep your outdoor container plants happy and healthy this winter.

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