What to plant in your fall containers

Planting Fall Containers – When you’re Bored with Mums

Mums are the epitome of fall, not only bringing in the season but screaming its entry.

They’re quite impressive really.  Very few plants can claim that their color encompasses the entire fall color wheel and look equally great planted in formal cast iron urns or simple wheelbarrows!

But their interest is limited to flower color which makes them somewhat of a snooze-fest and sometimes you want need more than just flower color for your fall containers.  Here’s how you can do it…

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How to Plant Stunning Containers

How to Plant Stunning Containers

It’s spring, it’s spring, it’s spring and I’m super-excited!  Not because of the warmer temperatures that are sure to come (and stay).  But because it will soon be time to plant up some stunning containers and add some much-needed color to help dissipate this dreary winter hangover.

I love the time of the year when the colorful annuals begin to show up on the plant benches.  That feeling I get when I walk through the nursery and think I want this one, and this one, and this one….  That little tinge of uninhibited pleasure that just erupts from within and does its little spring jig within my heart.

 

Top Annual Picks for St. Louis

10 Annuals Everyone Should Try

As we near the last frost date (think mid-April), I start to get the Annual itch.  Just the thought of putting the dull, bitter days behind me has me thinking of the vibrant annuals that are just waiting to be planted.  This month I’ve decided to share my top 10 favorite annuals.

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