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Quick Fall Harvest/Halloween Containers

Quick Fall Harvest/Halloween Containers

Posted on Oct 22, 2018 | 0 comments

Welcoming Fall Harvest Entry Container Arrangements That frosty morning “did in” the flowering annuals in my front containers. I had procrastinated and now dead leaves greeted me. Time to make fall themed containers! The Containers You See are Quickly Made. You can fill your fall and winter containers with branches found in your yard (or the...

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Fall Container Planting Ideas

Fall Container Planting Ideas

Posted on Oct 18, 2017 | 0 comments

It’s the time of year we swap out summer annuals and create a harvest or fall theme.  These fall container planting ideas show arrangements that carry past Thanksgiving in the Northeast. Plants include ornamental kale ( both large and small varieties) , pansies,  a “grass”, that won’t die at the first hard frost, and a mini pumpkin....

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Using the Colorwheel to Create Beautiful Plant Combinations

Using the Colorwheel to Create Beautiful Plant Combinations

Posted on Sep 12, 2009 | 2 comments

When most gardeners think about plant combinations, they rarely refer to a color wheel.  And they should. It’s a tool that can be vastly helpful.  Maybe you saw one in kindergarten and remember the primary colors of red, blue, yellow. Secondary colors–the ones between.  Those terms are useful but not important for the designer. A more useful...

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