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How to choose a garden planter

There are several things to consider when choosing a garden planter or liner. Continue reading

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Planters for gardening on rootops and balconies

Successful landscaping and gardening on balconies and rooftops with planters has many challenges that residents of terrestrial dwellings don’t share. My goal with this forum is to make the reader/contributor aware of these somewhat complex issues, offer simple straightforward solutions, share resources, and garner constructive input from other interested parties.

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Landscape Architects and Designers Help You Avoid Expensive Mistakes!

While I acknowledge that I’m the type of person who wants to know “everything” and research the “double hell” out of everything I do, there are many things I either don’t have time for or don’t have enough interest in to get down to … Continue reading

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Container Gardening: Planting Mix vs. “Dirt”

Using the appropriate planting mix is essential when growing perennials or trees and bushes in large containers where repotting these heavy items with complex root systems is going to be problematic. Getting it right the first time is well worth the effort. Continue reading

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Fiberglass, Concrete GFRC and Plastic Garden Planters

 Readers of my blog are aware of my focus on products created with sustainable design principles that give excellent value for money and the effort that goes into bringing vibrant gardens to barren urban spaces in need of their beneficial cooling and air quality enhancing properties.   While I created … Continue reading

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Container Gardening: Spring Conditioning

Perennial plants grown in containers have special needs.  Now that it’s spring here in Miami, I’ve noticed that it’s well past time to repot some of my smaller ornamental plants that I’ve not tended to in about 5 years.  Their … Continue reading

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