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Monthly Potted Garden Checklist

June Checklist for your Hot Container Garden

Late Summer Potted Garden with Crepe Myrtle

Extra Tips as June Starts Topping 100°F Signs of Stress and Sunburn Stress will be evident by wilting. Make sure the plants are getting enough water in the early morning hours. If you see wilted leaves in the afternoon, don’t rush out with the hose – check to see if the soil is still damp.…

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November in Your Winter Potted Garden

Marylee's Container Gardening Class November 8, 10-11:30am at the Tucson Botanical Gardens. Designing Winter Pots and Garden Rooms for the Holidays.

Register Now for Marylee’s Class November 8, 10am Tucson Botanical Gardens   Happy November!  We are definitely headed into fall temperatures now and I hope they last more than a week. Print this and put it on your refrigerator to remind you of your November Potted Garden Tasks! Plant Your Winter Potted Garden Now! If…

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Ahhh – October in your Potted Desert Garden

If you have not realized it by now, I love potted desert gardens. They are so versatile in there uses, flexible in their placement and plantings and the bottom line – you don’t have to dig in the ground!!… Marylee Pangman, Potted Desert Expert Stay on top of your garden tasks to keep your potted desert…

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Sultry August in Your Desert Potted Garden

 The ‘OMG’ Month in Your Desert Potted Garden It’s hot. It’s humid. Ugh. You don’t need me to tell you that. August is the month to take a break from many desert potted garden chores. The largest challenges are managing the weather and the needs of your garden. You have the list here. Right click…

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It’s a hot one – Desert Pots Care – July

July Container Garden Care in Dry Climates Are we going to get a break? I don’t see any sign of monsoons now. Maybe as this reaches you, the weather will prove me wrong! Pay attention to your desert pots and watering system; irrigation or human. 😉   Put this Checklist on your refrigerator so you…

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As the Desert Heats Up – Care for Your Hot Pots in May

May Container Garden Care for Hot Pots in Dry Climates The keyword this month is Mindfulness. It’s imperative to stay in touch with your garden. Monitor all plants as the Desert heats up, especially your newly planted gardens in the hot pots. Also pay attention to your watering system; irrigation or human. 😉 Put this…

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Hold Off Planting Summer Flowers in Desert Pots

Do your March Diligence before Planting Summer Flowers 3 Reasons to Hold Off Planting Summer Flowers 1. The nights are still too cold to plant summer flowers.  You think just because I live on Kauai I don’t know what’s going on in the dry and hot regions of the country? This week in desert communities,…

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Still Time to Get Potted for the Holidays!

Eding a Driveway with more than a railing

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Don’t neglect your hot August garden now

[kc_row full_width=”stretch_row” video_bg_url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOWFVKb2JqM” parallax_speed=”1″ parallax_background_size=”yes”][kc_column width=”12/12″][kc_column_text] Did that headline make you feel guilty? I know it’s been/is hot, and humid in many areas and for some, monsoons have brought major rains. Who wants to go outside to do more than the absolutely necessary tasks? Set out to accomplish these few manageable jobs and you will prepare your container…

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July in your Hot, Dry Container Garden

Think Positively – You Can Grow Beautiful Pots even in the hot summer 1. Garden and water in the very early mornings. Who wants to be out in the heat? 2. Increase watering frequency to be sure pots don’t dry out. You want your pots to be damp throughout. 3. Deadhead your spent flowers weekly…

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