Greetings All! Happy New Year! In the above picture, there are two RBP’s, aka Really Big Pots are filled with winter color. The front pot has white Petunias, yellow Snaps. yellow Calendula and the pink flowers are Schizanthus, a winter plant that grows huge! The back pot has purple Petunias, Dusty Miller, and purple Osteospermums.…

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Trio of copper pots by The Potted Desert

Container gardening continues to grow in popularity around the world. Even steadfast landscape gardeners will have a few pots. If you haven’t crossed over to “getting potted,” here’s a baker’s dozen of reasons why you might choose to start this year. Just Starting? #1. Pots are a great place to try your hand at gardening.…

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Two pots against a wall in a desert back yard The Potted Desert

Rather you are a new or experienced gardener; it’s always good to come back to the basics. I wrote this article with new desert gardeners in mind, but everyone will benefit from these tips. When first starting a new garden, my advice is to keep it simple and grow from there. As soon as we…

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Yard of dozens of pots for desert garden

Container Gardens 101 – The Pots Gardeners all over the country grow plants in pots. With the trend increasing for small-space gardening, it’s only natural to look at pots as part of the solution. Choosing the right types of desert garden pots will lead you to success sooner as the pots are the foundation of…

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Greetings All! Happy December! As I sat down to write this month’s post, as often happens after Thanksgiving, I was a little uninspired. There are many things I would rather be doing except to do a little puttering in my small garden, decorating the house, or watching the endless supply of Christmas movies. So I…

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