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Designing with a King in Your Potted Garden

This summer I have been showing off the “Silver King” Euonymus, a member of the Boxleaf family and very container-friendly and perfect for your potted garden. If you missed the previous column on the “King”, click here to check it out. Designing for the “King” with a Court of Odd Fellows  Too many colors in…

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Hot Container Garden – Plant of the Month “Silver King”

“Silver King” can take any role in your summer desert pots  To best survive the summer furnace in your desert container garden, I harp about the size of our desert garden pots. To support our illustrious hot garden plant of the month, your pot should be at least 24” wide. This width and similar depth will provide the structural support as well…

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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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Late Spring Tips for a Successful Potted Garden

Windy City – No Not Chicago      Tips to safeguard your HOT Potted Garden  I love watching wind farms! There is something graceful and mesmerizing about them. They are indicative of the strong winds we consistently have in our communities. As weather systems come through bringing high winds, we find those areas of our homes…

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Five Tips for a Worry-Free Summer in your Desert Pots

We have had a hot start to the southwest U.S. desert this spring. Many of you might be saying, “What spring?” The entire southwest has been running 10 degrees above normal jumping us into an early period of the 90’s. I have heard too many people already complaining about the heat. However, May is a…

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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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