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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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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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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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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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