Tag Archives: containers

Inspiration & Ideas from the Philadelphia Flower Show

by Ann-Marie Sedor

Last week, I had the good fortune to take the Homestead Gardens tour to the Philadelphia International Flower Show. I love looking for new ideas in gardening and the show gave ample …

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Annuals in Pots STILL Looking Good

by Susan Harris

Here it is Thanksgiving week and I can hardly believe I’m showing off annuals, in pots -  still.  They’re the container plantings that Homestead Annuals Manager Kerry Kelley helped …

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Winter Annuals Violas and Cabbage

by Susan Harris
Ever since I saw violas displayed with cabbage and salad greens in these cool towers, I’ve wanted them in my garden.   Then Homestead’s head grower Oliver …

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Mid-Summer Container Update

by Susan Harris

Readers may remember when Homestead’s Kerry Kelley selected plants for my containers, after which I dutifully followed her instructions?  Well, it’s time for my promised update on how they’re faring.  …

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Dena’s Custom Containers

by Susan Harris
In the cute little shed surrounded by annuals at the Davidsonville location, you’ll find container-designer Dena Cameron creating some wild-looking designs, if you ask me, using some plants I’ve never seen before.  So naturally I …

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Hot Container Plantings, Coming Up!

by Susan Harris
I’ve always loved pastels in the garden, and in the spring, pinks and blues and white are everywhere.  But once summer comes and the pastels have finished their really …

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Newbie Lessons about Growing Vegetables in Containers

by Susan Harris

I have a confession to make.  In decades of gardening I never grew a single vegetable or kitchen herb.  I blame this shocking omission in my gardening life on the …

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