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<p>Potted gardens may be more temporary than in-ground plantings, but
they usually reward creative design and a liberal willingness to change.
With potted gardens, you can experiment freely with combinations and new
plants, especially considering that you can simply redesign these
planters next season. It's not advisable to use garden soil if it's
infertile or drains badly. You can overcome locations of shade and add
pizzazz by brightening dark corners with colorful flowers in
pots.<br><br>You can even extend the growing season by bringing the
potted gardens indoors for the winter. You are even able to grow plants
that otherwise would not see the light of day in your garden. Limited
space can be used more efficiently or even broken up in large areas of
landscape with the use of pots. Finally, it's significant to keep
invasive plants under control because they tend to overrun a
garden.<br><br>It is vital to keep plants neat and clean through regular
sprucing. This not only enhances the look of plants, but reduces the
avoidance of insects and disease dilemmas. Remove all spent flowers, dead
branches and dying leaves. Leaves should be dust-free by washing the
plants with temperate water and gentle true soap - avoid detergent
because it can create damage to buds and leaves. Cover the pot to stop
soap from entering the soil. If tips of leaves become dry and brown, trim
them off tidily with sharp clippers.<br><br>Humidity can be increased by
laying plants on trays which are lined with a variety of pebbles and
filled with warm water to about one half inch of the pot base. Keep a pot
of water on the stove, if you heat with wood.<br><br>Training contains
many minor care activities that differentiate the beginner from the
experienced indoor plant gardener. For example, pinching is the removal
of one inch or less of the stem tip and leaf growth to incite new growth
just below the tip and promote lateral branching. Pinching can be a
continuous or one-time activity, depending on the desires of the plant
owner. Frequent pinching will sustain a plant compressed, but suitably
filled-out.<br><br>Potted gardens allow you to garden in what would
otherwise be impossible locations and add life to any type of setting
with colorful plantings. You can set the potted gardens in a window box
and attach the pot to a deck railing or window sill. A planter that's set
down on each tread of the entry stairway is another possibility.
Suspended gardens in baskets from overhead beams, pergolas and eaves can
add an undeniable attraction to your home. In other words, any bit of
emptiness in space can be a spot for a potted garden.<br><br>This type of
gardening is quite enjoyable because it affords the opportunity to
rearrange or change pots and the plants in them in a short space of time.
You can combine different plants with similar light and moisture
requirements, pay careful attention to the tenderness of the plants you
choose and water them regularly during the summer months, with that
intense heat and humidity.</p><p><br></p>

				
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