The Q&A Archives: Deck garden

Question: I live in a condo my only garden can be on my deck in 1/2 barrels - what do you recomend for planting?

Keep in mind the summer sun hits that deck and daily watering must be done to keep the plants alive.

Answer: Some bright colored annuals to plant in full sun: ageratum, bacopa, blanket flower, candytuft, celosia, China aster, chrysanthemum, cleome, cosmos, daisies, dusty miller, geranium, gerbera daisy, heliotrope, lantana, larkspur, lobelia (with extra water in full sun), marigold, morning glory, petunia, portulaca, poppy, salvia, scabiosa, snapdragon, statice, strawflower, sun coleus, torenia, verbena, vinca, viola, zinnia, sweet potato vine, creeping jenny.

Enjoy your garden!

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