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Name: Eric
Hawthorne, fl (Zone 9a)
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Miamiu
May 3, 2019 10:09 AM CST
I would be interested in seeing pics of people's gardens. I live in North central Florida. Everything in ours is in pots because we have no gardens in the ground around the house.
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Name: Christie
Central Ohio 43016 (Zone 6a)
Plays on the water.
Amaryllis Permaculture Sempervivums Roses Bookworm Annuals
Composter Hybridizer Cat Lover Garden Ideas: Master Level
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cwhitt
May 3, 2019 10:34 AM CST
My red potatoes. Starting some blue potatoes in a pot also, but no photos yet.


Sempervivum:





A little peach tree I started from a peach pit - that actually sprouted inside the peach! Which is why I just HAD to plant it. No idea how it will grow in Ohio, or if it will bear any fruit - but oh well.


I have LOTS of Amaryllis in containers!;



I grow my peppers in containers too:


Christmas cactus spends winters in the office, but the rest of the year outdoors:

And THIS container arrangement (from the Naples Florida Botanical Garden) is SPECTACULAR - yes, they are all in individual containers!






Plant Dreams. Pull Weeds. Grow A Happy Life.
Name: Eric
Hawthorne, fl (Zone 9a)
Bee Lover Butterflies
Miamiu
May 3, 2019 10:42 AM CST
I purchased a peach tree and put it in a large pot. The tree had buds for only one year. It did not grow so much. Then one year I saw that the tree part looked dead. Then the peach tree started growing out from the roots. So now it is more like a little bush with about 4 branches coming out with stems from the base of the plant. It has a few leaves on it, but no fruit. Had it for about 3 years. Just waiting to see if it does anything else.
Name: Christie
Central Ohio 43016 (Zone 6a)
Plays on the water.
Amaryllis Permaculture Sempervivums Roses Bookworm Annuals
Composter Hybridizer Cat Lover Garden Ideas: Master Level
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cwhitt
May 3, 2019 1:58 PM CST
I probably had no business planting that pit. Ohio not the best place for peach trees, and growing from a pit, I might not have any fruit at all - if it actually grows to full size. But since it sprouted inside the peach, I just felt compelled. I guess we can at least compare peach trees/twigs/bushes though. Rolling on the floor laughing
Plant Dreams. Pull Weeds. Grow A Happy Life.
Ireland (Zone 9a)
Region: Europe Houseplants
Aphria
May 7, 2019 2:07 PM CST
I like to keep a lot of potted plants and they go on journeys around my garden at various times of year Smiling I upcycled my children's garden bench to elevate them...

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Recently planted an Acer and a David Austin rose which I'm looking forward to watching grow...
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And I just upcycled an old BBQ and planted a hosta in it so I'm hoping it'll work out!
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Name: Christie
Central Ohio 43016 (Zone 6a)
Plays on the water.
Amaryllis Permaculture Sempervivums Roses Bookworm Annuals
Composter Hybridizer Cat Lover Garden Ideas: Master Level
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cwhitt
May 8, 2019 9:06 AM CST
That grill - what a cute idea!!! Hurray! I tip my hat to you.
Plant Dreams. Pull Weeds. Grow A Happy Life.
Name: Sharon Rose
Grapevine, TX (Zone 8a)
Grace of the Lord Jesus be with all
Daylilies Composter Cottage Gardener Hibiscus Enjoys or suffers hot summers Zinnias
Salvias Bulbs Amaryllis Lilies Clematis Region: Texas
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Altheabyanothername
May 8, 2019 9:32 AM CST
Very lovely containers and great ideas. Thumbs up nice pictures of what you have done. Hurray!

We have an old BBQ grill...I was thinking of getting around to dragging it up for when they come collecting metal. Now I need to check on a conversion Thumbs up

May you be blessed with a happy month and great success!
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Name: Susan
Southeast NE (Zone 5b)
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stilldew
May 8, 2019 10:00 AM CST
Lovely container gardens. That tower from the Naples Florida Botanical Garden is outstanding! It's too early for my pots to look like much but I have a few shots from last year. I grow a lot of caladiums in 3 envelope planters in my driveway and also have a stacking tower planter that I use for coleus each year.
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Name: Frenchy
Falls Church, VA (Zone 7b)
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Frenchy21
May 9, 2019 12:48 PM CST
Susan, beautiful containers! Lovey dubby I plant most of my coleus and caladiums in containers, too. Need to get going with them very soon!
Name: Jacquie (JB) Berger
Wrightstown, New Jersey (Zone 6b)

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JB
May 20, 2019 12:23 PM CST
I live in NJ on a Christmas Tree Farm and much of the farm is all Christmas Trees, so I keep my favorites in Containers and move them in and out of the greenhouse when the seasons change. Here are a few of my favorites. Beside my feed barn I have the Jasmine, Snake plants, Lenten Rose, curly willow and Tea Olive by the birdbath.
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This has been on the East deck for over a month and is still very pretty.
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More Pansies for early color on East deck
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Large pots in Barnyard look like this.
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Strike It Rich Rose on South Deck
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Sunsprite Rose on South Deck
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I would be totally lost without containers considering I am 90 years old and limited in my actual gardening. It is the perfect way to garden for older or disabled people also.

My entire vegie garden is also in containers...enjoy your day. God Bless!
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Name: Susan
Southeast NE (Zone 5b)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Lilies Irises Cat Lover Dog Lover
Heucheras Daylilies Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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stilldew
May 20, 2019 4:42 PM CST
Lovely containers Jacquie. Would enjoy seeing your veggies once they get going.
Name: Larry
Burleson, Texas (Zone 8a)
fredeboy1
Oct 2, 2019 12:02 PM CST
My concrete container garden
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Name: Peggy
Temple, TX (Zone 8b)
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Peggy8b
Oct 2, 2019 1:49 PM CST
VERY nice planter boxes!
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Name: Larry
Burleson, Texas (Zone 8a)
fredeboy1
Nov 1, 2019 5:46 PM CST
Thanks Peggy
I have made these for a number of years. They are module and 4 sides and bottom bolt together for a square or as many sides as you want for a larger box.
You can also leave the bottom off and just sit it on top the soil
Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
Photo Contest Winner 2018 Garden Photography Region: Pacific Northwest Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Forum moderator Plant Database Moderator
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Sempervivums Container Gardener Foliage Fan Greenhouse
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springcolor
Nov 24, 2019 7:15 PM CST
A bit of container arranging for the holidays.
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Name: Tara
NE. FL. (Zone 9a)
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terrafirma
Nov 24, 2019 7:20 PM CST
Hilarious!
Love the "gnome"!!! What a hoot!
Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
Photo Contest Winner 2018 Garden Photography Region: Pacific Northwest Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Forum moderator Plant Database Moderator
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Sempervivums Container Gardener Foliage Fan Greenhouse
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springcolor
Dec 7, 2019 6:57 PM CST
A few more and finished for this year.
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Name: Carol H. Sandt
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
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csandt
Dec 7, 2019 7:43 PM CST
springcolor said:A few more and finished for this year.
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Gorgeous!
Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
Photo Contest Winner 2018 Garden Photography Region: Pacific Northwest Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Forum moderator Plant Database Moderator
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Sempervivums Container Gardener Foliage Fan Greenhouse
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springcolor
Dec 7, 2019 7:47 PM CST
Thank you and thank you for the tip.
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Name: Eric
Hawthorne, fl (Zone 9a)
Bee Lover Butterflies
Miamiu
May 9, 2020 2:40 PM CST
Ive spent about 200 in alot of new plants since last december. I have about 75 pots now.


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