Containers forum: McDonough Beer Garden

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Name: Jessie Worsham
Stockbridge, GA (Zone 8a)
Northwest Georgia Daylily Society
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Irises Region: Georgia
Sep 13, 2016 11:00 AM CST
There is a local deli/pub in McDonough that has agreed to let me spruce up their "beer garden". Currently there are 2 large wine barrel type planters (with dead plants in them). I would like to plant some easy care plants that would last through the fall, or longer. Ideas? The planters are in full sun, Zone 7b, hot & dry. I was thinking sedum, but that may attract bees, which might not be the best idea around food & drink. Since they let the other plants die, I'm thinking drought tolerant would be a good idea. There is an entryway that would support climbers also. Any opinions and advice is welcome!
central Illinois
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Sep 13, 2016 11:03 AM CST
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Name: kathy
Zone 4b, near St. Clair MI
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Sep 29, 2016 5:27 PM CST
How about succulent garden? So many colors, textures, and all are tolerant of heat, sun, dry weather.
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