Spring Container Planting
Bid winter adieu with a colorful container garden full of early-spring blooming plants.
The Martha Stewart Show, March 2011
- Pack soil firmly into terra-cotta container before planting, leaving an inch or two at top.
- Remove plants from the containers in which they came; loosen the roots.
- Arrange plants in container, all at the same depth, in desired formation. For instant impact, pack plants in tightly but with enough space to ensure there is air circulation.
- 12- to 15-inch terra-cotta container
- Early-spring-blooming plants, such as galanthus, violas, hellebores, pansies, primrose, variegated comfrey, and ornamental kale
- Potting soil
- Gardening gloves
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