Tag Archive: Containers

Surefire Shrubs for Containers

Growing in containers can be one of the most versatile ways to add color, texture and mobility to the landscape.  However, gardeners generally reach for finicky annuals to fill their pots with pizzazz.  The problem with this strategy is that most annuals and perennials need to be watered constantly, fertilized regularly, and changed out with …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/12/surefire-shrubs-for-containers/

Gardening in Containers Workshop – August 19

The Jackson County Master Gardeners will host a “Gardening in Containers” Workshop on Saturday, August 19 from 9 AM to 2 PM at the Jackson County Extension Office, 2741 Penn Ave., Marianna, FL.  The workshop will give you simple tips on growing vegetables, herbs, and flowers in containers.  Bring your own unique container.  Plant material …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/01/gardening-in-containers-workshop-august-19/

Gardening in Containers

In a world of limited time and space, container gardens seem to make more and more sense. Poor soil and no place to put plants in the ground are no longer good excuses for not being able to enjoy the simple pleasures of gardening. Container gardening allows the individual to create gardens to fit any …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/06/03/gardening-in-containers/