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In the fall - plant spring bulbs in pots. Store the potted bulbs in an unheated garage or storage room. Youll need to water every few weeks since the pots wont have access to rainfall. Pack bulbs shoulder-to-shoulder in big containers for an abundant display in spring. Toss aside the spacing recommendations so you can get as many bulbs into the container as will fit.

In the fall - plant spring bulbs in pots. Store the potted bulbs in an unheated garage or storage room. Youll need to water every few weeks since the pots wont have access to rainfall. Pack bulbs shoulder-to-shoulder in big containers for an abundant display in spring. Toss aside the spacing recommendations so you can get as many bulbs into the container as will fit.

Tulips, crocus, hyacinth, daffodils...Place bulbs shoulder to shoulder across the surface of the soil, leaving no space between them. top off with more potting soil so the bulbs are just slightly below the surface. Water each container thoroughly. finish with a layer of mulch. Leave pots outdoors for winter chilling. The more exposure to cold the better they’ll bloom.

"Sandwich" Bulbs for Six Weeks of Blooms

Tulips, crocus, hyacinth, daffodils...Place bulbs shoulder to shoulder across the surface of the soil, leaving no space between them. top off with more potting soil so the bulbs are just slightly below the surface. Water each container thoroughly. finish with a layer of mulch. Leave pots outdoors for winter chilling. The more exposure to cold the better they’ll bloom.

How to Plant Bulbs in a Container: Step Four

Planting Bulbs in Containers

How to Plant Bulbs in a Container: Step Four

Terracotta calibrachoa, fanflower, sweet potato vine, bacopa

Terracotta calibrachoa, fanflower, sweet potato vine, bacopa

Angelonia Serena – a tough plant that blooms all summer long with blooms that resemble a snapdragon. Angelonia loves the hot, dry conditions of summer, are resistant to disease, & make great cut flowers. They are compact enough for both container and border plantings. If you are searching for a prolific blooming, hot weather (but humid tolerant) plant, give Angelonia a whirl.

Angelonia Serena – a tough plant that blooms all summer long with blooms that resemble a snapdragon. Angelonia loves the hot, dry conditions of summer, are resistant to disease, & make great cut flowers. They are compact enough for both container and border plantings. If you are searching for a prolific blooming, hot weather (but humid tolerant) plant, give Angelonia a whirl.

Keep your hostas looking like this with Irish Spring Soap

Keep your hostas looking like this with Irish Spring Soap

Good to know for next year:   Place geraniums upside down in cardboard box or paper bag.....cover with newspaper and store in garage, inside wall. Do not let plants freeze. Leave them in box 'till Spring when you replant them in fresh new soil works well. Plant will start growing new leaves within a week. Do not cut any stems away for at least 6 weeks, plant will double in size.

Good to know for next year: Place geraniums upside down in cardboard box or paper bag.....cover with newspaper and store in garage, inside wall. Do not let plants freeze. Leave them in box 'till Spring when you replant them in fresh new soil works well. Plant will start growing new leaves within a week. Do not cut any stems away for at least 6 weeks, plant will double in size.

Purifying house plants for allergies - LEGION of PAGAN

Purifying house plants for allergies - LEGION of PAGAN

~Gomphrena - loves heat and tolerates drought. Attracts butterflies.

~Gomphrena - loves heat and tolerates drought. Attracts butterflies.

Mosquito-repelling plants for your deck.-- I need to remember for next summer!

How to Prevent Mosquitoes

Mosquito-repelling plants for your deck.-- I need to remember for next summer!

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