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Succulent Container Gardens Book by Debra Lee Baldwin

Monday, October 24th, 2011

PicketFenceGreenhouse.info Succulent Container Gardens This bestselling 2010 release from Timber Press shows how anyone—regardless of climate or space constraints—can cultivate easy-care, sculptural, low-water succulents in stunning potted arrangements. — Hundreds of ideas for great containers — Creative ways to use colors, shapes, and textures — Best succulents for pots, plus companion plants — Small-space solutions, indoors and out — Smart, simple plant care techniques — More than 300 photos of intriguing designs “With gorgeous photos on nearly every page, Debra Lee Baldwin’s Succulent Container Gardens celebrates these low-water, easy-care plants and shows endless ways to display them in your garden.” — Sunset magazine Succulent Container Gardens Book Debra Lee Baldwin picket fence greenhouse diane mumm “succulent plants” “succulent house plants” “succulent plant pictures” “flowering succulents” “succulent gardens” “types of succulents”

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    Debra Lee Baldwin – How to Plant a Succulent Container Garden

    Monday, June 6th, 2011

    (For more information: bit.ly With their colorful leaves, sculptural shapes, and simple care, succulents are beautiful yet forgiving plants for pots. If grown in containers, these dry-climate jewels can be brought indoors in winter and so can thrive anywhere in the world. In this inspiring compendium, Debra Lee Baldwin provides everything beginners and experienced gardeners need to know to create stunning container displays of exceptionally waterwise plants. Easy-to-follow, expert tips explain soil mixes, overwintering, propagation, and more.

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      Container Gardening for Beginners (3 tips for superb hanging baskets and pots)

      Thursday, May 5th, 2011

      Here’s three tips for creating superb container gardens www.simplegiftsfarm.com The first tip has to do with watering the container garden or hanging basket. Every time you water, water should pour out the bottom of the container. This means that all parts of the container are thoroughly irrigated and none of the roots will be allowed to dry out. If the soil has been allowed to dry out too much, and has shrunken away from the sides of the pot then the water will immediately pour out the bottom of the container and the soil will not be properly watered. The remedy is to either set the container in a large bowl of water to allow it to soak up or to water every half hour until the water no longer freely flows through the basket. The second major container gardening tip is to understand that hanging baskets and containers require a weekly feeding of plant food. Because nitrogen is the major engine of plant growth, and because it is water-soluble, every time we walked her we drive nitrogen out the bottom of the pot. This means that unless you replace the nitrogen with more plant food, your plant will struggle to grow and flower properly. The third tip is my personal preference for organic gardening plant food, and this is fish emulsion. In my 30 years of gardening experience, there is simply no easier or more effect if way to feed most of your container gardens and indeed, all gardens, then the liquid fish emulsion. These three gardening tips and gardening ideas are a few of

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