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April 23, 2014
yeastbread wrote:
What are the purple flowers? - Yeastbread

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J. Peterson Garden Design added this to Get the Hang of Hanging Flower Baskets
Planting notes. Be sure to always combine plants that have the same growing requirements for sun and water. You'd never plant thirsty impatiens next to a drought-tolerant cactus, would you? While those plants represent the extremes, every plant has its preference for light and water, so be sure to plan accordingly. Some experts advise using a good-quality potting soil in your hanging baskets, while others suggest using outdoor planting soil. It's more important to use soil that is formulated for the type of plants you will be using — if you're using cacti or succulents, be sure to use a fast-draining soil mix that is suggested for those types of plants, for example. Never use soil right out of your garden bed, however, as that type of soil will not drain properly in any type of container.For a casual, cottage-y look, try mixing a variety of flowers and foliage together in one basket, but for a more elegant or contemporary aesthetic, opt for one type and color of plant per container. A row of matching plantings will appear much more cohesive than mixed plantings, but there is no denying the charm of hanging baskets filled to the brim with an exuberant mix of trailing flowers.

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slf09d added this to Landscaping GA House
June 6, 2014
Foxglove campanula daisy
mj1225turner added this to Landscape Ideas
March 10, 2014
Be sure to always combine plants that have the same growing requirements for sun and water. You'd never plant thirsty impatiens next to a drought-tolerant cactus, would you? While those plants represent the extremes, every plant has its preference for light and water, so be sure to plan accordingly.
jamilinn added this to jamilinn's ideas
March 3, 2014
garden with my statue
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February 22, 2014
Beautiful seating nook...
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December 11, 2013
hanging flowers
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December 6, 2013
lightinggal added this to Lightinggal's outdoor living
October 23, 2013
Purple bellflower looks great with the daisies
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September 14, 2013
Wayne Blumberg added this to wayne_blumberg's Ideas
August 21, 2013
English Tea Garden
Cyndie Birdsong added this to Backyard - Gardening
August 20, 2013
cmsands added this to EXTERIOR & LANDSCAPE FINAL
July 22, 2013
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July 10, 2013
Flower garden
tamarameadow added this to Garden
July 10, 2013
Hanging Plants
lfogarty added this to Landscapes
July 7, 2013
Design and colors
Mary added this to Exterior Ideas
July 6, 2013
I love the statue
295blais added this to 295blais's ideas
July 4, 2013
association de fleurs bleues blanches roses
Julie Anderson added this to gardening
July 4, 2013
Love this combination of flowers! Foxglove
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July 4, 2013
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July 3, 2013
garden ideas
skylark44 added this to skylark44's ideas
July 3, 2013
Love the pink foxglove and purple bellflowers!
cfairman added this to garden
July 3, 2013
Rosemarie Kennedy added this to Backyards
July 3, 2013
Love the colours
Linda Lohmeyer added this to Garden ideas
July 3, 2013
garden statue
jhb24 added this to FLOWER TO HANG FRONT PORCH
July 3, 2013
janicekyle added this to janicekyle's ideas
July 3, 2013
what is she thinking
cmsands added this to EXTERIOR AND LANDSCAPE
July 3, 2013
Hanging baskets and beauty
glorynews added this to garden
July 3, 2013
Use as an entrance to a garden oasis and to add potted plants or hanging baskets
designdiva50 added this to Outside
July 3, 2013
Hanging plants need to be watered daily or even twice daily if in direct sun. Fertilize monthly or if solution mixed at half strength, weekly.
christidiane added this to christidiane's ideas
July 3, 2013
Ooh yah
Laura Morris added this to Landscape Ideas
July 1, 2013
yellowfinch030 added this to yellowfinch030's ideas
July 1, 2013
The flowers, the statue, the arbor, really feel as it has always been there. Love it.
juaglad added this to Garden
July 1, 2013
jarusel121058 added this to Plants and containers
July 1, 2013
Nearly any type of smaller plant that can be grown in the ground can be used in a hanging basket. The plants that tend to look the best, however, are the ones that have a soft downward trailing or mounding habit rather than a stiff upright growth pattern. Opt for plants like ivies, pothos, ferns, succulents, vines and annuals like petunias, impatiens, geraniums, calibrachoa, lobelia and fuschias.
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July 1, 2013
просто красиво
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June 30, 2013
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June 30, 2013
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June 30, 2013
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June 30, 2013
colorful flowers
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June 30, 2013
Hermoso para una esquina
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June 30, 2013
beautiful garden
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March 13, 2013
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February 28, 2013
Busy but interesting mixture of planters, perennials, and pergola.
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February 18, 2013
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January 30, 2013
use this gray (touch of green) stain for outside structures like trellis
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January 25, 2013
Fleurs jardins
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October 7, 2012
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September 10, 2012
flower combination
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September 3, 2012
j`aime les accessoires
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June 10, 2012
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April 22, 2012
garden details
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April 9, 2012
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March 21, 2012
hanging pots
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March 18, 2012
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March 12, 2012
Beautiful Hanging plants
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March 10, 2012
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March 7, 2012
hanging plants in front and back
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February 24, 2012
Nice mix of flowers
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November 28, 2011
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October 7, 2011
Hanging flower pots front kichen
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May 15, 2011
Garden Beautiful Colour
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May 14, 2011
Color combination
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March 17, 2011
Another Room
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February 27, 2011
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January 29, 2011
metal fencing @ top of stucture
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September 6, 2010
ideas for side yard
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March 7, 2010
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December 5, 2009
its romanticism and the color palette... Just exquisite.
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