Nine steps for planting a fall container

Are your containers of annuals looking ratty now? That’s because, as a TV garden guru once declaimed, “THEY WANT TO DIE.” It’s hard tossing our summer friends in the yard waste bag, but after that’s done, you can move on to planting a new autumn container. Paul Zammit, director of horticulture at the Toronto Botanical […]

Today’s container gardens have so much variety to offer

Container plants have made the big time this year—literally. For me, the memorable part of Kate and Will’s wedding wasn’t the dress or even the sweet pageantry. It was those 25-foot trees in planters that turned Westminster Abbey into a leafy green park.     (Note for enviro-fans: My sources said the trees – English maples and […]