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Not every person has room for an extravagant garden with rows of fresh veggies, huge garden beds full of blooms, and a picturesque yard full of grasses, shrubs, and trees. Most of us have limited space, especially apartment renters and urban dwellers who only have a few feet of outdoor space. Container gardening is the pocket edition of the garden we dream of. Even gardeners that have the sprawling landscape for bed gardening, lawns, and trees still can enjoy container gardening in their homes and on the porch.

Spring is here and there is no better way to celebrate the great weather than planting your own flower garden to enjoy every day of the season! Flowering annuals, perennials, and shrubs are a must for spring garden beds and containers. Enjoying your blooming garden doesn’t have to stop at your front door either. You can bring the outside in by planting and potting flowering plants that you can cut to place in your favorite vase and decorate any interior space. 

 

When searching for gardening information, we often hear the gardening “how-to’s” and “best care” tips for plants. But, do you also know the most common mistakes when gardening? Here are our top 10 mistakes to be aware of this spring:

Spring has finally arrived which means new plants and possibilities! The weather is warming up, the days are getting longer, and there is no better time to re-decorate your patio, porch, and garden with ferns. Houseplants like Boston fern hanging baskets, Kimberly queen ferns, and the larger-leafed macho ferns are perfect porch staples of spring to last through summer into fall. 

Shamrocks, otherwise also known as Oxalis, have symbolized many things throughout history. Legend has it that the leaves of the four-leaf clover symbolize hope, faith and love, and God added another leaf for luck. The shamrock has a rich history in Ireland, including religious and political symbolism. An icon of Irish pride and culture, the shamrock is the most recognized symbol of the Irish, especially on St. Patrick's Day.