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Container Garden Recipes

Scarecrow in the Garden

Takes full sun.
We recommend Uncle Malcolm’s Potting soil.

1 Potting soil
1 Redwood planter (we ecorated ours with an acorn garland and ornamental corn)
1 Espalier trellis
2 Garden ornaments (we used acorns)
1 Small sized scarecrow
2 1-Gallon Thunbergia ‘Blushing Susie
3 1-Gallon Phormium tenax ‘Jack Sprat’
2 1-Gallon Hibiscus cetosella ‘Haight
Ashbury’
2 4-Inch Chrysanthemum (we used orange)
2 4-Inch Coprosma ‘Fire Burst
1 6-Pack Stock (we used purple)

 

Fall Gold

Needs sun
We recommend Uncle Malcolm’s Potting soil.

1 5-gallon Euphorbia cotinifolia
2 4-inch Salvia nemorosa ‘May Night’
3 4-inch Spilanthes ‘Peek-a-Boo’
3 from 6-pack Lantana ‘Dallas Red’
1 6-inch Euphorbia tirucalli ‘Firestick’
6 from 6-pack Petunia ‘Wizard Blue Morn’

 

Jungle Jazz

Needs sun.
We recommend Uncle Malcolm’s Potting soil.

1 4-inch Zingiber
1 4-inch
Coleus ‘Kiwi Fern’
1 4-inch
Nephthytis ‘Golden’
1 4-inch
Heucherella ‘Strike it Rich Gold’
2 from
6-pack Lychnis ‘Lumina’
1 4-inch Leptinella squalid ‘Brass Buttons’

 

Green Splash

Needs sun.
We recommend Uncle Malcolm’s Potting soil.

1 1-gallon
Arctostaphylos densiflora ‘Sentinel’
2 from
6-pack Lantana ‘Dallas Red’
2 3-inch Senecio rowleyanus
1 4-inch
Sedum Angelina


 

Royal In Black

Needs 1⁄2 to full day sun, medium to high water.
We recommend Uncle Malcolm’s Potting soil.

  • Canna ‘Black
    Knight’
  • Calibrochoa ‘Superbells Plum’
  • Rosa
    Cupid Rose ‘Bordeaux’

Two faced

(Notice how one container can give you two very different looks when viewed from two sides)
Prefers shade.
We recommend Uncle Malcolm’s Potting soil.

1 1-gallon Colocasia
1 1-gallon King Coleus
1 1-gallon Zebra Plant
1 6-pack Lysimachia ‘Goldilocks’

 

Sun Lover in Bronze

Needs full sun, low water.
We recommend Uncle Malcolm’s Potting soil.

  • Kangaroo Paw ‘Harmony’
  • Calylophus ‘Southern Belle’
  • Correa pulchella ‘Dusty Bells’
  • Leptospermum scoparium ‘Ruby Glow’
  • Leucadendron ‘Rising Star’
  • Muhlenbergia dumosa ‘Muhly Bamboo’
  • Santavilla ‘Aztec Gold’
  • Sedum spurium ‘Red Carpet’

 

Seafoam Oasis

Needs 1⁄2 to full day sun, medium to high water.

We recommend Uncle Malcolm’s Potting soil.

  • Canna ‘Tropicana’
  • Brugmansia ‘Double Yellow Angel’s Trumpet’
  • Cypressus papyrus ‘Lion’s Tail’
  • Euphorbia ‘Bonfire’
  • Ipomea batatas ‘Margerite’
  • Linaria reticulate ‘Flamenco’
  • Portaluca ‘Sundial Scarlet’

Using Your Marbles

Prefers shade.
We recommend Uncle Malcolm’s Potting soil.

1 1-gallon Angelica pachycarpa
1 4-inch Chenille Plant ‘Pendula Red’
3 bags of marble accents