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Growing in Containers

Episode Summary

Everything you need to know about creating and maintaining the perfect container garden with Stacey Hirvela of Proven Winners.

Episode Notes

One of the best ways to add a pop of color to a patio, porch or deck, is with some potted plants. Growing in containers provides some great seasonal color, but also the ability to expand your garden space. On this #plantchat episode, we're thrilled to have Proven Winners' horticultural expert, Stacey Hirvela,

With so many choices in containers and plants, it's no wonder why they are so popular and found in just about every household. Whether you live in an apartment on a second story, with a balcony, or in home with a yard, there are many benefits to growing in containers.

But doing it can take a bit of skill to successfully pull off the results you want. Stacey shares her insights on the proper types of soil to use, size of the containers, proper watering, fertilizing and more, to create a horticultural masterpiece that provides endless joy, season after season. For some great container plant recipes, be sure to check out the Proven Winners online tools that will help design the perfect container.


If you have questions about the information Stacey shares in this episode or about Proven Winners plants, connect with them on Twitter or Facebook.

And connect with Chris Sabbarese @CoronaTools on social networks including Twitter and Facebook.