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Making Hypertufa Containers

I've made a good number of hypertufa containers over the last few years. Anyone else doing the same? This trough is one of my favorite pieces. Complete instructions are included at the craftsy.com…Continue

Tags: how-to, containers, hypertufa

Started by Nadia Giordana Dec 31, 2011.

My Container Garden 18 Replies

here are just a few photos of my garden, we live in a basement suite, so just the concrete area under the deck is ours. But I got creative, and try to make the most of it. I don't think now, that I…Continue

Started by Laura. Last reply by Laura Jul 6, 2010.

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Comment by Pam Love on March 9, 2012 at 8:37am

Amarylis in a pot.   I planted all my amarylis I harvested from my garden in one large indoor pot this year.   They have been beautiful and I have had continuous bloom for the last 6 weeks.   I have two different kinds.   My pot is not outdoor friendly as there is no drainage so I am going to repot them before I put them out side and fertilize them for the summer.    I brought them in side to my cold room in October and replanted them in January. If you still have bulbs you haven't planted up that you got for christmas you could put them in outdoor planters once it warms up.   some of our garden centres here near Toronto are offering the bulbs for summer planters too.      

Comment by Nadia Giordana on January 20, 2012 at 11:34pm

Do raised beds qualify as container gardening? I think so. Here is how I build them: http://www.craftsy.com/project/view/Raised-Garden-Beds/23884?fresh=...

 

Comment by Nadia Giordana on December 31, 2011 at 4:01pm

I get a lot of enjoyment from making hypertufa containers. Here is one of my favorites: http://www.craftsy.com/project/view/Making-Hypertufa-Troughs/2118

Comment by Chuck Baugh on September 29, 2010 at 11:13am
Love Container Gardening - I use biotamax soil probiotic - beneficial bacteria and fungi to help plant roots grow bigger and stronger. Look at my basil:

Comment by April M. King-Pearce on July 17, 2010 at 6:19am
Just wanted to say hi and thanks for all your ideas and encouragement! Green forever!
Comment by Mary Catherine Johnston on July 4, 2010 at 5:14am
Great pics Cathi, love your use of containers.
Comment by Cathi Shambo on July 2, 2010 at 10:15pm
Thanks Kimberley.... yes that is an old wash bin and it works great!
Comment by Cathi Shambo on June 22, 2010 at 11:27pm
Just wanted to drop a hi and share a few of my "containers" loosely used term as I love to plant in things that are unique. Please share thoughts as this has become a new hobby for me and I would love to hear everyone's thoughts.

Comment by Laura on June 17, 2010 at 5:31pm
Is this an ok place to post pics of my container garden?
Comment by pauline wesley on June 9, 2010 at 7:32pm
that is a perfect idea.....cause i love bird baths and fountains.....but we have mosquittoes here.....so it would be bad to have them fountains....but now i can tell my hubby to buy me one...so i can plant flowers in it...ty
 

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