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Grow A Conversation Piece

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Grow A Conversation Piece
Growing tropical plants on the patio during the summer is a one of the more rewarding experiences that comes from enduring our sweltering St. Louis heat and humidity. There are an abundance of colorful, exotic plants available to choose from and growing in containers is one of the most versatile ways to bring beautiful tropical blooms to your landscape.If you are looking for a big, bold, magnificent plant that looks amazing on a summer patio then try growing a tropical called angel’s trum...
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| Categories: Summer | Tags: Brugmansia, Angel's trumpet, container plants | View Count: (1113)
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Succulent Mania

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Succulent Mania
I’ll have to admit that I’m completely enchanted when I gaze into a sea of succulents at the garden center.  These plants first cast their spell on me many years ago but no plant variety has come bursting back on the scene in recent years quite like succulents.  Once a niche plant, you can now find succulents used everywhere, from office buildings to home gardens.  There are many reasons why the succulent has become such a popular plant.  First, they are extremely...
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| Categories: Fall | Tags: succulents, container plants | View Count: (3503)
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Shamrocks for Year-Round Luck

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Shamrocks for Year-Round Luck
Everyone knows that you don’t have to be Irish to wear green on St. Patrick’s Day, nor do you need a green thumb to grow shamrocks inside or outdoors.  As a matter of fact why not try both this year.  With the popularity of container gardening exploding, the hunt for suitable pot plants is intense.  Oxalis (commonly sold as shamrock plants) coordinate beautifully in mixed containers and summer window boxes.  They can’t be beat for their stunning foliage and ...
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| Categories: Spring | Tags: Oxalis, container plants, Shamrock | View Count: (3934)