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Caladiums | 100 Container Gardening Ideas | Southern Living.  Shade loving caladiums -- a good idea for the front or back porch!  Contains a link on how to care for caladiums.

125 Container Gardening Ideas

You may not have the space or patience to become a master gardener, but anyone can master container gardening. It’s a cinch—all you need is a container (a planter in true gardener speak), potting soil, some plants and you’re ready to go. Thinking of container gardening like this, it’s easy to see why container gardening ideas can be endless—so endless that you may need a few container garden ideas to point you and your pots in the right direction. From fall container gardening to hanging…

‘Big Ears’ lamb’s ears (Stachys byzantina) with Arkansas bluestar (Amsonia hubrichtii) and Invincibelle Spirit smooth hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens ‘NCHA1’).


No whinging about it being hot and dry here at Hayefield this month. Since August’s Bloom Day, we’ve received 16.95 inches of rain, which is *way* more than enough, thank you very much. The lack of…

'Sun Power’ hosta with Japanese blood grass (Imperata cylindrica ‘Rubra’) at Hayefield.com


No complaints about the very springy spring we’ve been enjoying here in southeastern Pennsylvania. For the most part, the temperatures and rainfall have been almost exactly average; we even got wha…

Perfect by the pool, great in a container. Pennisetum - Fireworks... Good for dry locations.

Perfect by the pool, great in a container. Pennisetum - Fireworks... Good for dry locations.

Gardening with Leaves at Sensible Gardening and Living

Gardening with Leaves

Leaves should get more attention than they do. Discover the beauty of leaves with lots of plant identification to guide you. Gardening with leaves.

Coleus ‘Florida Sun Jade’, Tall

Coleus ‘Florida Sun Jade’, Tall

Sun-loving coleus are known for their vibrant and attractive foliage. The tall varieties can reach 20″ in height, which makes them ideal for pots on the patio or in the house, in border frin…

Maiden Hair Fern.

The Gardening Post: Plants

This post will expand with resources about gardening, including resources for plants, trees, grass. See also The Landscape Post. “If I had to choose a single plant for my garden, it would be …

Hosta Queen of the Seas

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*"Redhead" Coleus and Silver Falls

Containers That Worked

Believe me I have some that did not work in this summer's heat. Coleus Redhead, Dichondra and Cordyline This one never even had a wilt dur...

Tips for growing colorful Coleus plants

Caring for Your Coleus Plants | Blog | GrowJoy

The Coleus plant is, by far, one of the most popular house plants ever, but is also fast becoming a sought-after annual, one that provides amazing color and contrast for perennial beds past their bloom and for those partially shaded areas for which color is hard to come by. However, Coleus is a somewhat fragile annual; one that requires a bit of TLC in order to reap its colorfully impressive rewards. Transplanting Your Coleus If transplanting to a permanent pot or container, the process is…

Guacamole Hosta

Guacamole Hosta - 4.5 Inch Container

Large Hosta Cultivar Our Guacamole Hosta is a sport of the Fragrant Bouquet hosta. Guacamole was the the American Hosta Growers Hosta of the Year for 200

"Stiletto" Hosta-long narrow green leaves w rippled white margin.

Stiletto Hosta - 3 Inch Container

Small Hosta Cultivar Attractive foliage and good growth rate make this hosta a perfect selection for the border of the garden. Stiletto Hosta has long na