Spring 2014 Container Gardening Trends


Spring 2014 Container Gardening Trends
  • Posted April 21, 2014

Here are six top trends to help make container gardening even easier, beautiful, tasty and environmentally  friendly. Plenty of reason to create, or expand, your own containerscape!

Ornamental, container size strawberries that bear fruit, and have pretty blooms at the same time! Two popular pink-flowering varieties are Toscana and Gasana.
Strawberry Hanging Basket Strawberry 'Gasana' Strawberry 'Toscana'
Fragaria 'Gasana' Fragaria 'Toscana'

Compact vegetables to use solo or mix and match in containers with foliage, flowers and herbs. Such as; Explosive series peppers from Syngenta, Balconi tomatoes from Thompson Morgan, and baby lettuces from a wide range of suppliers
compact veggie planter compact red pepper compact yellow tomato

More professionally designed, pre-planted combo containers
2014 Floranova CAST Combo Pacific Plug & Liner CAST combination 2014 Ball CAST 2014 Syngenta CAST
2014 California Spring Trials
Floranova
2014 California Spring Trials
Pacific Plug & Liner
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Ball Horticulture
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Syngenta


Planting with bees and monarch butterfly population in mind
bee zinnia butterfly zinnia

Automatic watering systems for containers
watering system watering system


More containers made from recycled and/or biodegradable materials

Sakata CAST Biodegradable pot rush creek biodegradable pot

 

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Spring 2014 Container Gardening Trends
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  • Catmint
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  • Lantana
  • Penstemon
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