|Photo by Michelle Gervais|
Containers by Deanne Fortnam
Oh how I wish I could take credit for the lovely container on the right. This is my dream. To plant a container like this one and actually have all the plants growing and blooming at the same time. Every spring I am inspired and every summer I am discouraged! Click on the link below the picture for a listing of all, I mean all the plants in this container. Can you imagine the different kinds of plants growing in this container? Those are cannas in the back for goodness sakes!
I cannot say that Pat and I are not successful with container gardening. For several years in a row, my mother-in-law purchased Dragon Wing Begonias for us. In her garden she would plant 3 or so in a large container and water the fire out of it. They make a lovely container plant. However, I am in love with what Ms. Fortnam has created! I suppose success is largely due to selecting the right types of plants. Unfortunately, her link does not offer any tips, so I will have to do some research and update this post later.
|Containers at Fort Worth Botanic|