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September 27, 2007

Prepping Houseplants for Indoors

Gardening in Georgia

Cooler weather means it's time to prepare for a small journey: the trip your patio plants must take back indoors. Walter offers hints on how to make this painless for you and for the plants.

Publication: Houseplant Success

Planting a Container for Shade

Container plantings are great because they are so versatile. They make great accents beside your front door. If a plant fades, you can replace it in a few minutes. And if you plan it correctly, the same container can be used for summer AND winter blooms. Melodie McDanal, with Habersham Gardens in Atlanta, shows Walter how to design a container for shade using some unusual plants.

Publication: Flowering Annuals

Growing Palm Trees at The Cloister

He may not wear thick glasses and a pocket protector, but Walter is a nerd – a plant nerd. Likewise, Rog Ditmer at The Cloister is a fan of all things botanical. Watch as two self-described plant nerds enjoy an afternoon studying palm trees… and fruity drinks with small umbrellas!

Publication: Palms for Georgia