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What planter styles are most popular this season?

Greenhouses are buzzing with customers as spring planting is well underway. It is time to purchase planters, window boxes and the flowers and plants to fill them. Maine plant expert Carol Hiltebeitel of Coco Designs takes me to a greenhouse and then through the planting process. Here is our how to photo shoot, photos by Liz Donnelly.

Step 1: pick your planter

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Step 2: Gather your tools

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Step 3: Prepare your planter with soil, in my case I added top soil.

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Step 3: Shopping my favorite part! Choose healthy plants.

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Step 4: Remove the plants from the pots and break up the root ball.

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Step 5: Plant your flowers and plants according to the recomondation on the tags.

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Step 5: Water until your hand gets tired! They need a good first drink.

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ENJOY YOUR PLANTER:

Ugh,  now I have to paint the deck! Happy Spring.

Best, C

Thank you Carol and Liz

Resources;

  • Home Depot
  • Home Decorators
  • Ballard Designs
  • Terrain
  • Skillins Greenhouse
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This entry was published on May 5, 2013 at 4:52 pm. It’s filed under Decorating, DIY, Flowers, Gardening, photography, Projects, SHOPPING, Spring and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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