Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Container Craze

Last summer I learned about container gardening. I learned that you could mix several different kinds of plants in containers for a gorgeous tiny garden! I learned that there is a rule that you can follow for beautiful results every time. The rule is Thriller, Filler, Spiller. You first place a tall, exciting plant in the middle of your container, the "thriller". You then plant shorter, "filler" plants around that, then on the outside, you plant draping or "spilling" plants that hang over the edge. As long as you read the tags on your plants at the nursery to make sure they all have the same sun or shade requirements, you can't go wrong! This is one of my greatest joys in life, to create something beautiful with the gifts that God has given us. What are your greatest joys?

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