Our container gardening tip featured on this page is aimed at using big containers that make a design statement without the disadvantages that may go with it.
A Weighty Decision
Filling a large and/or deep pot with potting soil can be a bit expensive as well as heavy and doing so may be totally unnecessary.
If you intend using plants that do not require deep soil for their roots, then you can replace a large portion of the soil with another material. This is what we do:
If you can reduce the weight of your container, it also just makes it so much easier to move when you need to.
You can follow the same container gardening tip when you want to arrange smaller containers within a large or wider container. Here especially there is no need to fill a big pot with soil.
There are several advantages to using individual containers within a bigger one:
We all want container plants that look their best at all times. That may mean replacing them from time to time and this is where we hope our container gardening tip will come in handy for you!
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