Annuals · Container Gardening · Garden DIY · Houseplants

Birch Log Planter with Succulents

Succulents are all the rage, and I love the look of birch. I knew it would be fun to do this birch log planter filled with succulents as a wintertime project. With the birch log held firmly in place, a four-inch diameter birch pole was cut a little more than four feet long using a… Continue reading Birch Log Planter with Succulents

Annuals · Container Gardening

It’s time to evaluate summer container gardens.

It’s time to assess our container gardens. Jotting down notes now – plants maturing magnificently and those performing poorly, designs that are satisfying and those that disappoint – will keep you from making similar mistakes next year. I’ll share mine if you share yours. I am pleased with this grouping. I have already picked a… Continue reading It’s time to evaluate summer container gardens.