From Broken to Beautiful

I recently looked at a small neglected area in front of the shop and wanted give the spot a facelift by creating a fun and unique garden. Not wanting to spend a lot of money, I needed to use what was available. Well, when you have a garden shop you tend to accumulate a lot of cracked pots. We had a surplus of terra cotta parts and pieces, so I created a broken terra cotta garden. Instead of throwing away these planter relics, they became a part of the landscape and a focal point for our shop.

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Pansies, Violas, and Trailers—Oh My!

In life we constantly have to make tough decisions, and it’s the same with gardening. Many gardeners have a difficult time deciding whether to plant pansies or violas for fall. Well now there’s a third party that’s become part of the mix. Plant breeders have developed pansies that will actually trail, or cascade, from planters to create a different look in the garden.

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