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Colorful windowbox plantings

On the house or sitting on the deck, nothing adds to a garden’s charm like a colorful windowbox planting full of vibrant flowers and foliage.

Try ferns in your shade containers!

If you need some fresh ideas for your container gardens, try using ferns in your shade containers! Take a look below at two great container recipes with ferns.

Garden Gate Container Garden Challenge

Watch Garden Gate's Container Garden Challenge: 2 garden pros design colorful containers in 30 minutes or less. Learn their tips and get the container plans here.

Grow this 4-season windowbox

This 4-season windowbox will dress up your garden all year long. Linda Vater shares tips and plant recommendations to ensure color in spring, summer, fall and winter.

Meet 8 of the best container plants

When it comes to growing beautiful containers, it all starts with the best container plants. Meet 8 of our favorites for colorful, easy-care containers all season.

Easy spring container

Getting this look in early spring is easy — many garden centers offer blooming plants you can combine to create beautiful combos now!

Pretty pink container garden

Is your favorite color pink? Here’s the perfect container for your deck or patio filled with long-lasting color. It’s easy to care for, too!

How to build a terrarium

Add some green to your home with a thoughtfully-made terrarium. Read our tips on how to build a terrarium and the materials you will need to create your own.

Fall pumpkin planter

What do you get when you combine your favorite cool-season plants and some pumpkins? A festive fall pumpkin planter!
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