All About Containers Saturday: All Three Sections


No land? No problem! Containers can bring added color, form, and texture to any space-deck, rooftop, terrace, front porch, or window sill. With the right combination of plants, containers provide visual impact, create a small garden, and add pleasure to your living area. Sun or shade, ornamental or edible, find out what kind of container garden is right for you. Please bring lunch.

10 am-12 pm
Container Gardening 101
Learn the basics for planting and maintaining a healthy outdoor container garden: materials and container styles, potting mixes, fertilization, and watering.
Michael Troy Brown l NYBG l 232GAR200B

12-12:45 pm Lunch

12:45-2:45 pm
Great Native Plants for Containers
Learn which native plants are the best choices to use successfully in containers. Even if you don't have room for a perennial garden, you can still invite nature into your yard, patio, or balcony with some great native plants in containers. The butterflies, beneficial insects, hummingbirds, and pollinators will thank you.
Kim Eierman l NYBG l 232GAR200C

3-5 PM
Designing with Containers
Learn a comprehensive approach to designing with containers, including how, when, where and why you should use a particular pot in one spot over another. Gain tips and tricks for great plant combinations in containers of all kinds and walk away with a container of plants you potted up!
Michael Troy Brown l NYBG l 232GAR200D

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