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
Container gardening requires some specialized knowledge to achieve quality results. Learn the basics for planting and maintaining a healthy outdoor container garden: materials and styles of containers, customized potting mixes, fertilization, and watering requirements. Learn which plants thrive in containers and you'll be ready to go!
Michael Troy Brown l NYBG l 232GAR200B
12-12:45 pm Lunch
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
Designing with Containers
Containers are wonderful in any setting-whether alone on a windowsill or terrace, or incorporated into a yard or formal garden. 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.
Michael Troy Brown l NYBG l 232GAR200D
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