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How Do Bottomless Pots Work?

Categories: Garden Projects and Vegetables.

How do you grow plants in the garden where the soil is so compacted or rocky that it is hard to grow anything there? I tried using bottomless pots like mini raised gardens which allowed me to fill the pot with good soil but gives the plants the opportunity to put the roots down as far as they want. And I didn’t have to dig the hard, compacted soil. Growing in smaller pots makes the plant root bound, but in a bottomless pot the roots can grow down and down and down.  And I’m making use of all those big, black plastic pots that
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The ‘Glory’ous Bottle Tree

Categories: The Garden 2015 and Whimsy.

Have you ever visualized a garden project and then had it look just like you thought it would?   Last year I could see the bottle tree covered in morning glory vines and looking ‘glory’ous.  Right now the morning glory vines have climbed up and around the branches and bottles and it is just the way I thought it would look.
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