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Climbers/Grasses

What choice! Use these to Create a backdrop, dramatic or otherwise with vertical gardening, fillers and spillers; hanging baskets; sound sensations and food for all your senses.

Climbers in Containers star
Climbers are versatile plants which, besides their beauty, can have good use for us Container Gardeners. They cover, cascade, creep and curl for us on command! Want to cover an ugly surface or wall? Grow a wind-break or define a space? Offer a flowering backdrop to your planters? Use a climber!

Container creepers hide things! star
Containers hide things like ugly walls or utility areas or provide a restful patch. How about setting up a pergola or archway entrance to your patio or front door? Containers are so versatile; one has just got to love their multitasking properties. Add your ideas to use them creatively, read on!

Fern information, photos, tips for care star[offsite link]
University of Georgia College of Agriculture: an excellent site on growing and caring for ferns, includes a listing of the qualities and environmental needs for over fifty fern varieties. Photos are in black and white, but still excellent.

Hostas at Homestead Farms star[offsite link]
This nursery has a godd description of various hosta attributes, as well as photos and a selection guide for your garden.

Ornamental grasses: Colorado State Univ Cooperative Extension star[offsite link]
A great listing of many types of grasses for all types of environments.

Ornamental Grasses: Univ of Illinois Extension star[offsite link]
A wonderful listing of all sorts of ornamental grasses, including how to plant and care for them. Easy to use with many helpful and beautiful photos.

Wheatgrass in Containers star
We are surrounded by miracles in life but very often we just donít see them or realise that they are there for the taking! Here is your chance Ė grow, juice and then drink green wheatgrass juice and invite your own health miracle into your garden space and your life. Add it to your smoothies too!

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