Sunday, May 18, 2008

Container Gardening: Pictures of Miss Kim Lilac

As a follow-up to my post on the variety, soil, and care of containers, here are some pictures of my Miss Kim Lilac, one of my favorite containers on the deck. As I previously wrote:

"When growing shrubs and trees in pots for the long term, I've learned to treat them as really large bonsai plants. Each year, I renew their soil by removing some and adding organic amendments and manure. Also, every few years I trim off the outer most roots of the plants on one side to allow more root development without the danger of the plant becoming root bound. With this treatment, my lilac is still growing in its original planting pot."

1 comment:

david santos said...

Excellent... my friend, excellent...
Nice flowers an good Garden
Have a nice week

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