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     March 27, 2018      #20-85 PB1
9 tips to grow perfect container plant

Let’s say you’ve got a tiny outdoor space – or none at all – and you want to make your entryway steps or apartment deck more attractive. One simple way is to start a container garden. There’s no digging involved, and the plants don’t require much attention. You can get started with these tips to grow perfect container plants.

1. Pick the right plants.

Bruce Schmoll is back at work on his family’s farm near Claremont after suffering a stroke in March. Andrew Link / alink@postbulletin.com

“Select plants that thrive in the existing light conditions – sun, part sun or shade,” says Melinda Myers, horticulturist and host of “Great Lake Gardener.” Choosing drought-tolerant plants will increase your chances of success. 

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