illustrated diagram of parts in a container garden
Illustration Anthony Sidwell
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Anatomy of a Container Garden

Container gardens need well-drained soil and regular fertilizing. Choose plants of varying heights, colors, and textures—tallest in the center, trailers along the outside edge—and space them 4 to 6 inches apart, leaving room to grow.

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