DIY - Late Winter Container Garden

 

Project: Full to Partial Sun

Project time: 20 - 30 minutes

Brighten up winter days with this colorful container garden. Bold colors of Primrose are the star while ferns and ivy add foliage & texture.

 

Step 1: Choose a 12" to 14" container.

Step 2: Fill the pot about 1/2 full of potting soil but low enough to fit your one gallon Autumn Fern. Add some starter fertilizer to promote root growth. 

Step 3: Place plants according to the recipe beginning with item (A - one gallon Autumn Fern.)

Step 4: Add more soil in your container to bring your next recipe item "B - 4 inch Primrose" to the right height. Be sure to tamp down the soil to make it firm, add more if needed.

Step 5: Place plants according to the recipe for item (B - 4 inch Primrose.)

Step 6: Place plants according to the recipe for item (C - 4 inch Ivy.)

Step 7: Add a little more starter fertilizer.

Step 8: Fill in around the plants with potting soil. Be sure to tamp down the soil to make it firm, add more if needed.

Step 9: Water in thoroughly.

Recipe List

    • A – Autumn Fern
    • B – Primrose
    • C – Algerian Ivy

 

Shopping List

  • 1 – 12- 14” container
  • 1 – 1 gallon Autumn Fern
  • 4 – 4” Primrose
  • 2 – 4” Algerian Ivy
  • 1– box Starter Fertilizer
  • 3 – bag E.B Potting Soil