A few years ago we re-did the back patio.
Lifting all the worn out brick,
Expanding it a bit and
Replacing it with new brick.
At the same time we bought GIANT new pots
Traditional Rolled Rim Italian clay were our choice
I think we were on the garden tour that first year.
So I invested in fantastic pink tropical Hibiscus.
Glorious in the green house
Not a bloom on them the weekend of the garden tour!
Thus began my years of problem pots.
I won’t bore you with year by year disaster stories.
Suffice it to say that I’ve had trouble finding the right mix.
Last fall I murdered the mile high purple fountain grass.
It was great till it grew so tall I couldn’t see my garden from the breakfast room
And…the wind blew it over onto the flowers.
So out it went.
For lack of a better idea…
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