Natural decor in the garden

Let’s pretend you don’t have another container in your collection. (Note I said pretend because if you need one, I always have some to share.) You’d like to do something a little “out of the box”. How about putting it into a tree? I have found brightly colored annuals with a trailing plant like this ornamental sweet potato vine is a great choice. They are both pretty low maintenance as the tree provides shade. If you do select the sweet potato vine remember it’s ornamental, not edible.

For less than $3 for a very small starter plant, you will get incredible value. These plants spread very quickly and make a great ground cover. It’s ok to trim them back as often as you’d like. When you check on them the next day, the new growth will already be underway. Enjoy!

Thanks for sharing your dirt!