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SUN & SHADE PLANTERS

Scroll down to see a step-by-step overview of this project.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  1. Wire Trough Planter with Coco Liner (2)
  2. Miracle-Gro® Moisture Control® Potting Mix (8 qt bag)
  3. Sun Loving Plants Like:
    • Geraniums
    • Petunias
    • Sweet Potato Vine
    • Vining Licorice Plant
    • Million Bells
    • Dusty Miller
  4. Shade Loving Plants Like:
    • Hydrangeas
    • Coleus
    • Torneia
    • Variegated Vinca Vine
    • Ivy

STEP 1:

Fill the basket up to 1” from the top with a good quality potting mix like Miracle-Gro® Moisture Control® Potting Mix.

STEP 2:

Plant your sun loving plants in one of the planters, arranging the tallest plants in the back, mid-sized plants in the middle, and vining and trailing plants near the front to spill over the edge.

STEP 3:

Repeat this process with the second planter and your shade loving plants.

STEP 4:

Hang your planters on a porch railing; sun loving facing out, and shade loving facing in, and water well.

STEP 5:

In about a month, start feeding your new planters every 7 to 14 days with Miracle-Gro® Plant Food.

SUN & SHADE PLANTERS Scroll down to see a step-by-step overview of this project. WHAT YOU’LL NEED: Wire Trough Planter with Coco Liner (2) Miracle-Gro® Moisture Control® Potting