Show #10/4310. A Great Place To Visit - The Cincinnati Zoo And Botanical Garden
Irrigation is critical in Cincinnati. When the Spring rains hit it's great. But there's a point in July or August where the rain stops, they might get a
half inch of rain in 2 or 3 months. So, without a backup you can't get the beds to look good. It's a very inexpensive insurance policy. They don't like
to irrigate to just water, they water very carefully. This is a very intelligent use of water.
By Susan Martin for Proven Winners,
Photographs courtesy of Proven Winners
When you head to the garden center this spring, you'll find more patterned flowers than ever before. All those stripes, speckles and pinwheels are dazzling but it takes a little know-how to pair them with other flowers in container recipes. Here are five creative ways to design spectacular container recipes using patterned flowers.
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