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Bonsai Tree Pots

Do you know that one of the most important things about a bonsai tree is the pot that you put it in? You need to make sure that you are using the right type of pot so that you are able to make the most of your tree and give it the look that you want. Think of all the different sizes of trees out there and get what you want for your home.

There are all different sizes of bonsai trees out there today. You can shop for these special trees anyway that you want to. Think about the great looking trees and try to make up your mind on which ones are going to be better for you to grow. You want to think about this so that you are getting something that you can be proud of as you grow it.

You want to be sure that you have a bonsai tree pot that is going to hold the tree just as you want it to. You need to be sure that the bonsai tree has enough room to grow so that it is able to look and feel good. You want to be sure that you are planting it in the right soil so that you are able to give the bonsai trees the right nutrients that it needs to grow as well as they can. When you are able to grow the right type of trees, you will feel better.

There are colorful bonsai tree pots that you can grow your bonsai trees in. You will find great colors that make you feel good and alive with your trees. Make sure that you are doing all that you can to keep your bonsai trees growing in the right direction and healthy. You also want to be sure that you are giving your trees the right amount of food and nutrients. You will see that the larger bonsai tree pots are going to be more expensive and you will notice that the specially made pots are going to be pricier too. Think about this before you decide to purchase the pot that you want.

You will want to look up different types of bonsai trees online. You need to be sure that you are planting the trees correctly so that you are not letting the trees die. You want to give them the attention that they need and give them love that they need to become beautiful bonsai trees that you can have for a lifetime to come.

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Keep Your Kids Busy Gardening With Garden Pots

Have fun with your kids while doing something useful – container gardening! This will certainly help keep them from getting bored and they will love learning how to plant in garden pots. And, seriously, what could possibly be better than getting their little hands dirty while growing their own food. They might just be inclined to try some new foods they wouldn’t ordinarily try (I know this works since I saw it happen with my own 6-year old son.)

The Containers

A good place to start is with the containers. Garden pots can be made from a wide variety of raw materials like wood, stone, clay, plastic, etc. The safest material that I would recommend for your kids is plastic since it is really hard to break and its lightweight. The second best option is wood. Usually wood containers don’t hold water well and are used for decoration. You will probably end up putting the pot that holds our plant into the wood one.

This is a really good time to have your kids decorate the pots. On both wood and plastic, acrylic paint works great. Be sure to use paints that are non-toxic. Once your child is finished, pick out a location now where you want the pot to go since it will be harder and heavier to move when its filled with soil.

The Soil

I recommend using a good potting soil as opposed to putting in plain old dirt. Potting soils are blended specifically for use in containers and they are made to hold water (which means less watering – and less maintenance). Its always a good idea to help freshly placed plants get a good start by feeding them with the proper nutrients. Mix the recommended amount into the potting soil (a guide will be printed on the bag). Be careful not to add too much as this can kill the plant.

The Plants

Pick your plants according to size and type – flowers, vegetables or herbs. Some plants (like tomatoes) require larger pots. If the plants do get too large for their pots, they can be easily transplanted into larger garden pots later. So, you can see how this is a great project for kids as the plants need their love and attention as they grow. Your kids are sure to love seeing the fruits of their labor.

Andy Raydall has been working in gardens since early childhood and has always been interested in educating others on gardening and landscaping techniques. If you’d like to know more about container gardening, visit AllGardenPots.com

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