Create a Tower of Climbing Annuals

Some feature plants are best grown in pots where they are much easier to view and care for, and you can put them at center stage. These morning glories (Ipomoea purpurea) grow very quickly from seed sown in the spring.

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Step 4

Firm all the plants in the soil, then water well. You may find it necessary to add an extra circle of twigs to help train the climbers onto the canes, and to stop them from climbing in the wrong direction.

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