Make a Hanging Basket

Seasonal hanging baskets are easy to make, and can vary from the delicate and gentle to the big and blowzy. Plant the dominant plants on top and some decorative trailers around the sides.

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Step 4

Put a small plastic pot near the center of the basket to act as a watering reservoir. Plant short plants at the edge of the basket, and tall ones in the center. Fill in around them with potting mix. Water the plants through the plastic pot.

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