Plant a Hanging Basket for Summer

Floating globes of flowers and foliage add a lush look to patios and balconies throughout the summer.

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Finishing Touches

Fill in around the plants with soil and some fertilizer. Water in well, and add a layer of gravel over the soil to help retain moisture. Water daily, even if it has rained, and deadhead regularly for a longer show of blooms.

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