Prepare the Container
Put some top-quality potting soil into your container, leaving about six inches of room.
Miracle-Gro® Moisture Control® Potting Soil works well. Arrange your plants in your container
without taking them out of their nursery pots. It usually helps to put the tall ones in the
center and the short and trailing ones along the edge.
Plant Your Flowers
Now that you have your look, gently take your flowers out of their pots and put them in your
container. Fill in the spaces between them with potting soil.
Feed and Water
Once your plants are in, water them thoroughly. You can feed and water them at the same time
using Miracle-Gro® Liquafeed® Ready-to-use Plant Food. Next, bring some friends over to enjoy
your new garden.
Maintaining Your Big Containers
Container gardens need deep watering at least once a week, and they thrive on regular
feeding. Another way to feed is to sprinkle a time-release product, such as Osmocote® Plus
Multipurpose Plant Food. It feeds for up to 6 months. Also, if you pick off the dead blooms,
you'll enjoy more blossoms throughout the growing season.