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Our selections of flower pots, whether large or small, features a wide range of decorative flower pots that add to a rich landscape design. Our fiberglass flower pots highlight rich details and craftsmanship - our garden planters from England highlight the beauty and rich details that are typical of flower pots from the English country while small flower pots replete with decorative accents and fruits make these available for use indoors as well. For large flower pots, please visit our large planters catalog.
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Lincoln Vase IV - Very Large
Lincoln Vase IV - Very Large
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Lincoln Vase IV - Very Large
Created truly large for impact, these architectural vases come with height and character, and can be used alone. Fiberglass.
Square Planter I
Square Planter I
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Square Planter I
Our square planter comes with texture and character creating a strong vertical nature. Fiberglass.
Playful Rats Pot, concrete garden pots, small planters
Playful Rats Pot
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Playful Rats Pot
Discover our fine decorative garden pots and planters in interesting and whimsical designs. Proudly made in the USA.
Small Cloud Garden Pot
Small Cloud Garden Pot
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Small Cloud Garden Pot
Casted in fiber reinforced concrete our line of concrete planters are proudly made in the USA.
Small Garland Pot, concrete garden pots, small planters
Small Garland Pot
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Small Garland Pot
Discover our fine decorative garden pots and planters in interesting and also whimsical designs.
Knowledge is Truth Wisdom Pot, concrete garden pots, small planters
Knowledge is Truth Wisdom Pot
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Knowledge is Truth Wisdom Pot
Discover our fine decorative garden pots and planters in interesting and whimsical designs. Proudly made in the USA.
Large Tree Trunk Planter
Large Tree Trunk Planter
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Large Tree Trunk Planter
One of our planters made to look like a tree trunk. Resin.
Small Tree Trunk Planters - Set of 2
Small Tree Trunk Planters - Set of 2
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Small Tree Trunk Planters - Set of 2
One of our planters made to look like a tree trunk. Resin. Sold as a set.
Garden Basket Planter
Lovely Basket Planter
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Lovely Basket Planter
Trigger off some interest with this cast stone basket planter. Other finishes available.
Romana Urn with Handles
Romana Urn with Handles - Gold Finish
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Romana Urn with Handles - Gold Finish
One of our classical urns for the tabletop or garden. Resin.
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Growing the Roses and Making Them Work for You

Roses have had a long and colorful history appearing many times as symbols of love, beauty and war across the centuries. For instance, the rose was the badge of Henry IV of England who was the first king of the House of Lancaster. The Wars of the Roses further tells of the series of wars fought for the control of the throne of England between the House of Lancaster (represented by the red rose) and the House of York (represented by the white rose). In ancient Rome, the Roman Emperor Nero was known to welcome his dinner guests with tons of roses at the dinner table while in ancient Egypt, Queen Cleopatra would have her living quarters filled with roses so that each time Marc Anthony met her, he would always be reminded of her when he saw or smelled a rose. The significance and use of roses was therefore so appealing throughout the centuries that the flowers and its petals were used like confetti in celebrations, served as medicinal value and were also used to create scents and perfumes.

Fossil evidence found near Canyon City, Colorado has proven that roses existed about 35 million years ago. Whether they passed through an evolutionary phase is unclear but they are found in a variety of flower shapes and in many attractive colors. In general, there are some 150 species spread throughout the Northern Hemisphere stretching from Alaska to Mexico and covering parts of northern Africa. Of course, there are disputes about the actual authenticity of roses since some species are so similar that they could be easily considered to be variations of a single species while other species show enough variation to have them considered as unique species of their own.

Generally, a rose may be single (4-7 petals), semi-double (8-14 petals), double (15-20 petals) or fully double (over 30 petals). In terms of shape, they may be cupped, pointed, rounded, rosette shaped or quartered. They are also found in so many vivid colors from white to pink to yellow. The only color they cannot be found incidentally is in blue. However, because of the way they are spread and featured, old garden roses like the gallica and damask are grown in informal gardens while the patio and miniature roses do well in formal settings.

Growing Your Formal Rose Garden

Depending on the species, you can grow your roses in many ways. When creating your formal rose garden, it is best to restrict your roses to just two colors for each flower bed. Too many colors will only take away the beauty of each individual rose making your flower bed look crowded. You can combine planting two types of colors which will match well such as varying them with whites and pinks or with subtle yellows and whites. Using two color combinations may work but you can also achieve well with an all-pink or all-white rose garden. Another important point to note is that roses of different species will flower at different times so it is best not to mix the varieties to avoid a patchy display of your roses. You should also use plants of the same species which bloom with the same height for your flat, open bed.

Growing Your Roses in Containers

Roses can also grow well in containers and planters but you need to provide extra care or they could suffer in growth. Because their growth is contained, it is important to ensure your roses get enough nutrients and are watered regularly. Choose compact modern cultivars for your containers because these will form bushy mounds over the top of the pot. You can also use miniature roses since minis with trailing branches will work well for containers and tubs. If you are seeking larger roses for your containers, one alternative that would work are patio roses which are hardy, bushy and easily confined to heights of about 12 inches. Some people might also grow the more vigorous climbers like the Golden Showers in large pots and train them against a wall. These flowers grow abundantly and can be found growing in singles or clusters. You need to tie the climbing variety with training wires to lead them. They can also be trained to grow on trellises. Other climbing roses include the Danse de Feu or the White Cockade.

Use Ground Cover Roses to Hide Bad Spots

The ground cover roses are another alternative you could use to hide sore spots or add color to a section of your garden like a slope or steep bank you want covered. Such species like the Raubritter and Running Maid act best as dense low-lying shrubs and will spread very beautifully like a carpet. However, because they can get vigorous, you might oftentimes find you need to control them. There are other ground cover roses which you might find a little taller and these can be used to fill in with other small plants to add color and fill missing gaps. One variety includes the Max Graf and the Bonica.

Visit your nurseries and local garden centers for container grown roses which work throughout the growing season. Plant your roses by mid-spring for best effect. Your roses may need well-drained soil with a pH of 6.0-7.0. You can also prepare the soil weeks in advance by working into it fishmeal and a slow release of 5-10-5 fertilizer or alternatively, seek a rose formula equivalent. Growing roses may be a challenge but with the right pruning and care, as well as with the amount of water and sunlight given, your roses should thrive and give you its beautiful colors and scents.

C. Keller
3 February 2017



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