Go Grow It Site- Complete proposal

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    1. 1. Go Grow It Container Gardening Made Easy . Join Now | Sign In Why Container Gardening? Because you can do this. Have fun while being creative. Get the basics in our Get Started section, check out our Inspiration Gallery , and get to know other people on the message board located in Community . Boxing Gloves We fell for this right-left combination and think you will, too. Difficulty Level : Medium Get Started Here you’ll learn the basics of container gardening Inspiration Gallery Browse our collection of container ideas to find the design for you. Featured Container Garden Community Show off your containers! Learn from other members. Home Get Started Community Inspiration About Us Privacy Policy Disclaimer Let’s Go Grow It!
    2. 2. Inspiration Gallery . Sun Boots: easy, full sun Wall Tins: medium, shade Complete List of Projects Go Grow It Container Gardening Made Easy Join Now | Sign In Succulent Toolbox: medium, partial shade2 Succulent Toolbox Difficulty: Medium Location: Partial shade Plant List: Several varieties of ‘Hens and Chicks’ succulents Let’s Go Grow It! About Us Privacy Policy Disclaimer Home Get Started Community Inspiration
    3. 3. Inspiration Gallery . Ceramic Pipe: easy, full sun Boxing Gloves: medium, sun Bathtub Planter: hard, partial shade Wall Flowers: medium, sun Go Grow It Container Gardening Made Easy Join Now | Sign In Complete List of Projects Succulent Toolbox Difficulty: Medium Location: Partial shade Plant List: Several varieties of ‘Hens and Chicks’ succulents Let’s Go Grow It! About Us Privacy Policy Disclaimer Home Get Started Community Inspiration
    4. 4. Inspiration Gallery . Ceramic Pipe: easy, full sun Wall Flowers: medium, sun Bathtub Planter: hard, partial shade Go Grow It Container Gardening Made Easy Join Now | Sign In Boxing Gloves: medium, sun Complete List of Projects Boxing Gloves Planter Difficulty: Medium Location: Full sun Plant List: Daisies Let’s Go Grow It! About Us Privacy Policy Disclaimer Home Get Started Community Inspiration
    5. 5. Inspiration Gallery . Wall Flowers: medium, sun Bathtub Planter: hard, partial shade Go Grow It Container Gardening Made Easy Join Now | Sign In Boxing Gloves: medium, sun Complete List of Projects Boxing Gloves Planter Difficulty: Medium Location: Full sun Plant List: Daisies Let’s Go Grow It! About Us Privacy Policy Disclaimer Home Get Started Community Inspiration
    6. 6. Community Message Board Go Grow It Container Gardening Made Easy Join Now | Sign In About Us Privacy Policy Disclaimer Powered by Generic BoardWare © 2007 Home Get Started Community Inspiration Welcome! Please read our posting guidelines Found objects and their stories Kid-friendly projects – quick fun Show your stuff – send pictures Dear Dr. Ficus, the plant doc Social hall – life beyond the container Forums
    7. 7. Community Message Board Go Grow It Container Gardening Made Easy Vintage daisy purse from Goodwill Forums > Join Now | Sign In About Us Privacy Policy Disclaimer Powered by Generic BoardWare © 2007 My latest dumpster dive find Garage sale orphan Sandy’s old ballet shoes 50’s Superman wastebasket Sears Handyman toolbox Home Get Started Community Inspiration
    8. 8. Community Message Board Go Grow It Container Gardening Made Easy About Us Privacy Policy Disclaimer Powered by Generic BoardWare © 2007 Forums > Found Objects and … Join Now | Sign In Home Get Started Community Inspiration
    9. 9. Community Message Board Go Grow It Container Gardening Made Easy About Us Privacy Policy Disclaimer Powered by Generic BoardWare © 2007 Forums > Found Objects and … Join Now | Sign In Username: PatriciaS Password: Forgot your password? Sign In ***** Home Get Started Community Inspiration
    10. 10. About Us Privacy Policy Community Message Board Powered by Generic BoardWare © 2007 Forums > Found Objects and... > 50’s Superman wastebasket Welcome, PatriciaS Go Grow It Container Gardening Made Easy About Us Privacy Policy Disclaimer Powered by Generic BoardWare © 2007 Home Get Started Community Inspiration
    11. 11. Get Started <ul><li>Go Grow It Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s start with the container. You can make your own or buy a container. You can also reuse any container that you already have: cans, bottles, cups, shoes, anything you can spy with your eye that’s holding something else right now! </li></ul><ul><li>Make your container plant-friendly by poking holes in the bottom. Plants don’t like to be soggy, a container needs to have a way of draining water that it doesn’t need. </li></ul><ul><li>Now you need your plants - grow them from seed, buy them already started or barter for them! </li></ul><ul><li>Plan your garden layout </li></ul><ul><li>Get your soil. </li></ul><ul><li>Fill your container with soil, break up any clumps. </li></ul><ul><li>Dig a small hole where you want the plant to go (according to the plan) </li></ul><ul><li>Loosen the rootball - okay, the rootball is what it sounds like – the plant’s roots form a ball. Loosening it helps the roots get ready to dig into their new home. </li></ul><ul><li>Place the plant in the hole so that the soil line of the plant and the top of the soil in the container line up. </li></ul><ul><li>Find a great growing spot! Plants have preferences for sunlight, water and temperature. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn more about a plant: </li></ul>TIPS Easy Grow List! Source: h ttp://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/gardening_with_children/plantstotry_easy1.shtml More help? Nah, you’re ready…get started! Read on if you must, but if you have the dirt, the plants and the container you should just GO GROW IT. Still here? Okay, here’s some more resources for you to check out, but keep in mind – although the Internet contains a lot of information, it is not a container… You’re going to have to get your hands dirty! Interactive Plant Hardiness Zone Map – which zone are you in? Find out what zone and what it means to your garden! Plants Database - Comprehensive resource from U.S. Department of Agriculture Go Grow It Container Gardening Made Easy Join Now | Sign In Search Hortiplex search About Us Privacy Policy Disclaimer Home Get Started Community Inspiration <ul><ul><li>Primrose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bellflower </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Viola </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pansy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wild strawberry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crane's-bill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Houseleek </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lamb's ears </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lavender </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forget-me-not </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Need more help? Go Grow It Guide Succulent Toolbox TIPS When drilling into metal use a drill bit especially made for metal Most toolboxes are metal which gets hot when in direct sunlight. Your plants need to be able to handle the shade. Project name, project image, brief description, quick facts (sun, difficulty) Basic instructions and special considerations Images that visualize the steps List of plants, with link to cooperative extension for more details List of materials Link to a print version Link to email project to someone <ul><li>Difficulty: Medium </li></ul><ul><li>Location: Partial shade </li></ul><ul><li>What You’ll Need: </li></ul><ul><li>Several varieties of “Hens and Chicks” succulents. </li></ul><ul><li>Tool for making a hole in metal such as a drill with a metal bit or a hammer and nail. </li></ul><ul><li>Make holes in the bottom of the toolbox and in each tray. </li></ul><ul><li>Plan your garden layout. </li></ul><ul><li>Fill the toolbox with soil. </li></ul><ul><li>Dig a small hole where you want the plant to go (according to the plan) </li></ul><ul><li>Place the plant in the hole </li></ul><ul><li>Find a partially shady spot for your container garden! Enjoy! </li></ul>Go Grow It Container Gardening Made Easy Join Now | Sign In Let’s Go Grow It – Putting it Together About Us Privacy Policy Disclaimer Home Get Started Community Inspiration

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