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Best Unexpected Plants You Can Grow in Containers

"Don’t think you can plant trees in containers? Think again. These birch trees are placed in large containers, and because the root ball is kept from growing outward, the whole tree remains smaller and more manageable."

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This golden maple makes a beautiful potted tree in this tall terra cotta. Maybe a Princeton Gold Maple "Acer platanoides" or a Golden Full Moon Maple "Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum'" (small, shade)

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Lavender and alliums - why hadn't I thought of that combo, amazing! Will be planting the bulbs before the new lavender hedge goes in!

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from Fast-Growing-Trees.com Blog

Japanese Maples: So Many Awesome Colorful Varieties To Choose From

Japanese Maples add such vibrant colors and unique shapes to any landscape. And they can be grown in containers!

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