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Practical Tips to Using Outdoor Pot Planters It is more practical to fill the bottom of an outdoor pot planter with a lightweight material to lessen the weight of the pot before filling the rest of the planter with potting soil, such that when the weight of the pot planter is reduced, it is easier to move the pot from one outdoor area to another place. The entire pot will weigh heavily when it is all filled with soil, added with the weight of the plant and weight of retained water, so that it becomes more difficult to be bringing the pot from one place to another. By putting first a lightweight material, like milk jugs, soda bottles or packing peanuts, the outdoor pot planter becomes less heavy and, at the same time, you gain the following benefits: you save on using more potting soil, less amount of water will be used for watering the plant, cleaning up and emptying the pot is much easier, and transporting the pot is less difficult to carry. The right kinds of plants must be carefully chosen in large outdoor pots, so that there is balance in scale and harmony of plant arrangement; therefore, choose a tall plant, like palm, shrub, large perennial and surround it by growing succulents or creeping flowering plants. It is perfectly fine to simply use only one kind of plant if you are not into a mixed plant arrangement, however, make sure that the plant is a tall one since a regular plant can look dwarfed in a large pot. In purchasing for potting soil, you can buy a premixed fertilizer in the potting soil or you buy separately the potting soil and an organic, slow release fertilizer; what matters is that when it comes to large outdoor pots, mixing the fertilizer must be done throughout the soil so the fertilizer gets to the roots of the plants.
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Equally essential is the proper maintenance of plants in large outdoor pots, therefore, the following steps must be observed: removing dead flower heads, so flowering plants will bloom more; pruning makes plants bushy; fertilizing for plants to grow better; and watering well, so water can reach to the roots especially in a large pot, and all these plant maintenance will help your plants grow healthy and in abundance.
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To add up to the beauty of the entire plant setting, it is important that you set aside a budget to purchase a good piece of outdoor pot which is well crafted and beautiful in its design, so that the entire plant setting in it can become a focal point in the garden, porch, or yard, and be aware that many of the expensive containers will actually last longer if cared properly and can stay outside the whole year round.