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tabasco
Cincinnati (Anderson, OH
(Zone 6a)

February 12, 2006
3:58 PM

Post #2040046

Hi, everybody--

I am wondering if anyone has tried wintersowing a combination of two or three kinds of flowers or vegetables directly into a container/pot/windowbox and then covering them with a big baggie and letting them grow out right in the pot?

maybe several herbs together, or lobelia and petunias...?

Seems like it would work, but has anyone tried it or have examples?

Happy wintersowing! t.

Anitabryk2
Long Island, NY
(Zone 6b)

February 12, 2006
4:30 PM

Post #2040174

You know...that is a great idea!
soulgardenlove
Marietta, GA
(Zone 7b)

February 12, 2006
6:41 PM

Post #2040497

fantastic idea :)

Susan
tabasco
Cincinnati (Anderson, OH
(Zone 6a)

February 17, 2006
12:27 AM

Post #2049840


Well, I went ahead and sowed some parsley (two kinds), basil and cilantro in a window box. Want to add some cute little flowers, too...

Next I'm going to do common sage with some other blue leaved annuals...
tabasco
Cincinnati (Anderson, OH
(Zone 6a)

February 17, 2006
1:00 AM

Post #2049896


I just found this explanation on Poojer's site for combinations in containters

http://www.wintersown.org/wseo1/Container_Gardening.html


Makes a lot of sense.
Shirley1md
Ellicott City, MD
(Zone 7a)

February 17, 2006
1:33 AM

Post #2049980

I think it's an awesome idea! Can't wait to see the final outcome when you have your combo container overflowing with flowers, herbs, or veggies!

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