SCHEFFLERA – Brassaia actinophylla
Handsome, fast growing tree; height reaches 6′ or more. The taller the tree, the larger its leaves.
TEMPERATURE: Average to warm: minimum at night 62-65 degrees, will tolerate lower to 45 degrees.
LIGHT: Full sun or bright indirect light.
WATERING: Keep soil uniformly moist but not wet.
FERTILIZE: Every 2 months.
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Decorating the front entrance is like wrapping a present. When you add excitement to the exterior, what’s inside suddenly seems more valuable.
Move quickly down a path of landscape improvement by adding some flower pots to your front door or walkway for a maximum return on your investment. The great advantage of planters is that it can be changed or added to, according to whim, depending on what you’re looking for or the season. Dressing up the entrance to the public is a surefire shortcut to landscape improvement.
Flower pots say welcome to visitors with comfort, beauty and style. They are like an empty canvas waiting to be decorated with flowers and eye catching accents. Planters are the first things that guest notice about the landscaping whether they are entering a mall, business or home.
Architects talk about landscaping merely as a structure for a picture perfect building or house. Gardeners think of their houses as a necessary structure that takes ground area away from their precious garden space. If architecture is your first love, then learn to appreciate and cultivate plant life and exterior designs that show off your beautiful buildings. If gardening is your passion then force yourself to spend some time on the structural improvements with a lawn planter to your entryway while combining your love of gardening.
The main entrance is a good example of interplay between structure and activity. Flower pots are suitable elegance for this classic setting. Nature is creative and using a lawn planter will channel that energy to achieve some new vision of paradise. The garden structure of a planter combined with the creativity of the garden is what makes successful works of art.
Planters raise a smile and decorates while adding structure to its surroundings.
You can wake things up a bit by adding bright and bold colorful foliage to catch the eye of visitors. The planter can stand high-shouldered if you wish to add a pedestal. Create your own version of magic with a flower pot and watch the joy it will express.