Mosquito Repelling Creeping Lemon Thyme Plant -The high citronella oil content of this hardy, easy-to-grow perennial plant is more potent than any other mosquito repellent plant tested. / Could be great for the deck.
How to Make a Petunia Tower -- Basically, it's a ring of galvanized fencing lined with landscape fabric, then filled with potting soil. The petunias were planted through slits in the landscape fabric. This looks like a pretty easy do-it-yourself project.
Best Plants for Hanging Baskets; Once you have the planters installed on the porch railing and filled with soil it is time to add the best plants for hanging baskets. My favorites are geraniums, coleus, and creeping jenny.