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Containers for Dudes

Yeah, yeah yeah. We’re all as individual as snowflakes. But for some reason, the stereotypical guy gets left out of all of the gardening conversations. I know there have to be some bros out there looking for a little botanical company. If I had to design containers for a stereotypical dude, here’s how I’d go about making those manly pots:

For sun, look for plants that hang with being ignored a little, in both the ‘watering” and “deadheading” categories. So, Artist® Purple Ageratum, New Wonder® Scaevola, Luscious® Lemonade Lantana or Flambe® Yellow Chrysocephalum totally fit the bill.

Dudes also like grasses, like Graceful Grasses® Vertigo® Pennisetum, Graceful Grasses® Fiber Optic Grass  or Graceful Grasses® Blue Mohawk Juncus.

For shade, guys dig Coleus. Investigate ColorBlaze® Dipt In Wine Coleus, ColorBlaze® Alligator Tears Coleus or ColorBlaze® Keystone Kopper Coleus.

While not all dudes have moustaches or are adverse to watering, this is a pretty solid foundation to build on. I should know, I have one for a Dad and I’m also married to one. Isn’t that enough?

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