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Growing Evergreens - In and Out of Containers

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Fri, Oct, 16, 2015 @ 16:10 PM

Evergreens can be reliable garden friends 12 months of the year, and we have clever ways to use them, both in and out of containers. Don't miss this informative #plantchat to learn about the best ways to grow evergreens in your cold OR warm climate.

The   American Horticultural Society , Monrovia , and   Corona Tools   will be sharing their knowledge of Evergreens: In & Out of Containers with you. Prizes awarded during this #plantchat will be a signed copy of Planting in a Post-Wild World , by Thomas Rainer and Claudia West (Timber Press) , and a  one-year membership  from the American Horticultural Society. 

You're Invited to Tweet  

Join @CoronaTools and #plantchat co-partner, American Horticultural SocietyDigital Communications Manager,  Charlotte Germane, tweeting as  @AHS_Gardening,Communications Manager & Associate Editor, Viveka Neveln, tweeting as @VivNevAHS, and special guest Content and PR Manager, Kate Karam of Monrovia, tweeting as @MonroviaPlants on the topic of Evergreens: In & Out of Containers. The live chat begins Monday, October 19, 2015 at 11 a.m. PT / 2 p.m. ET, where we come together with green industry experts and fellow horticultural tweeps each week to discuss all things related to plants and horticulture, since 2014.

Discussion Overview  

Share your thoughts and takeaway exciting tips and info including:

  • Best soil for evergreens in containers – The extra ingredient you need to add to potting mix.
  • Use evergreens as groundcovers – Why evergreens make great groundcovers in both Western drought and Eastern Polar Vortex.
  • Unusual containers where evergreens shine – The container you‘ve probably not thought of for evergreens.
  • Most dramatic evergreens – Which weeping form evergreens are most effective in your landscape.
  • An evergreen cutting garden – Plant some “sacrifice” evergreens to use in indoor and outdoor arrangements.

Join the Conversation

Plantchat logo on Corona Tools

Don’t miss out on this exciting topic and join the conversation via Twitter. Just sign into #plantchat with your Twitter ID and you can follow the conversation and share with the community. Be sure to add the hashtag to all your tweets or join us in the plantchat room on Tweetchat.  They will automatically add it for you and it's easy to watch the conversation as it happens!

If you do miss the live event, you can still access the Storify recap, accessible 24/7 that will be posted following the live chat. The transcript includes all the information and links shared during the discussion. 

About Plantchat

Connect and share with the green industry leaders live on Twitter and 24/7 to learn and share about hot topics in the green industry. Now plantchat is part of the Green Industry Leaders Network (GILN) presented by Corona and its partners.  We are an alliance of professional organizations who are advancing the horticulture, tree care, and landscaping industries.

Topics: Corona Tools, #Plantchat, AHS, Monrovia Growers

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