Using Styrofoam In Containers – Does Styrofoam Help With Drainage

By October 31, 2017Articles

Using Styrofoam In Containers – Does Styrofoam Help With Drainage

By October 31, 2017Articles
By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer Whether set on a patio, porch, in the garden, or on each side of an entryway, stunning container designs make a statement. Containers are available in a wide array of colors shapes and sizes. Large urns and tall decorative glazed pots are especially popular these days. While decorative pots like this add to the beautiful dramatic appearance of container gardens, they have some drawbacks. When filled with potting medium, large pots can be extremely heavy and unmovable. Many glazed decorative pots may also lack proper drainage holes or do not drain well due to all the potting mix. Not to mention, purchasing enough potting soil to fill large pots can become quite expensive. So what’s a gardener to do? Read on to learn more about using Styrofoam for container filler. Using Styrofoam in Containers In the past, it was recommended that broken pieces of clay

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer Whether set on a patio, porch, in the garden, or on each side of an entryway, stunning container designs make a statement. Containers are available in a wide array of colors shapes and sizes. Large urns and tall decorative glazed pots are especially popular these days. While decorative pots like this add to the beautiful dramatic appearance of container gardens, they have some drawbacks. When filled with potting medium, large pots can be extremely heavy and unmovable. Many glazed decorative pots may also lack proper drainage holes or do not drain well due to all the potting mix. Not to mention, purchasing enough potting soil to fill large pots can become quite expensive. So what’s a gardener to do? Read on to learn more about using Styrofoam for container filler. Using Styrofoam in Containers In the past, it was recommended that broken pieces of clay

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