The 2 days of spring-ish weather in the 60s and 70s made me want to revamp the hanging baskets (esp since I neglected my pansies and they were basically dead). Hunter and I found some prettier hanging baskets that we were waiting to fill, and I finally just headed to Lowe’s and bought a few items — I’m a bit impatient.
Hanging Baskets for Spring
What you’ll need:
- Hanging baskets
- Flowers of your choice
- Extra potting mix
Like I said the baskets we had before had been a little neglected, and I’ll blame it on the cold as well… but they weren’t looking too hot and were dried up and dead. I got a few varieties of plants for each basket: kale, pansies and mystery pink / white plant who’s name I forgot. Mom would be proud because I actually read about the plants before choosing them and tried to pick pretty ones, that like sunlight.
The first step was pouring a little potting mix into the basket and then arranging the plants how I wanted. I kinda broke up the soil they came in a little, so it would mix in well with the potting soil, and then added more potting soil where needed.
After some brief watering, they were ready to hang! I hung them from the hooks and got Hunter and Cleo’s approval.
Now let’s hope there are no more big cold spells and I remember to water them to keep them alive! Otherwise I’ll be back at Lowe’s and redoing my baskets again…