Scott Endres

Scott Endres

Scott Endres is a designer and horticulturist at Tangletown Gardens in Minneapolis.

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    Midwest Regional Reports

    Spring Planting Plan for the Midwest

    In her article "Spring Planting Ideas," Michelle Gervais beautifully illustrates the magical time that is the start of spring: "Our winter-weary spirits lift as hints of green begin to appear.…

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    How to Keep Tropical Plants Happy

    Most tropical plants are pretty easygoing if they have their preferred levels of light and moisture. Following just a few key pointers will help you get the most out of…

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    Over-the-Top Tropical Container Ideas

    It is one thing to create beautiful containers with your go-to plants, but why stop there? Bold textures, unusual forms, and unexpected colors can turn up the volume on any…

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    Containers for Borders, Paths, and Edges

    Containers bridge the gap between hardscape and landscape. They easily go where regular in-ground plantings can’t, softening the harsh edges of sidewalks, large paved surfaces, and narrow passageways. A few…

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    Focal-Point Container Design

    Whether it’s a view, a specimen plant, or a favorite vessel you want people to notice, a focal point draws attention and leads the eye from one distinct area or object…

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    Container Designs for Seating Areas

    All gardeners should find time to sit back and enjoy the fruits of their labor—although that's usually easier said than done among the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Make…

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    Designs for Entryway Containers

    You can’t take back a first impression, and the entryway is the first glimpse a visitor has of your home. Container gardens, when used properly, are an easy way to…

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    Perfect Plants for Pots Along Pathways

    This diverse and exciting plant group seems like it appeared overnight, with new varieties emerging every day. Sun or shade, upright or trailing, dwarf or massive—there is a coleus for…

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    Interesting Plants for Entryway Pots

    Silver and gold foliage are fantastic in their ability to make a container combination shine, especially in entry combinations that need help emphasizing details from a distance. Silver plants make…

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    Great Plants for Focal-Point Pots

    There are times in life when you just don’t have the patience to wait. You need a focal point, and you need it now. Maybe you’re throwing a party tomorrow…