a lush and colorful hanging basket full of blooms

Come celebrate Mother's Day with Al's.  Make your own memories by choosing a beautiful hanging basket she'll enjoy all summer long.

We have a great selection of both sun and shade combinations to choose from, and the "Grown by Al's" quality is evident in every bloom.  Annual hanging baskets are planted to bloom all season, and if you want to keep them looking their best, make sure to pick up some Al's All Purpose Water Soluble Fertilizer and some Captain Jack's Dead Bug Brew to help prevent tender young blossoms from being devoured.

an isolated hanging basket overflowing with yellow and purple bloomsThis beauty was planted for thriving in the sun.

Sun or shade?

Baskets that are planted for the sun need at least 1/2 day of sun, and actually prefer the sun in the hottest part of the day.  Typically these baskets include a stunning combination of petunias and calibrachoa, which is commonly referred to as Million Bells.  These baskets may include verbena, lebellia, lantana, bidens with some 'Blackie' impomoea or some 'Silver Falls' dichondra as a trailer.

On the other hand, baskets that are planted for shade need at least 1/2 day of shade and prefer shad in the hottest part of the day.  These baskets may include begonias, bacopa, maiden hair fer, heuchera, impatience with sweet potato vine or creeping Jenny for it's trailer.

Make sure you choose the right basket for the right spot, because there is nothing worse than a hanging basket that won't bloom because it's not getting enough sun, or a basket that gets a little too crispy because it's getting a too much sun.

Basket Care Instructions

  1. Water thoroughly when top 2" of soil are dry to the touch, until water runs through the bottom of the pot.  That way you're assured that all available soil has absorbed as much water as possible.
  2. Fertilize with Al's All Purpose Water Soluble 17-5-17 fertilizer once a week. More often when you are watering daily due to heat.
  3. Use Caption Jack's Dead Bug Brew for pest control.
  4. Remove spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming.