Ball launches new mixed container website

September 14, 2011
Sept. 14, 2011 - Visitors to the new Mixed Container Solutions web page from Ball Horticultural Company will see high-style designs and top-performing combos that reach any price point. More than 70 mixed container recipes have been creatively arranged by design and production experts from Ball. All combos are trialed and tested in various locations to perform for growers, retailers and home gardeners. Find all of these recipes and more online at

The new easy-to-navigate and interactive web tool shares tips and inspiration for a successful mixed container program, including:
  • Hit Any Price Point. Learn how to design for flexibility.
  • Online Color Swap. See how a simple color change can enhance your combos.
  • Container Profitability. Make input choices that increase your bottom line.
  • Mixed Container Gallery. Browse the latest combos for sun and shade. Save, print and share the recipes easily with customers!
“Whether you sell finished containers or the components to create them, the new Mixed Container Solutions online tool from Ball inspires and assures success through the entire life of each basket or patio pot,” says Bill Calkins, Ball’s Retail Business Manager. “You and the container will be a winner and your customers will be happy.”

Bookmark the Mixed Container Solutions page, and view a video demonstration from Ball’s mixed container expert Joan Mazat, at

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