I'm giving up trying to make up my own hanging baskets from scratch using tiny little starts. By the time summer is over, they're just getting going. This year I went for the big, bold statement and bought full-on ready to go baskets. These will go strong from the get-go.
Ivy geranium from Home Depot:
New Guinea impatiens and fuchsia from Flower World:
And a couple other containers:
We'll see how well they do over the next few months.