Design and Planning
What do you want your container garden to do? What is your personal style? The difference between knowing what you want and getting what you want is YOU, so plan; create; design and choose.
Winter Container Gardens
The growing season may be over, but that doesn´t mean you have to do without the beauty of a container garden for the winter! Several wonderful arrangements can be made for the winter that will withstand frost and even a light snow, and deep cold if kept protected. Here´s how!
Combining Plants for Visual Effect
Don't limit yourself to one plant per container! Create beautiful container gardens by combining plants in the same container for maximum visual effect.
Container Garden Décor
Your flowers, containers, plants and edibles offer so much in your container garden – why not enhance their environment with other decoratives like tuned wind chimes or music or yard art or statuary? Maybe this will get your creativity going - once you start, so does the fun and you may need brakes!
Decor for Doorways
Stand back from any one of your entrances. What do your visitors see? Do you have space for a plant or two? Is yours an entrance that says WELCOME? Front, back, patio entrances? Door from your balcony into your home? Here we explore some good ideas that say ‘Step right in … sit right down’
Mixing Textures and Colors for Visual Impact
Read more about combining plants with different leaf color, textures, and flowers to create container gardens with visual impact.
View-enhancing Window Boxes
Have you got a beautiful view from your home you would like to enhance somehow with a window box that softens the outlook and brings your garden inside? Not enough time to garden but do want something inviting to look at without losing your sense of height? Here are some designer ideas for you!
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Window and railing boxes add to your container garden space. They can grow flowers, herbs, and even smaller vegetables and fruits. They can also be a challenge to keep well-watered. Here are the tips and tricks for you to make your window and railing boxes both bountiful and beautiful.
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