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.
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!
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!
Bee Friendly Containers
A bee won’t sting you if you just leave them alone – they’re too busy; and besides, I hear that a bee hanging around means there’s hard work ahead for you but tons of good luck too. So, if you want bees to visit your container garden, plant the right flowers and herbs and they will surely come.
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.
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.
Window and Railing Boxes Container Gardening Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Container Gardening Site Map
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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