Theme gardens are as different as your imagination! Colours, styles, cultural flair ... the ideas you read about here could be just what you need to get you going
A White Moon Container Garden
That magical moon makes much of your flower choices when it comes to establishing a fragrant and serene twilight container garden - just for you to enjoy as you wind down from your busy day. What better place than your own deck or patio or balcony where you are surrounded by sweet gentleness?
Red and Pink Container Choices
Red and Pink are vibrant colors for your containers and signify passion and love. Here are several design ideas for hanging baskets, containers, and groupings using ten easy-to-grow red and pink annual flowers.
Blue and Purple Container Choices
Blues and Purples are especially calming colors and may be exactly what you want for a certain area of your garden. Here are several design ideas for hanging baskets, containers, and groupings using ten easy-to-grow purple and blue annual flowers.
Chocolate in the garden? Why not - there are many plants you can use for containers and the colours and textures and beauty will have you and yours smiling. It’s a lovely theme to think about especially if you are starting out, setting up a new container garden or replenishing for new season needs
Christmas Gift Containers
Gift Christmas Containers are great holiday and gardening projects and you know how it is, the busier you are and the more you have to do the more you get done and well too! Did you plan ahead perhaps? Many do and as many or more don’t, but whichever's the case, here are some last week fun ideas!
Colours – Blue and Purple Annuals
Blues and Purples are especially calming colors and may be exactly what you want for a certain area of your garden. Here is a selection of blue and purple annuals: easy to grow, with long bloom season, resistant to disease, and perfect for containers.
Colours – Red and Pink Annuals
Red and Pink are vibrant colors for your containers and signify passion and love. Here is a selection of red and pink annuals: easy to grow, with long bloom season, resistant to disease, and perfect for containers.
Colours – Yellow and Orange Annuals
Yellow and orange are vibrant colors for your containers and brighten up any area. Here is a selection of yellow and orange annuals: easy to grow, with long bloom season, resistant to disease, and perfect for containers.
Decor - only Urns
Low maintenance gardening at its best comes in the various shapes of urns – planted up with all sorts of flowering plants, shrubs, cacti or grasses and they make such a lovely statement, offer simple beauty, timeless elegance and are easy for anyone to do, versatility ensured, why not try?
Halloween Decor for Containers
With the coming of Fall a lot of your containers will start to look ragged. You can easily dress them up for decorating your porch or entry by adding a few fall flowers, autumn bouquets of silk or plastic, and harvest vegetables. Here are some ways to turn your dying plants into Autumn Wonders!
Hearts in the Garden
There’s a cornucopia of plants with heart-shaped leaves and flowers to choose from to give something lasting for Valentine’s Day instead of only gobbley chocolates. There’s still time to treat your sweetie so get going today, give your message of love to someone even if you're your own sweetie!
Want to re-invent the wheel when it comes to gardening with kids? Well here is an idea where you have fun making a miniature garden out of what nots and whatfors. It is a fun project that just chews time because everyone is so busy and certainly not clockwatching. It'll make a great holiday event.
Peaceful Pots - Go Zen
Need a place to think and dream and remember? How about a single theme patio? What about producing an Asian-themed balcony? Depth and complexity sort of evolves as you use your Zen space and meditation container garden – it will mature with you as you relax and enjoy the peace such a space offers.
Plants for Bathrooms
Plants do a lot more than just beautify some indoor space, windowsill or corner … there has been a lot of research that proves quite clearly that surrounding ourselves indoors with plants and flowers, herbs and such bring a host of physical and mental health benefits to the fore.
We use our senses every moment of the day as they vie for a position in our world space. Sight, sound, touch, hearing, taste and all the nuances of each, play vital parts not so? Thusly having been said, what better place do we have to explore them than in the container garden? Come join us!
String Gardens - Kokedama
String gardens or Kokedama are suspended moss balls of beauty – and thus they don’t take up the space other plants might. More than that they are creativity at your finger tips! An intriguing project, they are great for bringing the outdoors inside and for taking the inside outside! Give it a go!
Terrariums and Mini-Gardens
Make a Terrific Terrarium or a Delightful Desertarium and enjoy an interesting and genteel project for any time of the year. Do you like easy-peasy long-lasting gardening? Do you want to have some green around you but not much time to fuss? Why not create one of these? Creativity really is fun!
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Yellow and orange are vibrant colors for your containers and brighten up any area. Here are several design ideas for hanging baskets, containers, and groupings using twelve easy-to-grow yellow and orange annual flowers.
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