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Designing Container Groupings

Clusters of pots offer immediate impact and unrivaled flexibility

Length: 3:36

Container groupings are an ideal solution for all kinds of problem areas. Groupings of pots can soften the geometry of a scene or create dramatic entries, hallways, and outdoor rooms. They can also teach you a lot about combining plants because you can move things around until you get it just right. In this video, author Steve Silk explains how he has adapted his thriller, filler, and spiller container recipe to container clusters.

Shot by: Kate Geruntho Frank; Edited by: Cari Delahanty

From Fine Gardening 123, pp. 60-67

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