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Container Plants for the Southwest | Regional Report

Container gardening is isn’t just for those with patio homes or balconies. Containers make the perfect addition to any garden, courtyard, or pool area. Gone are the days with terra-cotta pots as your only option. Now you can find every color, shape, and size pot under the sun. Not only can containers add a nice pop of color to your space, but if done right, they can also make a big statement.

As professional container gardeners, we love introducing the unexpected. Our clients come to us because they know we’ll create combinations of plants that they haven’t seen before. We’re not afraid to think outside of the box when it comes to texture and color. Sometimes it works out beautifully, at other times we have to adjust, but for us experimentation is key. An average, premade container from a big box store will likely have a more one-dimensional look without…

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