container design ideas

  • tropical shade container
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    Tropical Inspiration for Shade Containers

    It’s easy to ignore the shady corners of our gardens and focus on areas with the most light, especially when it comes to creating warm-season containers. Many of us get…

  • Winter Containers
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    Uncommon Options for Winter Containers

    Winter containers can be a challenge. With fewer plants available in many parts of the country, even the best container designers often resort to arrangements of cut greens and colorful…

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    Winter Container Inspiration

    When the snowflakes begin to fly and the ground becomes frozen solid, many gardeners start to lament the end of the season. Sadly, for much of the country, the planting…

  • tabletop containers
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    Tabletop Containers

    Because many of us are spending more time dining or entertaining in our outdoor spaces, we are also on the lookout for creative ways to spruce up and enjoy these…

  • containers with perennials and succulents
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    Container Designs Without Annuals

    The world of perennials has never been so diverse or so useful. New varieties offer more colorful foliage, longer bloom times, and dwarf habits that are perfect for small spaces…

  • containers that have interest year round
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    10 Plants for Year-Round Containers

    These survivors can stay in pots for years, lending consistency to your designs

  • Container Plant Display along a house
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    How to Stage a Container Plant Display

    Using five pots or fifty, create a tiered arrangement with behind-the-scenes props