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DIY Ideas for container gardens and planters for your home and garden.
  • Grilling Container Garden

     Full Sun Project This sun container garden is perfect for the grill master. Keep it nearby for all your summer BBQs. Rosemary, thyme, basil and sage will add lively flavor to all your favorite grilling recipes.   Shopping list: 1 - Purple basil 1 - Sweet basil 1 - Oregano 1 - Tri-color sage 1 - Arp Rosemary 1 [...] Read Full Article
  • Fabulous Foliage Shade Container Garden

     Shade Project Project time: 45 minutes Add drama and color to your shady garden, porch or patio with this container garden filled with fabulous foliage textures. Fatsia is the evergreen star of the show rising above summer favorites that provide and interesting mix of foliage shapes, textures and colors.  Choose a 32inch [...] Read Full Article
  • June Partial Sun Container

     Partial Sun The combination of flower and foliage color is what makes the plants in this spring/summer container garden work together in harmony. The purple in the angelonia flowers is repeated in both the rex begonia and setcreasea. The neon green alternanthera offsets the purple color repetition just enough to make [...] Read Full Article
  • June DIY Container Garden

     Full Sun Project This cheery container garden is easy to put together using a thriller, filler and spillers. The beautiful booms of pink million bells bloom non stop spring through fall.    Shopping list: 1 Purple Fountain grass 2 Tricolor Sage 2 Purple Sweet Potato Vine 2 Pink Calibrachoa Million Bells 1 20” wide container 1 Pike potting soil [...] Read Full Article
  • Patriotic Window Box

    Full Sun Project Project time: 30 minutes Season: Spring/Summer  Show your patriotic pride by adorning your window with a window box planted with red, white, and blue flowers. Choose a window box with a size and design to suit your home style. Be sure that the window box has holes for good drainage. Fill [...] Read Full Article
  • Colorful Shade Container Garden

     Shade Project Project time: 30 Minutes Hot pink and green foliage and flowers create a striking, bold, and colorful container garden for the shade.  Create a container with plants that are the thrillers, fillers, spillers of the garden.  Cordyline adds architecture and drama as the thriller plant, New Guinea Impatiens, Coleus and Caladium [...] Read Full Article
  • Succulent Container Garden

     Full Sun Project Succulents and aloes provide wonderful, low-care architectural interest, and are great choices for containers. The rosette of a red Aeonium becomes the focal point and a stonecrop spills out to the side.   Project Shopping List 1 - Glazed Pot 20 Inches 1 - Pike Potting&Container Soil 2cu ft bag 1 - E.B [...] Read Full Article
  • May Combination Hanging Basket

     Full Sun Project This sun-loving hanging basket is brimming with gorgeous white, blue and pink flower color that is accented by silver foliage. It’s the perfect addition to any garden. Simply place a shepherds hook in the ground and hang your home-made masterpiece. Make it your own by choosing flower varieties [...] Read Full Article
  • White Hydrangea Container Garden

     Indoor or Shade Garden Project Project time: 20 Minutes Beautiful blooming hydrangeas and graceful foliage plants make this container garden an elegant addition to your home or shade garden. The container garden is top dressed with silver Reindeer moss for a finishing touch. Shopping List: 1 – 18 inch bowl 1 – 6 inch White Florist Hydrangea 1 [...] Read Full Article
  • Pretty in Pink Hydrangea Container Garden

     Shade Project Project time: 30 Minutes This container garden is perfect for shady summer gardens. This garden combines a blooming hydrangea, impatiens, and indoor plants which add foliage color. Houseplants like Aglaonemas (Chinese Evergreens), Rex Begonias, and Arrowhead vines love spending the summer outside in the shade. Shopping List 1 – Urn 24 inch wide [...] Read Full Article
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