When you think about it a container is basically just a flowerpot, but it’s what you plant in it that transforms the pot into a magical feature. Admittedly the container itself does have some effect on the overall impression. While a basic planter will be fine for most situations a fancy molded container may be better for a more formal setting. But it is the plant combinations that are the real key as is explained in this article which I found over on the Garden Lovers Club website.
We’ve gathered several great container garden ideas to add style in backyards with limited space. Here you’ll find a few suitable ones for most plants.
Gardening with containers is a fantastic activity for anyone with a green thumb,?and isn?t?only for those with a lack of space. In addition to conserving open space, you may prefer the look of potted plants, or the ability to move them around to suit your fancy. Container gardening opens the door to endless options!The point is,?gardening is personal, and the world offers an infinitely varying buffet of options for tailoring?your garden to your tastes. In the name of expanding the perceptions of container gardening, we?ve gathered some of the best ideas we could find from around the internet.
Each of these projects will add beauty and functionality in equal measure. Containers, with their limited space, force a form of creativity upon the intrepid gardener: ?what can be accomplished in this singular container? The answer, as always, is limited only by your imagination. The 8 ideas we?ve covered below touch on just a small fraction of the possibilities presented when you decide to try container gardening.
1. Jeweled Planter
With a little silver, some jewelry, beads, or any other sparkling accessories, you can instantly spice up any container garden. Our example highlights the contrast between metallic sheen and soft natural plant colors, with a neatly complementary silver-trimmed container.
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