Step Four - Planting Bulbs in Containers - Southern Living
How to Plant Bulbs in a Container - planting in fall and leaving outside during winter will bring forth better blooms because of the exposure to winter cold!
Geranium, lobelia and bacopa
Use Sponges to Keep Water-Loving Plants Moist Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve. This would have been nice to know before we planted all my plants this weekend.
Keep it Cool Asters and kale are surefire picks for a great fall show, and silvery foliage from 'Icicles' licorice plant is a perfect end-of-the-season accent. A. Aster (Aster 'Purple Viking') --- 1 B. Flowering kale(Brassica 'Kamome Red') --- 2 C. Licorice plant (Helichrysum 'Icicles') ---2
Go Bold with Color Reds, oranges, browns, and yellows fill the fall landscape. Add color and contrast with pink, blue, or silver flowering container plantings! A. Pink mum (Chrysanthemum 'Soft Cheryl') -- 1 B. Dusty miller (Senecio cineraria) -- 3 C. Purple kale (Brassica 'Redbor') -- 1
Picnic basket planter.
flower container ideas - they tell you the flowers in the arrangements