Plastic Bottles instead of Pea Gravel Pea gravel and pebbles can weigh down window boxes. Empty water bottles are a lightweight option. Place rinsed bottles inside the planter and add soil on top of them. The space between the bottles will allow proper drainage without the extra weight.

Plastic Bottles instead of Pea Gravel Pea gravel and pebbles can weigh down window boxes. Empty water bottles are a lightweight option. Place rinsed bottles inside the planter and add soil on top of them. The space between the bottles will allow proper drainage without the extra weight.

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Nantucket. Did this last summer … my FAVORITE combo so far!!! Calibrachoa (orange), sutera cordata (white), scaevola hybrid (blue), and Ipomea Marguerite (Sweet potato vine) @ Home DIY Remodeling

Nantucket. Did this last summer … my FAVORITE combo so far!!! Calibrachoa (orange), sutera cordata (white), scaevola hybrid (blue), and Ipomea Marguerite (Sweet potato vine) @ Home DIY Remodeling

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Window box in Charleston - what a striking arrangement of blooms! I love the colour combination, especially against the cream and navy

Window box in Charleston - what a striking arrangement of blooms! I love the colour combination, especially against the cream and navy

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MUST read post for choosing The Easiest and Best Plants for Hanging Baskets by 3 Little Greenwoods! #DIYflowerBasket #hangingflowerbaskets #bestplantsforhangingbaskets

MUST read post for choosing The Easiest and Best Plants for Hanging Baskets by 3 Little Greenwoods! #DIYflowerBasket #hangingflowerbaskets #bestplantsforhangingbaskets

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ENGLISH LAVENDER in a container: 1) Roots prefer to be fairly crowded so choose a container that is only 1-2" larger than rootball. 2) Full sun, 8 hrs/day. 3) Light soil w/good drainage. 4) Water when soil is dry. 5) Repot yearly with fertilizer. 6) Prune in spring before budding & again in summer

ENGLISH LAVENDER in a container: 1) Roots prefer to be fairly crowded so choose a container that is only 1-2" larger than rootball. 2) Full sun, 8 hrs/day. 3) Light soil w/good drainage. 4) Water when soil is dry. 5) Repot yearly with fertilizer. 6) Prune in spring before budding & again in summer

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