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Favorite plants to cascade over our containers

1. Purslane, 2. String of Pearls, 3. Deadnettle, 4. Dwarf Morning Glory, 5. Fan Flower, 6. Pilea, 7. Calibrachoa, 8. Licorice Vine, 9. Sweet Potato Vine, 10. Bacopa, 11. Ivy, 12. Lobelia, 13. Nasturtium, 14. Nemesia, 15. Petunia, 16. Torenia, 17. Verbena, 18. Vinca, 19. Zebrina, 20. Alternanthera, 21. Creeping Jenny, 22. Moss Rose, 23. Sedum, 24. Dichondra.

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Container Gardens with Pizzazz

A long planter chock-full of flowers and foliage substitutes for a window box on a porch railing. Click for plant info + more container ideas:


Beautiful Container Garden with spikes, pink geranium, lantana, violet and magenta petunias, and cascading sweet potato vine.


Angelonia -It’s easy to grow and flowers profusely (AND IT’S PURPLE!) great plant for our dry spells and heat. Not fussy about soil either. Butterflies love it! Link

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Container Gardening

I love this combo in the pot! tropical container gardens | … example of using tall, medium and small to design your container

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Create Bold, Dramatic Container Gardens

recipe for a container garden

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Best crops for pots

Vegetable gardens in pots- quick tips on growing cucumbers, tomatoes, potatoes and carrots on your porch in pots.


cool idea, but the flowers don't want to grow in the part of the bucket that is shaded. this person must have just planted these flowers because there is no way the pansies inside the bucket would bloom.

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Succulents - 122 Container Gardening Ideas

82 Creative Container Gardens | Snapdragons, Penny Violas, Tulips, Parsley and Ivy |

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Container-Garden Recipes for Shade

Two layers of plants create extra interest in this container. The bright caladium leaves are a perfect contrast to bold impatiens and vinca blooms. A. Caladium 'Candidum' -- 1 B. Vinca (Catharanthus 'Titan Punch') -- 3 C. Vinca (Catharanthus 'Titan Rose') -- 3 D. Impatiens 'Jungle Gold' -- 3

Cheerful Color This colorful arrangement of containers make a cheerful front porch.This is a great way to say "welcome" on your porch. There are plants for sun and shade so you're not limited to what you can plant and by planting in containers you can move them around easily as well as change the flowers to coincide with the seasons.