A damaged birdbath becomes a succulent garden. Add a base of soilless potting mix, plant with succulents and finish with a mulch of Spanish moss. Decorate with your choice of accessories, such as this candy dish planter, compass and spoon.
Fountain Focal Point-Add new life to your old fountain by filling in the cracks with container soil and planting your favorite succulents. Get creative with varieties by selecting for variegation, fun texture, or drooping growth habits.
What a great idea! I especially like the boot garden. Who doesn't have an old boot around the house? Recycle flea-market finds, wooden boxes, garden accessories, kitchen bowls and more into fun container gardens.
How to Choose Plants for Outdoor Containers. Planting in containers is a good idea for those who lack space and time for regular gardens. Maybe you want to use plants in pots to decorate your porch or patio.
Container Gardens: A beautiful window box can be simple or complex. Here, colorful petunias in interesting galvanized pots have just as much impact as a many-hued combination. This planting grows best in full sun.