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Tropicanna Black in Todd Holloway container garden ECHO COLORS: This container garden by Todd Holloway features echoes of black throughout: (1) Tropicanna® Black cannas, (2) Colocasia esculenta ‘Black Magic’, (3) Aeonium Zwartkop, (4) Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii Goldsturm, (5) Plectranthus Lemon Twist, (6) Ipomoea Sweet Caroline Purple, (7) Calibrachoa Callie Orange, (8) Ipomoea Sweetheart Purple and (9) Coleus Sky Fire. (Photo Credit: Todd Holloway/www.potinc.ca)
Get creative with your containers. This living gate rolls open to let you in and rolls closed for privacy. The structure starts with a galvanized horse trough filled with soil and planted with arborvitaes. A wooden brace attached to an old piano dolly on the bottom allows the container to move with little effort.
Must find an alternative to achieve this aged beauty for my columnar container garden. Maybe use a concrete pier form with wire mesh on the outside and slather on a thick hypertufa and impress a pattern. Garage door flexible trim for raised detail...