Hakonechloa macra ‘All Gold’, Rustic Orange™ coleus, Arcelia ‘Purple’ angelonia and Colocasia ‘Black Magic'.

japanese blood grass and black mondo grass - brilliant!

Coral Impatients & Purple Grass Nice combination

black elephant ears

No patio is complete without a container full of gorgeous flowers!

succulent in a great pot....LOVE!!!

Container Gardening 101 - Redeem Your Ground | RYGblog.com & Unique by Design. One of the more educational and informative articles on containers and simple/small gardening!!

Now THAT's a container

I will be making this


Succulent Gardening & Creative Containers...

Hostas for container planting

Pot for the front porch shade: Coleus Dappled Apple™ and Religious Radish star in front, with Graceful Grasses® Purple Fountain Grass as main back-up, and Dwarf Garters Dwarf Ribbon Grass sparking the right side.

Lemon grass is a natural mosquito repellent and grows quite tall. Plant some in deep planters and place on the patio or where you will have people sitting, and you will also have a privacy hedge with the height the grass grows.

Advice from Claire Watson at Birds & Blooms: Tender Shoots, Grayed Jade and Emerald — This classic combination of greens makes a beautiful backdrop for vibrant-colored blooms. There is no shortage of options for incorporating these invigorating, active and radiant greens into your landscape or containers. Unique, textured grasses paired with colorful, Cool Wave pansies can punch up your front porch containers this spring.

Great use for a broken container!

Foliage - container garden...

Ornamental grass hedge

Black Mondo Grass - Ophiopogon Planiscapus Nigrescens is unique since it is one of the few black leaved ornamental grasses in the world. Black Mondo Grass is stunning when planted in mass or as an accent plant in the flower garden. Black Mondo Grass is a slow spreader and will eventually form a beautiful glossy black mat.

Basket container garden - tips for your container garden