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Perennial Passion: Whiskey Barrel 'Peaches & Cream' dahlias...love the birdhouse in with the flowers

The Huffington Postfrom The Huffington Post

A Planter Made From A Milk Carton And 6 Other Cool Ideas

7 DIY Planter Ideas You Probably Never Thought Of (PHOTOS)

Sometimes a large planter that is dramatic is all you need. This planter, coupled with the bedding plants behind, gives a dramatic focal point at the end of a pool that can be seen from all angles. Bright mixes of color cascade from the base while the tropical palm adds drama and height.

Whiskey Barrel Planter turned upside down to make an outdoor side table. Love this idea...even for a coffee table or side table!

This Old Housefrom This Old House

10 Uses for Coffee Filters

Line flowerpots with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole.Brilliant!

Dot & Bofrom Dot & Bo

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Plants for Containers in the Sun. My favorite perennial for pots in the sun — sedums of all types. I also love grasses with trailing plants, the photo right being a stunning example of combination.

Better Homes & Gardensfrom Better Homes & Gardens

Recipes for Beautiful Container Gardens

Combine the perfect container garden plants to accent your landscape. Learn how here: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/container/plans-ideas/plant-combinations-for-beautiful-container-gardens/?socsrc=bhgpin052412

Flowerbed Combination Ideas. This link gives tons of plant combos for sun vs. shade. Flower beds, containers, etc.