Big outdoor planters are a great way to display flowers, but moving them is backbreaking. Here’s a simple way to cut the weight in half—and improve drainage at the same time. Use pea packing material in the bottom. This is light and will help drainage.
Pretty display for garden center or florist - white dresser with tall ornate iron back with horizonal oval mirror, flowering plant in round black pot hanging from tree limb, flowering plants in vintage pots on dresser top, some dresser drawers open and willed with moss and flowering plants in pots - charming
Plant lemongrass and rosemary in pots, containers or in flower beds on your balcony or in your garden to have a mosquito free summer! You can use them as herbs in cooking as well. Remember to brush them to release more of their fragrance before your outdoor activity.
Grouping pots together - These pots, of different sizes but the same color, contain plants in shades that echo the garden's overall scheme. In the smallest pot, fiber optics plant mixes with heuchera, lamium, and cyclamen. In the one at left, nandina pops against lamium, cyclamen, and hellebore. The tallest pot holds fine-leafed rosemary, cordyline, cyclamen, and heuchera.