6-13-12: Supertunia Royal Velvet Petunia and Snow Princess Lobularia (Alyssum) filling in very well so far. My only concern with this planting is if Snow Princess is going to take over as the Summer moves along. Time will tell...www.provenwinners.com

... It's not just me! Repeating a color is powerful ... (Allium & Salvia)

Container Garden Recipes for Shade

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Sweet Alyssum - Itsy Bitsy Wicked White by Live Mulch #alyssum #groundcover

Create great contrast with sweet potato vine and the Wave Purple Petunias

Suncatcher sapphire petunia

Keep this handy! There is a wealth of information here about dividing perennials! Also a list of best times to divide them.

Persian shield, burgundy verbena, lime sweet potato, pink striped petunia

wave petunias spilling out of a barrel. I used to do this but I had mound of dirt and if shady area I used impatiens.

How to Make a Petunia Tower -- Basically, it's a ring of galvanized fencing lined with landscape fabric, then filled with potting soil. The petunias were planted through slits in the landscape fabric. This looks like a pretty easy do-it-yourself project!

Love these together.

Shades of Pink with Purple fountain grass and a skirt of petunias create a long season container garden.

Pinner has made these before - so easy she says! Lowes sells the 4 to 6" round PVC pipe with holes already drilled. Purchase an end cap, fill with rock, soil, and plant. She often put these in the center of a very large pot to stabilize, and add amazing height and color to a container that has trailing plants (no end cap or rock needed if you are placing in a container)

pink mandevilla, petunias, million bells, creeping jenny and it looks like veronica and dahlias

rose and white zinnias, pink petunias

love this pop!

Bloomerang Lilac - the original reblooming lilac. Why have a lilac that only blooms once in spring when you can have that blooms then and in late summer, clear up until frost!

Best Container Garden Plants | Back to Basics: Design a Great Container

Add some winter color with tips on container gardens from Scotts Miracle Gro. Remember the "three shape rule." #garden #containergarden