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Enjoy Woodsy Warmth A mossy basket holds together the lush growth of a woodland arrangement that will help heal mind, body, and spirit. If doily lacecap hydrangea blooms are not enough, add both wispy and bold ferns and the tracery of vine tumbling over the edge. CONTAINER RECIPE 1. ‘Shooting Star’ hydrangea 2. silver lace fern (Pteris ensiformis) 3. silver dollar maidenhair fern (Adiantum peruvianum) 4. creeping fig (Ficus pumila)

Enjoy Woodsy Warmth

Indoor Container Gardening Ideas

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Indoor Container Gardening Ideas

Create with Whimsy

Primroses thrive in containers, either on the countertop or out on the patio.

Revisit a Classic

Perfect for shaded summer ease or the muted tones of a contemporary interior, this garden in a pot celebrates the calm of green and white.

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For a unique container garden, try an off-set composition that features a tall stem surrounded by a mass of colorful foliage.

Design with Clean Lines

Invite spring indoors with this sunny container garden.

Invite Summer Indoors

Some plants like life to be lean, and this easy container garden will survive even a busy, multitasking gardener.

Bring on the Tough Guys

Indoor Container Gardening Ideas: Rely on leaves because sometimes, simplicity is best.

Rely On Leaves
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    the Anthurium has a simple white or green spathe and a spike of flowers

Indoor Container Gardening Ideas: Plant your own terrarium.

Plant a Little Glass House

Indoor Container Gardening Ideas: A green, mossy basket imitates a moist, fertile forest floor.

Evoke the Feel of the Forest

Indoor Container Gardening Ideas: Combining plants of similar colors forms a cohesive look.

Use the Same Shade Three Ways

Dark foliage gives this container garden impact and gravity.

Steal the Stage

Go Wild with Succulents - Indoor Container Gardening - Southern Living

Go Wild with Succulents

Air Plant container recipe

Experiment with Air Plants

Bring Spring Indoors

Indoor Container Gardening Ideas

Bargain Blooms | Take advantage of seasonal sales at your local nursery, and stock up on popular plants. Keep them in their nursery pots, and display them in galvanized buckets on the porch until you are ready to plant them in your garden. Recreate this look with gerbera daisies, salvias, shasta daisies, daylilies, and sweet potato vines.

Bargain Blooms

Romantic Stair Step Pots | 'Caliente Pink' geraniums, 'Surfinia Rose Veined' petunias, and 'Techno Heat Light Blue' lobelias create a soft and feminine color palette for this doorstep welcome.

Romantic Stair Step Pots

Add a Tropical Punch | Are you dreaming of a summer vacation, but the only thing on the horizon is more heat and humidity? It may not be a balmy getaway, but bringing the Tropics to your doorstep is a breeze with this combo: giant-leaved, sunny ‘Maui Gold’ elephant’s ear; heavily blooming, fiery orange SunPatiens; velvety, fragrant citronella plant; purple iridescent Persian shield; and a heavenly skirt of angel vine spilling down the sides.

Add a Tropical Punch

Warm and Cheerful Trio | Heat-tolerant geraniums, calibrachoas, and mecardonias in bright red, yellow, and purple shout a welcome in a cheerful way.

Warm and Cheerful Trio

Tulips, Pansies, Acorus, Heuchera, Ivy and Fern | Pair your tulips with Lavender Blue' and 'Purple Wing' Plentifall pansies, acorus, heuchera, variegated ivy, and 'Tiger' fern (a selection of Boston fern).

Tulips, Pansies, Acorus, Heuchera, Ivy and Fern

Follow the Magic Formula | This lush planter reflects the proven "thriller, filler, spiller" recipe that puts a tall plant in the center, mounding plants on the sides, and trailing plants flowing over the edges.

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A Quick Container Combo | In the largest pot, working from back to front and tallest to shortest, densely plant 'Liberty Classic Yellow' snap-dragon, 'Bouquet Rose Magic' dianthus, and 'Tickled Pink' veronica. Place 'New Look' dusty miller and 'Lemon Ball' sedum in the front to trail over the edge.Pack a powerful, single-note punch in the two smaller pots by planting 'Supertunia Vista Bubblegum' petunia in the midsize container and more sedum in the smallest.

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Blue Lily-of-the-Nile | Lily-of-the-Nile makes a big statement around this pool. The blue of the flowers mirrors the blue of the pool.

Blue Lily-of-the-Nile