Garden Design

57 Cool Container Gardening Ideas

These porch-step containers begin with bright pink and yellow zinnias. Cooler “filler” flowers, such as purple verbenas and blue calibrachoas are added to create contrast with texture and color. Opt for inexpensive plastic planters that are weatherproof and easy to move around. Grouping them in a tight space creates a homey, mini-garden vibe. Plus, when placed side by side, all of the colors intensify.



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Traditional Tabletop Container

Traditional Tabletop Container. Here’s proof that a plain and simple planter has the power to brighten up a backyard side table. This container’s copper sheen complements, rather than competes with, the fuchsia zinnias. The unexpected addition of yellow calibrachoas (the “spiller”) and purple verbenas (the“filler”) creates a robust focal point in an outdoor conversation space.

Here’s proof that a plain and simple planter has the power to brighten up a backyard side table. This container’s copper sheen complements, rather than competes with, the fuchsia zinnias. The unexpected addition of yellow calibrachoas (the “spiller”) and purple verbenas (the“filler”) creates a robust focal point in an outdoor conversation space.

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Traditional Tabletop Container