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Posts tagged pots and planters

One Pot, One Plant: a Simple Masterpiece


Composing a planter? Instead of trying to find the perfect combination of color and texture, choose a plant that looks fantastic all by itself. The key is to look for plants that have bold forms. Often they are non-flowering, but have striking foliage or shapes. Think sculpture instead of bouquet.

Your Houseplant is an Annual in Disguise!


Who hasn’t brought a houseplant or two outdoors for an open-air, summer vacation? Every summer I hang plants from the branches of my dogwood where they thrive in dappled light and benefit from the summer rains. Many of our favorite indoor plants are actually tropical perennials that thrive in our hot, humid summers. Why not […]

Dressing Up a Patio


What happens when a skilled decorator turns to gardening? Blogger/decorator Kelly Elko of took a $7 thrift shop dresser and turned it into a striking centerpiece for her patio. The project was simple. She gave the dresser a fresh coat of paint, lined the drawers with plastic, drilled some drainage holes and filled the […]

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