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Lovely purple planter.  A. Alternathera 'Purple Knight' -- 1;  B. Calibrachoa 'Blush Purple' -- 6;  C. Plectranthus argentatus -- 1;  D. Vinca major 'Variegata' -- 2;  E. Dracaena marginata -- 1

Create Bold, Dramatic Container Gardens

A layer of foliage plants rises above, which creates even more interest. Alternathera 'Purple Knight' -- 1 B. Calibrachoa 'Blush Purple' -- 6 C. Plectranthus argentatus -- 1 D. Vinca major 'Variegata' -- 2 E.


Place bulbs shoulder to shoulder across the surface of the soil, leaving no space between them. Then top off with more potting soil so the bulbs are just slightly below the surface. Water each container thoroughly, and finish with a layer of mulch.


Think outside of the traditional garden container, and repurpose items that have character and texture. Add beautiful accents and deep colors and what was old is new again! Love the color combination.

dragonflies from table legs and fan blades

DIY Table Leg Dragonfly Garden Art Easy Video Tutorial

Dragonfly made from old fan blades and a table leg! I think I could find the table leg but where would I get old fan blades?

chartreuse, orange, and periwinkle blue....love

Beautiful window box: Calibrachoa (orange), sutera cordata (white), scaevola hybrid (blue), and Ipomea Marguerite (Sweet potato vine).love this color combo

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This would look even better with black-eyed susan thunbergia was growing up the obelisk : annual planting, wonderful look, putting planter on the hardscape to soften garage doors

Heuchera, a small Pine, and some blue pansies for a fresh Spring pot

Boise Landscape company, Farwest has been designing and installing custom landscapes for 40 year in the Treasure Valley.

fountain grass, lantana, and potato vine. If only my lantana would look like this.  It is a lovely combination but my lantana has a long way to go.

Fountain grass, trailing verbena and potato vine. Purple Fountain Grass, Sweet Potato Vine and Purple Lantana