Whether you tend a few pots of herbs at the kitchen door or landscape your deck completely with tubbed plants, you'll discover that containers make gardening flexible and fun.
Choose from hundreds of our beautiful pottery. A colorful glaze that picks up hints of the color from your plant selections really ties a planter together.
The Recipe for a Great Container
Thriller, Filler, Spiller
Thrillers are tall spikes or other tall-growing plants that give a container some height. Fillers are any kind of plant that fills in the in-between space. They are usually where you get a lot of color from. The spillers are any kind of plant that spills over the edge of your container.Use these elements to create a dynamic arrangement.
In the image to the left, the composition is as follows:
A. Purple Fountaingrass (Penniseturn setaceum 'Rubrum') -Thriller B. Coleus (Solenosternon 'Sun Velvet Red') -Thriller C. Plectranthus 'Variegatus' -Spiller D. Impatiens 'Dazzler Pink' -Filler E. Licorice Plant (Helichrysum petiolare) -Spiller
Don't forget to add accessories to tie everything together, just like with your wardrobe. Coordinate the color or theme of the picks with your pottery and plants.
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