fall pots

October 1st, 2013 | Posted by admin in FLOWERS | Outdoor - (0 Comments)

It time to switch out your summer plants.  I enjoy mixing it up.

Grasses are always great for height and wonderful perennials can add interest and color.  Purple peppers and cabbages are another great way to add contrast in color and texture.  A splash of orange bittersweet adds a dash of interest like little jewels.

Have fun with fall!

 

 

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shade container

July 3rd, 2013 | Posted by admin in FLOWERS | Outdoor - (0 Comments)

If I had my choice, shade versus sun, I’d always choose shade.  I love to plant shade pots using difference textures and colors of greens with soft colors… ferns, fuchsia, begonias, and coleus.  Just perfect!

 

 

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summer sun container

July 2nd, 2013 | Posted by admin in FLOWERS | Outdoor - (0 Comments)

Oranges and pinks a perfect pick for the hot summer sun.

 

 

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summer shade container

June 5th, 2013 | Posted by admin in FLOWERS | Outdoor - (1 Comments)

Fuchsia trees are really the perfect stunning center for summer shade containers.  Complimented by a variety of ferns, coleus, and begonias you have a wonderful summer shade pot.

 

 

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spring urns

April 30th, 2013 | Posted by admin in FLOWERS | Outdoor - (0 Comments)

Today’s planting, a light pink foxglove surrounded by ranunculus, ivy, ghost ferns, lupines, hellebores, hyacinths, spurge, and nemesia.

 

 

 

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flowers for spring

April 29th, 2013 | Posted by admin in FLOWERS | Outdoor - (0 Comments)

Hellebores, a great pick for spring pots!

Ranunculus

 

 

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spring container

April 26th, 2013 | Posted by admin in FLOWERS | Outdoor - (0 Comments)

I am so ready for spring!  We had a wonderful day at our favorite nursery and then planting a few spring containers.  We used perennials because they are gorgeous, full of soft colors and texture, and will be able to handle this unpredictable weather.  To give height we used forsythia.  These large containers become their own individual gardens.

 

 

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winter containers

December 21st, 2012 | Posted by admin in FLOWERS | Outdoor - (1 Comments)

Weather had been great so I was still planting winter containers and having fun with all the amazing materials.

Here is another winter container using birch branches pepper berries and a variety of greens.

 

 

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christmas container

December 4th, 2012 | Posted by admin in FLOWERS | Outdoor - (0 Comments)

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas!

 

 

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winter container

December 4th, 2012 | Posted by admin in FLOWERS | Outdoor - (0 Comments)

Changing seasons means changing your container gardens.  A variety of greens: pine, cedar, boxwood, and curly willow help make this pot special.

 

 

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