When you think of potted containers around your home or
garden, did you think it would only be in Spring or Summer? Well, with a bit planning you can have
delightful containers around all year.
Spring is the time that bulbs burst into bloom and your flowerpots are overflowing
with color, texture & beauty. If
your patio has staggered pots with bulbs in them, you can create quite the
production. Even if there is some early
spring rain they will still look smashing.
Head to the nursery and find lots of wonderful flowers to pot.
Summer is the season of the potted plants and flowers. Everything is in its colorful prime. Now is the time to highlight your creative
skills. Use all one color in all your
plantersor do you like to mix it up? Go
to any garden center and your senses will burst with excitement. Succulents, flowers, plants, they have so
much to offer. Use eye catching
containers that compliment your foliage choices.
Autumn rolls around and your thought process starts to slow
down. There are many autumn shrubs that
bloom this time of year. Fill your
garden containers with burst of orange, red & yellow. Mums always make a
show this time of year and if you fill a large potwith them, they will reward
you again with amazing color. Now is a
time to use berries in pots. They will
add charm and color to any autumn grouping.
Surround your planters with gourds & bright pumpkins and show your
And then comes Winter. There are winter
flowering shrubs the will look lovely in your pottery. Now is the time to make
sure you are using poly resin, concrete, sandstone or high fired glazed pottery
that can stand the cold. Put up some
evergreens which look lovely this time of year when dusted with snow. Plant a pine or spruce tree and add Christmas
lights to bring some excitement and light to your garden or patio area.
There will always be 4 seasons and only one you. Donít let a season go by without planting in
your garden containers.