You may have just moved into a new home or you are
considering redoing the outside décor at your current home. Here are a few tips when choosing a location for
your garden planters & pottery.
Plants have certain needs that should be considered when
deciding where to place your ceramic garden pottery. Do they need full sun, shade, partial sun
etc. That should take major
consideration when deciding where the placement of the containers should
go. However, letís say you want 2
planters flanking the front entryway and they are in shade. Then to have success you will need to
consider the plant materials you put in them.
Below are some general tips outside of the plantís needs.
Start by considering the homes exterior color. Select a garden pot that may have some of the
same color tones to create cohesive feel.
Is your home more natural architecture?
Use clay flowerpots for their timeless look and earth tone colors. Is the home white and you want bursts of
color? Then go with mixed groups of
colorful planters. Mix primary colors
like Red, Yellow & Blue and then plant them with a mixture of colorful flowers
If the home is contemporary, you may be searing for a more
stream lined look. Like concrete cubes
or sandstone rectangles. Available in
muted colors these will blend in with the architecture and not draw the eye
away from the homes lines. Stick with
one color of flowers, all white, pink, blue.
Create a serene almost Zen quality that will compliment not fill it up.
A window box planter overflowing with trailing ivy is
perfect for a more traditional home. If
the home is made of brick, then use colorful flowers to compliment to the mono-toned
brick. Place rectangle planters along
the walkway and add evergreens so that they will look perfect thru all seasons.
There are unlimited styles of garden pottery and planters
that you can choose for your home. And,
there are unlimited types of plant materials that will work with them. Just take your time, have fun and finally
create the look you have always wanted.