How to prep your garden containers for Fall
Itís much easier to turn a spent Summer garden container
into a Fall planter than you think. Just
follow some easy tips provided below and create wonderful Fall planters.
Donít leave your entryway garden containers empty this time
of year. Now is perfect for seasonal
color and rust grasses. Evergreen
foliage will add life to any type or style of landscape container. When you visit your local garden center you
should see lots of Fall colored mums.
Bright yellow, orange and reds, deep burgundy, purple and gold.
Simply by adding a center mum and surrounding it with
pumpkins, gourds and succulents you can create a wonderful Fall planter that
will take you into winter and welcome your guest with warmth and beauty. Plant rustic grass in the center of a
terracotta planter then surround it with ornamental kale and cabbage with dark
deep greens and purple leaves.
Instead of just planting typical green houseplants in your
entryway planters how about herbs like cilantro, thyme and oregano? They can all handle the cooler weather. Plant trailing ivy, gold mums and red flowers
in your garden container of choice and then set pumpkins and gourds around the
outside of the pot. You donít even have
to plant anything.
Try mixing dark purple and deep green of kale and cabbage
and fill around the outside of the pot with mini WHITE pumpkins and create a
purple and white display of color. Stunning & elegant!
One tip that you can never fail at it to over stuff your
pottery. Mix lots of plants, greens and ornamental items without space between
them. This creates a full and colorful
display. By using a neutral based color
planter like terracotta or taupe you can mix tons of colors in the pot and they
will all look grand.