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Traditional Garden Urns and Contemporary Containers

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Pansies are a great choice for early spring because they will handle of bit of cold well.
  • traditional garden urns and contemporary containers, container gardening, flowers, gardening, perennials
Love the mix of purple and orange in this urn.
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Pansies again, but this time a single color.
  • traditional garden urns and contemporary containers, container gardening, flowers, gardening, perennials
A more contemporary container planting with a colorful mix of annuals.
  • traditional garden urns and contemporary containers, container gardening, flowers, gardening, perennials
It doesn't get much simpler: an old fashioned spider plant fills this urn.
  • traditional garden urns and contemporary containers, container gardening, flowers, gardening, perennials
A modern take on a container planting. The tall plant in the centre with the large leaves is a Philodendron (commonly used as a houseplant). Lime colored Coleus plants are used underneath the Philodendron (see detail below).
  • traditional garden urns and contemporary containers, container gardening, flowers, gardening, perennials
  • traditional garden urns and contemporary containers, container gardening, flowers, gardening, perennials
This is a fibreglass urn that I have at the front of my home. I purchased the little bird hoop at Walmart and painted it maroon to match the urn. I found the little birdhouse at Michael's.
  • traditional garden urns and contemporary containers, container gardening, flowers, gardening, perennials
Here is an interesting idea: mix herbs and perennials into your container plantings.
  • traditional garden urns and contemporary containers, container gardening, flowers, gardening, perennials
Parsley, Sage, Heuchera and Euphorbia have all been mixed in colorful annuals.
  • traditional garden urns and contemporary containers, container gardening, flowers, gardening, perennials
A closeup of the Sage leaves.
  • traditional garden urns and contemporary containers, container gardening, flowers, gardening, perennials
Creeping Jenny can be an invasive plant in the garden, but it spills beautifully over the edge of a container planting.
  • traditional garden urns and contemporary containers, container gardening, flowers, gardening, perennials
A pretty front porch vignette.
  • traditional garden urns and contemporary containers, container gardening, flowers, gardening, perennials
Classic and elegant.

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  • Douglas Hunt
    Douglas Hunt New Smyrna Beach, FL

    I think I like cannas as container plants better than in the ground. Your bird hoop/house is terrific.

  • Adriana
    Adriana Argentina

    Wow!! so lovely!! so many ideas!!! we are into Autumn....but I will clip these ideas for the future.. thank you!

  • Joffler
    Joffler Houston, TX

    Great ideas! Thanks.

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