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How To Add Vertical Interest To Your Flower Beds & Containers

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Low growing annuals in flower beds and containers are just plain boring. If you want to add height and vertical interest to your flower borders and container gardens, here are some of my tried and true ideas!
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Idea number one: Plant some tall perennials in the back row of your garden border!
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Add ladders with containers of annuals to your gardens!
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An old tree house ladder with teapot planters.
  • how to add vertical interest to your flower beds containers, container gardening, flowers, gardening, how to, outdoor living
Plant in raised containers right in the flower bed. Here my sister in law adds vertical interest with a bird bath pedestal and laundry tub framed by an old window in the garden! Fun and interesting!
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Use funnels on broomstick planters!
  • how to add vertical interest to your flower beds containers, container gardening, flowers, gardening, how to, outdoor living
Double-decker container gardens! Are you getting the idea? Height = more interest!
  • how to add vertical interest to your flower beds containers, container gardening, flowers, gardening, how to, outdoor living
Check out more of my vertical interest ideas on my blog!

To see more: http://www.organizedclutter.net/2015/06/how-to-add-vertical-interest-to-flower.html

Got a question about this project?

  • Judy Smith
    Judy Smith Springfield, MO

    Love your eclectic style. Not a big fan of perfect and neat. I use a patio bar for height in my shade garden. Puts my impatiens right up to eye level.

  • Kat
    Kat Carol Stream, IL

    Nicely done. I LOVE that tall, blue "birdhouse". I'm definitely making one of those.

  • Organized Clutter
    Organized Clutter International Falls, MN

    Thanks!

  • Adventures In Junking

    Gorgeous! Love the graniteware kettles!

  • Elizabeth Sagarminaga
    Elizabeth Sagarminaga Mission Viejo, CA

    It is really a brilliant idea to add vertical interest to your flower beds-containers that can adjoin a little extra pop of color to this adorable project.I was really glad to see this landscaping that is giving an elegant beauty to your yard.Nice

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