Do you want to plant a gorgeous container garden to brighten up an outdoor living space but aren’t sure where to start? Learn how to design this outdoor planter that attracts hummingbirds.
I love to design container gardens.
In spring, my favorite thing to do is plant outdoor planters for my deck and patio areas to enjoy all season long.
Container gardens help soften the hard lines and lend to a relaxing atmosphere.
I’ve got a great container garden recipe for sun today that you can try.
And a little tip to keep those planters light so you can move them around easier.
The Elements of Container Garden Design
When designing an outdoor planter or any container, keep in mind the thriller, filler, and spiller method of design.
What does that mean?
It means you want a plant that will add height and drama (the thriller).
Plants that will fill in the container (the filler).
And plants that will trail over the outside of the container to soften the lines (the spiller).
There are lots of ways to achieve the look.
Here is one of the outdoor planter recipes that I designed for the season.