Our 2014 Container Garden

Every year I swear the container garden will be "just a few" pots. Never quite turns out that way, does it? Here is a look at how we went about creating this year's container garden wall.
- Jenn
Garden Stamp Container Garden 2014
Garden Stamp Container Garden 2012
Garden Stamp Container Garden 2013
For 2014, we started with a basil inspired color scheme - purple and green.
Acquired some great discount store pots with self-watering trays. To give them a bit of kick, we taped off the edges and watering holes then painted them purple.
The army of seedlings came off the windowsills and outside for the first time. We gave them a few days outside to adjust and reduce transplant shock.
We planted each tomato and pepper with companion plants. Spicy and sweet basil varieties are our favorites.
Draped sparkling beads between the pots to keep the birds away.
But we do welcome the bees. Here's one enjoying our heirloom lemon cucumber vine.
Update: July 4, 2014
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  • Cris Cris on Aug 01, 2015
    It seems that because of our little rodents (gophers) nothing is sacred to them, so my garden consists of a yard full of planters short ones, tall ones. I still am trying to arrange them in the most attractive manner I can but right now, not so attractive.

  • Elizabeth Sagarminaga Elizabeth Sagarminaga on Feb 03, 2016
    Such a marvelous container garden that is surrounded from white picket fence.I think it not only protect your yard from unwanted views but also enhance the beauty.I liked your container pots that is made from wood and can add a ritzy touch to your garden.Thanks for sharing the nice ideas with us.